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Los Angeles Lakers at Milwaukee Bucks 1/21/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds & Info

Game Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers
Date & Time Thursday January 21, 2021, 7:30 PM (EST)
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MIL -1 ; Total 229
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In the first game of a Thursday night NBA on TNT doubleheader, the Los Angeles Lakers will visit the Milwaukee Bucks. The Lakers (11-4) own the best record in the league and rank third in the league in scoring defense (105.1 ppg). On Monday, Los Angeles blew a 19-point lead during a 115-113 home loss versus Golden State.

Dennis Schroder led five Los Angeles players in double figures with 25 points on 8-for-15 from the field. Anthony Davis added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Lakers.

The Milwaukee Bucks have won six of their first seven home games and are in a virtual tie with Boston for the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. On Monday, Milwaukee was unable to make the plays down the stretch of a 125-123 road loss against Brooklyn. The Bucks (9-5) missed 26 of their 37 three-point attempts and shot 43 percent overall.

Milwaukee F Giannis Antetokounmpo matched a game-high with 34 points to go along with 12 rebounds and seven assists. Jrue Holiday added 22 points and six assists for the Bucks.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
  • Bucks are 37-17 ATS in their last 54 games following a straight up loss.
  • Over is 4-0 in Lakers last 4 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Over is 23-9 in Bucks last 32 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Lakers are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

Free NBA Pick:

Milwaukee Bucks -1

Both teams come into this matchup with no significant injuries to report. These two teams rank in the top five in offensive efficiency, so the over is worth a look. The stronger play is on the Bucks to win and cover at home. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Bucks win and cover ATS 119-111.

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