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Milwaukee Bucks at Indiana Pacers Betting Pick – Jan 3, 2024

A pair of Central Division teams will mix it up for the second of back to back games on Wednesday. The Milwaukee Bucks are set to take on the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers won the first matchup between these two teams in Milwaukee on New Year’s Day. The win for the Pacers pushed their season record to 18-14 on the season. That is sixth in the East. 

For the Bucks, the loss dropped them to 24-9. The Bucks are still second in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks come into the game at -3.5 over the Pacers. The total for this game is at 258.5.

Haliburton Putting Together Insane Streak

Tyrese Haliburton continued his fantastic season in the win on Monday. The Pacers guard scored 26 points, ripped down 9 rebounds, and dished out 11 assists in the win. Haliburton has been incredible for Indiana this season, averaging 24.7 points and 12.7 assists per game. In his last five games, he has a mind blowing 79 assists.

Ben Mathurin was really good off the bench for the Pacers. He played in 36 minutes and scored 25 points and ripped down 13 rebounds. On the season, Mathurin is third on the team with 14 points per game. He typically averages just 25 minutes per game.

Indiana will look to extend their four game winning streak in this game. This is the first of five straight home games for the Pacers. Indiana will see visits from the Hawks, Celtics twice and Wizards over the next week.

Big Two for the Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo had another great game for the Bucks in the loss. The Greek Freak recorded a triple double, with 30 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists. On the season now, he is scoring 30.9 points per game, with 11.3 rebounds and 5.7 assists. In the last four games, he has scored 30 or more in each of them.

Damian Lillard is another leader for the Bucks. He struggled in this game, about has been solid most of the season. Lilliard only had 13 points in 38 minutes. In the win over the Cavaliers on the 29th of December; Lillard scored 31. His season high was 40 against the Spurs on December 19th.

Milwaukee is playing the first of three straight road games. The Bucks are at the Spurs on Thursday and Rockets on Saturday. The Bucks will then go home and host the Jazz, Celtics, Warriors and Kings next week.

Pay Back for the Bucks

The Pacers won in Milwaukee, and now the Bucks are going to win in Indianapolis. The team’s trade road wins. The Greek Freak and Dame Time are not going to let the Pacers sweep them to start 2024. Look for a much better game from the Bucks side here.

Our final betting pick for this game between the two top teams in the Central Division is the Milwaukee Bucks -3.5 over the Indiana Pacers. Enjoy the game, and best of luck with all your NBA Betting!

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