The Milwaukee Bucks invite the Los Angeles Lakers to town for their Friday night game. Milwaukee holds the second best record in the NBA this season with a score of 15-5, including an 11-2 at home. Los Angeles has been playing better basketball lately and has won six of the last eight games to go 8-12 overall. It’s doubtful that Dennis Schroder (personal) and Lonnie Walker IV (foot) would play for Los Angeles. Khris Middleton (wrist) is listed as likely and is expected to make his first season for Milwaukee, with no MarJon Beauchamp (illness) and Serge Ibaka (illness).
Denunciation is at 7:30 PM ET in Milwaukee. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Bucks as 8.5-point favourites, while the number of under/over or total points Vegas considers to be scored is 231 in the most recent Lakers to Bucks odds. Before making any Bucks – Lakers predictions and NBA predictions, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model on SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has generated well over $10,000 in profits for $100 players in top-rated NBA selections over the past four seasons. The model enters Week 7 of the 2022-23 NBA season with a stunning 106-70 in the top-rated NBA picks dating back to last season, yielding more than $2,800. Everyone who followed him saw huge returns.
Now, the model has her eye on the Bucks versus the Lakers. You can go to SportsLine to see their selection. Here are a few NBA betting lines for the Bucks and Lakers
- Lakers – Bucks difference: Bucks -8.5
- Lakers – Bucks under/over: 231 points
- Lakers – Bucks money line: Bucks -355, Lakers +278
- Los Angeles: Lakers lead 8-12 against spread this season
- Milwaukee: Bucks 12-7-1 against spread this season
- Lakers – Bucks predictions: see the predictions on SportsLine
Featured Game | Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers
Why can the Lakers hide?
After an ugly start to the 2022-23 campaign, the Lakers are on the rise. Los Angeles is 6-2 in the last eight games and the Lakers are out 100 positions by 8.7 points. This coincides with advanced shooting, including 60.5% true shooting score in eight competitions. The Lakers are in the top three in the NBA in free throw attempts (25.6 per game), and Los Angeles shoots 80.3% from the assist line. Los Angeles is above average in ball safety, turnover is just 14.5%, and the Lakers are very strong defensively.
The Lakers are in the NBA’s top eight with 110.1 points per 100 positions in defensive rating, and Los Angeles is the league’s best for free throw blocking (21.6 tries per game), 2P hit rate allowed (52.7%). in the quarter. ), 3P accuracy (34.0%) and FG percentage allowed (45.8%) are allowed. Milwaukee ranks 29th in the NBA for offensive free throws, and the Bucks are below average in field goal percentage.
Why can Bucks afford?
Milwaukee’s defense is outstanding, as the Bucks lead the NBA this season, losing just 106.5 points in 100 positions in the defensive rating. Milwaukee is also #1 in avoiding assists, giving up just 21.2 per game, and the Bucks are excellent all around. The Bucks are 2nd in FG percentage allowed (44.6%), 2P percentage allowed (49.7%), 2nd place in defensive rebound rate (74.9%), and 3rd place in blocked shots (6.4% per game).
Milwaukee should also capitalize on the Lakers’ lack of space, with Los Angeles placing in the NBA’s last five in 3-pointers and 3-pointers per game. On offense, the Bucks are shooting 13.0 3-pointers per game and Milwaukee is above average in producing 24.2 free throw attempts per game.
How are Lakers vs Bucks predictions made?
SportsLine’s model envisions a total of 11 players to score double-digit goals. The model also says that almost 70% of the simulations hit one side of the spread. Here you can only see the selections.
So who will win the Bucks and Lakers? Which side of the distribution hits in almost 70% of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side the Lakers v Bucks are on, all you have to do is jump in and find out Friday from the model that crushed the NBA picks.