Milwaukee Bucks at New Orleans Pelicans Matchup 3/28/2024

The efficient offense of the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26) will face the solid defense of the New Orleans Pelicans (44-28) at Smoothie King Center on March 28, 2024. The Bucks are favorites, by two points. The point total in the matchup is set at 224.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Milwaukee Bucks Bucks
92
-2 (-110)
-2 (-112)
226 pts
226 pts
-130
-130
line-movement
New Orleans Pelicans Pelicans
76
+2 (-110)
+2 (-108)
+110
+110

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
35-37-1 21-15-1 14-22-0
31-41-1 16-19-0 15-22-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 2-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 8-7-0 4-2-0 4-5-0
220.5 to 225 6-5-0 3-3-0 3-2-0 6-4-1 2-3-0 4-1-1
225.5 to 229 4-7-0 2-3-0 2-4-0 9-4-0 5-2-0 4-2-0
229.5 to 235 6-6-0 4-4-0 2-2-0 10-6-0 4-2-0 6-4-0
235.5 to 240 3-8-0 1-3-0 2-5-0 7-9-0 5-6-0 2-3-0
240.5 and over 11-15-0 6-7-0 5-8-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
32-41-0 17-20-0 15-21-0
41-31-1 20-15-0 21-16-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 4-7-0 3-7-0 1-0-0 4-1-0 4-1-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 3-6-0 3-6-0 0-0-0 3-5-0 2-3-0 1-2-0
-3.5 to -6.5 7-8-0 5-6-0 2-2-0 12-7-0 6-4-0 6-3-0
-0.5 to -3 3-4-0 3-0-0 0-4-0 4-5-0 1-3-0 3-2-0
0 to 3 5-4-0 3-1-0 2-3-0 6-7-0 4-3-0 2-4-0
+3.5 to +6.5 6-5-0 0-0-0 6-5-0 5-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
+7 to +10 3-2-0 0-0-0 3-2-0 7-2-1 1-0-0 6-2-1
+10.5 or more 1-5-0 0-0-0 1-5-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 17-18 48.6% 42.9 118.2
Favorite 42-17 71.2% 44.1 123.2
After Win 20-13 60.6% 39.4 122.1
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 20-14 58.8% 55.9 116.5
Underdog 14-13 51.9% 59.3 113.8
After Win 17-12 58.6% 58.6 115.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.9 27.8 25.4 29.4 27.3
114.1 29.5 28.3 28.1 28.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
116.1 27.9 28.3 32 27.9
113.2 28.4 28.8 28.7 27.3
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
116.5 29.3 28.1 30.3 28.8
118.2 31.6 29.3 29.8 27.5
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.2 26.5 26.3 29.3 28.1
109.7 29.1 27 27.2 26.4

Milwaukee Bucks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 MIL 123 vs CHA 85 -14 220.5 51.7% 18 11 40% 9 37% 17 5 27.5% 13
2/16/24 MIL 110 @ MEM 113 +14 223.5 46.7% 20 11 25% 13 53% 19 7 50% 16
2/14/24 MIL 97 vs MIA 123 -7 224 44.6% 11 5 33.3% 18 51.7% 18 7 47.5% 14
2/9/24 MIL 105 vs MIN 129 +2 226.5 49.4% 16 10 42.4% 13 55.2% 16 12 51.2% 8
2/5/24 MIL 108 @ UTA 123 -2.5 249.5 46.4% 25 7 36.6% 11 48.3% 24 12 38.6% 16

New Orleans Pelicans Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 NO 139 @ TOR 98 +9.5 229.5 50.5% 11 17 49% 11 38.7% 22 11 29.5% 11
2/29/24 NO 114 @ IND 123 -4 239.5 46.7% 23 7 37.9% 10 49% 9 14 36.8% 8
2/28/24 NO 115 @ NY 92 +6.5 214 50.6% 23 10 52.9% 14 37.3% 23 13 30.4% 11
2/8/24 NO 117 @ LAC 106 -5 234.5 53.4% 16 8 37.5% 12 46.2% 26 8 37.5% 19
2/6/24 NO 138 vs TOR 100 -10.5 230.5 51% 13 17 42.2% 7 47.6% 15 10 32.3% 18

Bucks vs. Pelicans Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBA
  • Favorite: Bucks (-2)
  • Total: 224

Bucks vs. Pelicans Matchup Statistics

  • The 120.6 points per game the Bucks put up are 10.1 more points than the Pelicans allow (110.5).
  • The Bucks are outscoring opponents by 3.6 points per game with a +258 scoring differential overall. They put up 120.6 points per game (third in the NBA) and allow 117 per contest (22nd in the league).
  • The Pelicans are outscoring opponents by 5.2 points per game, with a +372 scoring differential overall. They put up 115.7 points per game (13th in NBA) and allow 110.5 per outing (eighth in league).
  • Milwaukee is averaging 122.9 points per game this year in home games, which is 4.7 more points than it is averaging in away games (118.2).
  • In 2023-24 New Orleans is scoring 1.5 more points per game at home (116.5) than on the road (115).
  • The Bucks' offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 116 points a contest compared to the 120.6 they've averaged this year.
  • While the Pelicans are averaging 115.7 points per game in 2023-24, they have fallen short of that in their past 10 games, tallying 109.9 points per contest.

Bucks vs. Pelicans Previous Meetings

Bucks vs Pelicans (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/27/2024 Bucks -4 243 -166 +140 141-117 MIL
1/29/2023 Bucks -10.5 229.5 -520 +410 135-110 MIL
12/19/2022 Bucks -1 227.5 -110 -110 128-119 MIL

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.6 points, 11.4 rebounds and 6.4 assists.
  • Damian Lillard is averaging 24.5 points, 7.1 assists and 4.4 boards.
  • Brook Lopez's numbers on the season are 12.4 points, 5.3 boards and 1.7 assists per game, shooting 48.2% from the field and 36.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.9 made treys.
  • Bobby Portis is averaging 13.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists.
  • Malik Beasley's numbers on the season are 11.6 points, 3.9 boards and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 45.6% from the floor and 42.8% from downtown (ninth in league), with an average of 2.9 made treys.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson averages 22.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists. He is also draining 58.6% of his shots from the floor (ninth in league).
  • The Pelicans are getting 12.5 points, 9.1 boards and 2.1 assists per game from Jonas Valanciunas.
  • The Pelicans are receiving 18.7 points, 4.2 boards and 4.4 assists per game from CJ McCollum.
  • Herbert Jones averages 11.1 points, 3.5 boards and 2.6 assists. He is making 51.1% of his shots from the field and 42.5% from beyond the arc (10th in NBA), with 1.5 treys per game.
  • The Pelicans are receiving 14 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2 assists per game from Trey Murphy III.

Bucks vs. Pelicans Injury Report

  • Bucks Injuries: MarJon Beauchamp: Probable (Back), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Probable (Hamstring), Khris Middleton: Probable (Ankle), Patrick Beverley: Questionable (Wrist), Patrick Beverley: Questionable (Wrist)
  • Pelicans Injuries: Brandon Ingram: Out (Knee), Jose Alvarado: Questionable (Hip)