Milwaukee Bucks at Houston Rockets Matchup 1/6/2024

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MIL 108 @ HOU 112

Toyota Center, Final

41-41, 3rd West Southwest

MIL 108 @ HOU 112

Toyota Center, Final

The Milwaukee Bucks (25-10) battle the Houston Rockets (17-16) on January 6, 2024 at Toyota Center. The Bucks favored by seven points in a contest featuring one of the strongest offensive squads in the NBA (the Bucks) against one of the best defensive squads (the Rockets). The matchup has an over/under set at 237.5 points.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Milwaukee Bucks Bucks
92
-5 (-110)
-7 (-110)
238.5 pts
237.5 pts
-205
-270
line-movement
Houston Rockets Rockets
78
+5 (-110)
+7 (-110)
+170
+220

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
22-14-0 12-7-0 10-7-0
14-19-1 8-12-1 6-7-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 9-3-0 6-1-0 3-2-0
220.5 to 225 2-2-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 9-5-0 7-3-0 2-2-0
225.5 to 229 0-4-0 0-2-0 0-2-0 2-2-0 1-0-0 1-2-0
229.5 to 235 3-4-0 2-3-0 1-1-0 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
235.5 to 240 2-3-0 0-2-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0
240.5 and over 8-8-0 4-4-0 4-4-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
15-21-0 7-12-0 8-9-0
21-13-0 15-6-0 6-7-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 1-5-0 1-5-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 1-3-0 1-3-0 0-0-0 8-2-0 4-0-0 4-2-0
-3.5 to -6.5 5-4-0 4-4-0 1-0-0 3-4-0 2-0-0 1-4-0
-0.5 to -3 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 2-3-0 2-2-0 0-1-0
0 to 3 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0 5-2-0 4-2-0 1-0-0
+3.5 to +6.5 2-4-0 0-0-0 2-4-0 2-2-0 2-2-0 0-0-0
+7 to +10 3-2-0 0-0-0 3-2-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
+10.5 or more 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 9-7 56.2% 50 124.4
Favorite 25-9 73.5% 41.2 125
After Losses 7-0 100% 71.4 122.7
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 14-6 70% 70 113.8
Underdog 8-14 36.4% 50 111
After Losses 5-6 45.5% 45.5 114.2

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
106.8 27.8 25.9 26.7 26.4
110.2 27.9 27.7 27.8 26.8
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
115.5 27.6 28.3 31.9 27.7
112.1 27.9 29 28.5 26.7
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
116.5 29.2 28.1 30.5 28.7
117.9 31.5 29.2 29.6 27.6
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
117.2 31 30.3 28.5 27.4
116.1 29.3 30 28.7 28.1

Milwaukee Bucks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
1/4/24 MIL 130 @ IND 142 +3.5 258 50% 32 10 37.8% 13 55.6% 34 7 40% 10
12/28/23 MIL 144 @ BKN 122 +10 244 58.4% 23 8 45.1% 10 44.6% 29 17 21.9% 9
12/23/23 MIL 130 @ NY 111 +2 244 52.7% 23 12 50% 14 44.1% 21 11 31% 11
12/22/23 MIL 118 vs ORL 114 -8.5 238.5 42.2% 35 10 29.7% 13 45.5% 23 13 24.2% 7
12/20/23 MIL 132 vs SA 119 -16.5 248.5 47.2% 18 11 36.7% 6 47.9% 21 8 30% 16

Houston Rockets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
1/6/24 HOU 95 vs MIN 122 +4 217.5 40% 15 7 37.5% 15 52.3% 20 9 42.4% 14
1/4/24 HOU 112 vs BKN 101 -4 222 48.7% 27 4 48.7% 15 38.7% 26 15 29.5% 8
12/28/23 HOU 113 vs PHO 129 +3 225 41.7% 22 9 41.5% 9 57.3% 26 8 42.4% 19
12/24/23 HOU 106 @ NO 104 -7.5 226.5 42.7% 35 13 31% 11 46.3% 29 13 25.8% 16
12/23/23 HOU 122 vs DAL 96 -8.5 222.5 48.4% 23 12 28.9% 16 34.7% 26 14 17.5% 11

Bucks vs. Rockets Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, January 6, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: Spac
  • Favorite: Bucks (-7)
  • Total: 237.5

Bucks vs. Rockets Matchup Statistics

  • The 124.8 points per game the Bucks put up are 14.9 more points than the Rockets allow (109.9).
  • The Bucks outscore opponents by 5.1 points per game (scoring 124.8 points per game to rank second in the league while giving up 119.7 per outing to rank 24th in the NBA) and have a +176 scoring differential overall.
  • The Rockets outscore opponents by 2.6 points per game (posting 112.5 points per game, 23rd in league, and giving up 109.9 per contest, second in NBA) and have a +84 scoring differential.
  • Milwaukee is posting 125.1 points per game at home. Away from home, it is averaging 124.4 points per contest.
  • At home Houston is putting up 113.8 points per game, 3.3 more than it is averaging away (110.5).
  • The Bucks have been racking up 126.1 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that's slightly higher than the 124.8 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 campaign.
  • While the Rockets are averaging 112.5 points per game in 2023-24, they have improved that mark in their last 10 games, amassing 118.5 a contest.

Bucks vs. Rockets Previous Meetings

Bucks vs Rockets (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/17/2023 Bucks -7 231.5 -285 +230 128-119 MIL
12/11/2022 Bucks -10 227 -460 +370 97-92 HOU
10/22/2022 Bucks -13.5 227 -900 +625 125-105 MIL

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.8 points, 11.5 boards and 5.8 assists, shooting 60.4% from the field (seventh in NBA).
  • Damian Lillard's numbers on the season are 25.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game, shooting 43% from the floor and 34.6% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3 made 3-pointers.
  • Brook Lopez is averaging 12.8 points, 1.3 assists and 4.9 rebounds.
  • Bobby Portis averages 12.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists, shooting 50.1% from the floor and 34.4% from downtown, with 1 made treys per game.
  • Khris Middleton is averaging 14.4 points, 4.4 boards and 4.8 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

Rockets Leaders

  • Alperen Sengun averages 21.5 points for the Rockets, plus 8.9 rebounds and 5.1 assists.
  • The Rockets receive 17.2 points per game from Fred VanVleet, plus 3.9 boards and 8.6 assists.
  • Per game, Jalen Green gets the Rockets 17.5 points, 4.6 boards and 3.1 assists, plus 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocks.
  • Jabari Smith Jr. averages 13.4 points, 8.6 boards and 1.5 assists. He is sinking 48.3% of his shots from the field and 38.3% from 3-point range, with 1.7 treys per contest.
  • The Rockets receive 5.2 points per game from Jae'Sean Tate, plus 3.5 boards and 1.1 assists.

Bucks vs. Rockets Injury Report

  • Bucks Injuries: Jae Crowder: Out (Groin)
  • Rockets Injuries: Dillon Brooks: Out (Abdomen), Tari Eason: Out (Leg), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)