Milwaukee Bucks vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 29 (1/29): NBA
- Tactical Picks
- Jan 29, 2023, 11:54:50 PM
|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Bucks money line||-600|
|Bucks spread||-11 (-110)|
|Pelicans money line||+460|
|Pelicans spread||+11 (-110)|
|Over / under||229.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Milwaukee Bucks||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Home / road record||19-5||9-15|
|Points per game||113.00||115.00|
|Points allowed per game||111.00||113.00|
|Rebounds per game||48.00||44.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||44.00||41.00|
|Over / under record||24-25||27-23|
The Milwaukee Bucks return home to host the New Orleans Pelicans at the Fiserv Forum on Sunday night. These teams faced each other earlier this season in New Orleans where the Bucks took the win 128-119.
The Bucks get here with a 32-17 record overall and are 19-5 at home ranking 1st in the Central division. The Bucks are 17-13 in Eastern Conference play. Milwaukee is 4-0 in games decided by less than 4 points.
Jrue Holiday averages 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Bucks, scoring 19.6 points while shooting 37.8% from beyond the arc. Antetokounmpo is averaging 31.3 points, 12 rebounds and 5.3 assists over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
In their last 10 games, the Bucks are 7-3, averaging 118.4 points, 44.4 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points per game.
New Orleans Pelicans
The Pelicans get here with a 26-24 record overall and 9-15 in road games ranking 2nd in the Southwest. New Orleans is fifth in the Western Conference with 15.2 fast break points per game led by CJ McCollum averaging 3.2.
Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 14.5 points and 9.8 rebounds for the Pelicans. CJ McCollum is averaging 3.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for New Orleans.
In their last 10 games the Pelicans are 2-8, averaging 107.2 points, 39.8 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.9 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.0 points.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans' last 5 games.
New Orleans are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
New Orleans are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games against Milwaukee.
New Orleans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Milwaukee are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games.
Milwaukee are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The Bucks are playing their best basketball right now since the return of Giannis and Middleton has been playing better as well. The Pelicans have lost 7 games in a row and are without 3 of their best players so this is a bad spot for them facing a team that has lost only 5 games at home and playing at their best right now. Giannis and company will be too much for the Pels. Take the Bucks.
PICK: Bucks -11 (-110)
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