Bucks vs Lakers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 31, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 31, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (29-17) will look to break a three-game winning streak when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers (30-17) on Wednesday, March 31 at Staples Center as  favorites. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s point total is .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of March 30, 2021, 8:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Lakers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 31

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

Lakers:
Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
LeBron James: Out (Ankle),
Jared Dudley: Out (Knee)

Bucks and Lakers Records ATS

  • Milwaukee’s record against the spread is 20-26 this season.
  • When favored by at least 8.5 points, the Bucks are 15-7 against the spread this season.
  • 28 of 46 Milwaukee games this season (60.9%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Los Angeles has a 22-25 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers only hold a 6-8 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least an 8.5-point underdog.
  • 29 of Los Angeles’ 47 games (61.7%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

LeBron James scored a team-high 34 points to help lead the Lakers past Giannis Antetokounmpo (25 points) and the Bucks 113-106 in their most recent matchup on January 21, 2021. The Bucks were favored by 1.5 points in the game, but the Lakers covered the spread in the loss. The teams combined to score 219 total points to fall short of the 228.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2021 Bucks Bucks -1.5 228.5 -120 100 Regular Season 113-106 LAL

Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup total (222 points) in 36 out of 46 opportunities (78.3% of matchups).
  • In 19 out of Los Angeles’ 47 games this year (40.4%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • The Bucks have seen a 232 average over/under in their games this season, 10 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.3 points more than the average over/under in Lakers’ games this season (216.7 points).
  • The Bucks’ average implied point total this season is 4.5 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (119.5 implied points on average compared to 115 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, Milwaukee has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) 28 times.
  • The 113.8-point average implied total on the season for the Lakers is 6.8 more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Los Angeles has scored more than 107 points 30 times this season.
  • The Bucks are the league’s second-highest scoring team (119.1 PPG), while the Lakers allow the second-fewest points per game (106) in NBA play.
  • The Bucks have totaled 281 more points than their opponents this season (6.1 per game on average), and the Lakers have scored 220 more points than their opponents (4.7 per game).

Bucks Leaders

  • The Bucks points, rebounds and assists leader is Antetokounmpo. He puts up 28.4 points per game and adds 11.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists.
  • Antetokounmpo’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 47.5, 1.4 greater than his season average of 46.1.
  • Khris Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, knocking down 2.2 per game.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 2.2.
  • Milwaukee’s steals leader is Jrue Holiday, who collects 1.8 per game. Brook Lopez leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks a contest.
  • Lopez’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks higher than his season average of 1.4.

Lakers Leaders

  • James’ strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Lakers scoring and assists leaderboards with 25.4 points per game and 7.9 assists per game.
  • Andre Drummond collects all of the boards and is the Los Angeles leader in rebounds, grabbing 13.5 per game.
  • Drummond’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is listed at 3.5 rebounds, 10.0 rebounds lower than his season average of 13.5.
  • James makes more threes per game than any other member of the Lakers, cashing in 2.4 treys per game.
  • Los Angeles’ Drummond has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.6 per game and Anthony Davis is first in blocks with 1.8 per game.
  • Davis’ blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 1.8.

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