Bucks vs Hornets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 9, 2021

Written By Staff on April 9, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (32-19) are favored by  against the Charlotte Hornets (26-24) on Friday, April 9 at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup airs on BSWI. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 9, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Hornets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 9

P.J. Tucker: Out (Calf),
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee)

Gordon Hayward: Out (Foot),
LaMelo Ball: Out (Wrist),
Malik Monk: Out (Ankle)

Bucks and Hornets Records ATS

  • Milwaukee’s record against the spread is 22-29 this season.
  • The Bucks have a winning record against the spread when favored by 9.5 points or more, going 12-6 this season.
  • 30 of 51 Milwaukee games this season (58.8%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Charlotte has a 27-22 record ATS this season.
  • 25 of Charlotte’s 49 games (51%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Hornets knocked off the Bucks 126-114. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 34 points, and Gordon Hayward paced the Hornets with 27. The Hornets covered the spread as 9-point underdogs, and the teams scored 240 total points to finish over on the 230.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 Bucks Hornets -9 230.5 -438 337 Regular Season 126-114 CHA
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Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup total (226 points) in 33 out of 51 opportunities (64.7% of matchups).
  • In 20 out of Charlotte’s 50 games this year (40%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Friday’s matchup.
  • On average, the Bucks have seen a 232 over/under in their games this season, six more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.6 points more than the average over/under in Hornets’ games this season (222.4 points).
  • The Bucks have an average implied point total of 119.3 this season, which is 1.3 points higher than their implied total in Friday’s game (118).
  • So far this season, Milwaukee has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (118) 29 times.
  • The 114.9-point average implied total on the season for the Hornets is 6.9 more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Charlotte has scored more than this game’s implied total of 108 points 33 times this season.
  • The Bucks are the league’s second-highest scoring team (119 PPG), while the Hornets allow the 17th-fewest points per game (111.7) in NBA action.
  • The Bucks have totaled 299 more points than their opponents this season (5.9 per game on average), while the Hornets have been out-scored by 45 total points (0.9 per game average differential).

Bucks Leaders

  • Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (28.8 points per game), rebounding (11.4 per game) and assisting (6.2 per game).
  • Antetokounmpo’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 35.5, 10.8 less than his season average of 46.3.
  • The Bucks are led by Khris Middleton from long distance. He hits 2.2 shots from deep per game.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 2.2.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who records 1.4 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.8 steals an outing.
  • Holiday’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals lower than his season average of 1.8.

Hornets Leaders

  • The Hornets leader in scoring is Terry Rozier with 20.3 points per game. He also adds 4.1 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per game.
  • Rozier’s points prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, 7.2 points greater than his season average of 20.3.
  • Cody Zeller (7.1 rebounds per game) and LaMelo Ball (6.1 assists per game) are the Charlotte leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Ball’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 26.5, 1.5 less than his season average of 28.0.
  • Rozier makes more threes per game than any other member of the Hornets, cashing in 3.3 treys per game.
  • Rozier’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 4.5, 1.2 shots higher than his season average of 3.3.
  • Ball is at the top of Charlotte’s steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and P.J. Washington leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Washington’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks higher than his season average of 1.3.


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