Clippers vs Bucks: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 29, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 29, 2021 - Last Updated on April 2, 2021

Los Angeles (31-16) and Milwaukee (29-16) meet at Staples Center on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 10:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The game is listed as a pick ’em. The matchup’s over/under is set at 229.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 29, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Bucks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 29

Clippers:
Serge Ibaka: Day To Day (Back),
Patrick Beverley: Day To Day (Knee)

Bucks:
Khris Middleton: Day To Day (Hip),
Rodions Kurucs: Day To Day (Abdominal),
Donte DiVincenzo: Day To Day (Foot),
P.J. Tucker: Day To Day (Calf),
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee),
Bobby Portis: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Jrue Holiday: Day To Day (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Clippers
Total Pick Under (229.5)
Prediction Clippers 116, Bucks 112

The model has the Clippers as significant favorites (4.3 points) in a game DraftKings has as a pick’em. Take the Clippers.

In this game, the model projects a total (227.8 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (229.5 points).

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Clippers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kawhi Leonard 38 26.0 6.3 4.8 1.8 0.5 2.0
Paul George 36 22.5 6.3 5.5 1.1 0.5 3.2
Marcus Morris 36 12.3 3.8 1.1 0.5 0.3 2.4
Serge Ibaka 39 10.9 6.7 1.7 0.2 1.2 1.0
Reggie Jackson 44 9.2 2.7 2.9 0.6 0.1 1.5

Clippers Player Props

  • Kawhi Leonard’s PRA prop total for the matchup is set at 36.5, 0.5 lower than his season average of 37.0.
  • Ivica Zubac’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is set at 8.5 boards, 1.3 rebounds higher than his season average of 7.2.
  • Paul George’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.7 shots lower than his season average of 3.2.
  • Leonard’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals lower than his season average of 1.8.

Bucks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 42 28.3 11.5 6.4 1.2 1.3 1.1
Khris Middleton 44 20.5 6.1 5.4 1.1 0.2 2.3
Jrue Holiday 34 15.9 4.4 5.1 1.7 0.5 1.8
Brook Lopez 45 11.4 5.2 0.7 0.7 1.4 1.5
Bobby Portis 43 11.0 6.8 1.1 0.8 0.4 1.1

Bucks Player Props

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 13.5 boards, 2.0 rebounds greater than his season average of 11.5.
  • Khris Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
  • Jrue Holiday’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

Shooting Trends

  • The Clippers make 48.3% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.9 percentage points higher than the Bucks have allowed to their opponents (45.4%).
  • Los Angeles is 24-11 against the spread and 27-8 overall when it shoots better than 45.4% from the field.
  • Milwaukee has an 18-14 record against the spread and a 26-6 record overall when allowing its opponents to knock down more than 48.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Bucks are shooting 48.5% from the field, 1.6% higher than the 46.9% the Clippers’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Milwaukee is 16-11 against the spread and 21-6 overall when it shoots better than 46.9% from the field.
  • Los Angeles is 22-11 against the spread and 25-8 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot greater than 48.5% from the field.
  • The Clippers shoot 41.6% from three-point range, 4.3% higher than the 37.3% the Bucks allow to opponents.
  • Los Angeles has put together a 21-11 record against the spread and a 24-8 straight-up record in games this season when the team hits more than 37.3% of its three-point shots.
  • Milwaukee is 18-14 against the spread while putting up a 26-6 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 41.6% from downtown.
  • The Bucks shoot 39.3% from three-point distance this season. That’s three percentage points higher than the Clippers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (36.3%).
  • Milwaukee has a 15-16 ATS record and is 22-9 straight-up when the team hits more than 36.3% of its three-point attempts.
  • Los Angeles has a 22-11 ATS record and a 25-8 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 39.3% from three-point distance.
  • The Clippers knock down 14.3 three-pointers per game this season, only 0.5 fewer made shots on average than the 14.8 per game the Bucks give up.
  • Milwaukee has gone 13-7 against the spread and 18-2 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Los Angeles hits fewer threes than its opponents, it is 4-10 ATS and 5-9 straight up.
  • The Clippers are the sixth-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Bucks allow the 27th-fewest makes from deep.

Clippers vs Bucks Stat Rankings

Clippers Rank Clippers AVG Bucks AVG Bucks Rank
6th 115 Points Scored 119.4 1st
6th 108.7 Points Allowed 112.6 19th
25th 44.2 Rebounds 48.6 2nd
19th 9.4 Off. Rebounds 10.6 7th
6th 14.3 3pt Made 14.8 4th
18th 24.2 Assists 25.9 11th
4th 12 Turnovers 13.6 17th

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