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Milwaukee Bucks at New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview

In one of the two games on tap in the National Basketball Association on Thursday, the Milwaukee Bucks are at the New Orleans Pelicans. The Bucks come into the game as the second seeded team in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks are coming off a double overtime loss at home to the Lakers on Tuesday. Milwaukee is now 46-26 on the season.

For the New Orleans Pelicans, they are coming off a loss on Tuesday as well. New Orleans fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Pelicans are 44-28 on the season. New Orleans and the Clippers are battling for their fourth seed to host a first round playoff series.

The Milwaukee Bucks are -1.5 on the road in this game. The total is set at 226.5.

Tired Milwaukee Bunch

The Bucks are coming off the thriller against the Lakers, and now are going to have some tired legs. Giannis Antetokounmpo played 46 minutes in the game, while Damian Lillard logged a team high 49. The Greek Freak finished with 29 points, 21 rebounds and 11 assists in the game. Lillard scored 27.

On the season, Milwaukee is third in the league with 120.6 points per game. The Bucks are making nearly 15 three point shots per game. The top scorer has been Antetonounmpo with 30.6 points per game, 11.4 rebounds and 6.4 assists. Milwaukee is also getting 24.5 per game from Lillard.

Milwaukee will play at the Hawks and Wizards in their next two games, before coming back home to host the Memphis Grizzlies on April 3rd.

Big Season in NOLA

Zion Williamson is putting together a really solid season for the Pelicans. The former Duke Blue Devils star has scored 65 points over his last two games. This game after a four point performance in a game at Miami. On the season, Williamson leads the team with 22.7 points per game.

Another former Duke start, Brandon Ingram is at 20.9 per game, but he is out with a knee injury. The Pelicans look to have Ingram back in time for the postseason. In the recent loss to the Thunder, Williamson led the team with 29, while CJ McCollum added 23 and Troy Murphy poured in 16.

The Pelicans are at home on Saturday against the Boston Celtics. Following that, New Orleans will host the Suns, Magic and Spurs. The next road game for the New Orleans Pelicans comes on April 7th in Phoenix.

Pelicans Top Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks could sit some of their top guys in this one. They had some key players playing a ton of minutes in the loss to the Lakers. Do not be surprised if they do in this one. The Pelicans are going to win this game at home.

The Pelicans could use the win, as they would love to grab that home game in the postseason. When we bet on this game, we are going to take the New Orleans Pelicans +1.5 over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA betting!

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