Bucks vs Knicks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 27, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 27, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (29-15) hit the court against the New York Knicks (23-22) as heavy, 10-point favorites on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on FS-WI. The point total for the matchup is set at 223.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 27, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of March 27

Bucks:
Rodions Kurucs: Out (Abdominal),
P.J. Tucker: Out (Calf),
Bobby Portis: Out (Health Protocols)

Knicks:
Reggie Bullock: Day To Day (Ankle),
Nerlens Noel: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Derrick Rose: Day To Day (Conditioning),
Elfrid Payton: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Julius Randle: Day To Day (Thigh)

Bucks and Knicks Records ATS

  • Milwaukee has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 20-24 against the spread.
  • The Bucks have a winning record against the spread when favored by 10 points or more, going 11-6 this season.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 27 of 44 games this season (61.4%).
  • New York has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 27-18.
  • 37.8% of New York’s 45 games this season have reached the over/under.

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Head to Head

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 24 points to help lead the Bucks past RJ Barrett (22 points) and the Knicks 134-101 in their last matchup on March 11, 2021. The Bucks were favored by 10.5 points in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams put up a total of 235 total points to cover the 222.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/11/2021 Bucks Bucks -10.5 222.5 -600 436 Regular Season 134-101 MIL
12/27/2020 Bucks Knicks -13 222.5 -1103 696 Regular Season 130-110 NY


Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 223 total in 34 out of 44 games (77.3%) this season.
  • In New York’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup point total in 11 out of 45 matchups (24.4%).
  • The Bucks have seen a 232.7 average over/under in their games this season, 9.7 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 12.8 points separates this contest’s over/under (223 points) and the average total points bet in Knicks’ games (210.2 points) this season.
  • The Bucks have an average implied point total of 119.7 this season, which is 2.7 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (117).
  • Milwaukee has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (117) 26 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Knicks (109.8) is 2.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (107).
  • New York has totaled more than 107 points in 20 games on the season.
  • The Bucks are at the top of the NBA’s scoring charts (119.9 PPG), while the Knicks allow the fewest points per game (104.9) in the league.
  • The Bucks have put up a total of 311 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 7.1 per game), and the Knicks have out-scored opponents by 20 points on the season (0.4 more per game).

Bucks Leaders

  • The Bucks points, rebounds and assists leader is Antetokounmpo. He contributes 28.3 points per game and adds 11.5 rebounds and 6.4 assists.
  • Antetokounmpo’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 48.5, 2.3 higher than his season average of 46.2.
  • The Bucks are led by Khris Middleton from long distance. He knocks down 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who records 1.4 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.7 steals a game.
  • Holiday’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

Knicks Leaders

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks with 23.0 points per game, 10.8 rebounds per game, and 5.8 assists per game.
  • Randle’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 25.5, 2.5 points greater than his season average of 23.0.
  • Reggie Bullock makes more threes per game than any other member of the Knicks, cashing in 2.1 treys per game.
  • Bullock’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 2.1.
  • Nobody on New York grabs more steals than Mitchell Robinson (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Nerlens Noel (2.0 per game).
  • Robinson’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.7 steals less than his season average of 1.2.

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