Bucks vs Trail Blazers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (29-18) will attempt to continue a four-game win streak when they host the Milwaukee Bucks (30-17) on Friday, April 2 at Moda Center as  underdogs. The contest airs at 10:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 2, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 2

Bucks:
P.J. Tucker: Out (Calf),
Bobby Portis: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Jeff Teague: Day To Day (Health Protocols)

Trail Blazers:
Nassir Little: Out (Thumb),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Bucks and Trail Blazers Records ATS

  • Milwaukee is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 21-26
  • The Bucks have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3.5 points, going 19-22 this season.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 28 of 47 games this season (59.6%).
  • Portland has a 24-23 record ATS this season.
  • The Trail Blazers only hold a 10-11 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3.5-point underdog.
  • 27 of Portland’s 47 games (57.4%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Bucks knocked off the Trail Blazers 134-106. Jrue Holiday led the Bucks with 22 points, and Nassir Little paced the Trail Blazers with 30. The Bucks covered the spread as 9.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to score 240 total points to go over the 235-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2021 Bucks Bucks -9.5 235 -460 353 Regular Season 134-106 MIL

Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee’s games this year have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup over/under (236.5 points) in 51.1% of opportunities (24 out of 47 matchups).
  • 18 Portland games this year (38.3% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Friday’s over/under of 236.5 points.
  • On average, the over/under in Bucks games is 5.0 points fewer than the over/under of 236.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 6.4 points more than the average over/under in Trail Blazers’ games this season (230.1 points).
  • The average implied total for the Bucks this season is 119.3 points, 0.7 fewer points than their implied total of 120 points in Friday’s game.
  • Milwaukee has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (120) 25 times this season.
  • The Trail Blazers’ average implied point total on the season (117.4 points) is 0.4 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (117 points).
  • Portland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 117 points 23 times this season.
  • The Bucks are the league’s second-highest scoring team (118.9 PPG), while the Trail Blazers allow the 27th-fewest points per game (115.2) in NBA action.
  • The Bucks have put up a total of 296 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 6.3 per game), while the Trail Blazers have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 10 total points, -0.2 per game).

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (28.3 points per game), rebounding (11.3 per game) and assisting (6.3 per game).
  • Antetokounmpo’s assists prop over/under for the contest is listed at 8.5 assists, 2.2 assists higher than his season average of 6.3.
  • Khris Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, hitting 2.2 per game.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Milwaukee’s steals leader is Holiday, who grabs 1.8 per game. Brook Lopez leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks a contest.
  • Holiday’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals less than his season average of 1.8.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard holds the top spot on the Trail Blazers scoring and assist lists, putting up 29.8 points and 7.8 assists per game.
  • Lillard’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 29.5, 0.3 points lower than his season average of 29.8.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Enes Kanter is the Portland leader with 11.6 per game.
  • Kanter’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is posted at 10.5 rebounds, 1.1 rebounds less than his season average of 11.6.
  • CJ McCollum makes more threes per game than any other member of the Trail Blazers, averaging 4.2 treys per game.
  • McCollum’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.7 shots lower than his season average of 4.2.
  • One Portland player is its leader in both steals and blocks. Robert Covington averages 1.7 steals per game and 1.3 blocks per game.
  • Covington’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.

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