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charlotte hornets vs milwaukee bucks prediction 11/17/2023 sport preview

Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/17/2023

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Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/17/2023
  • Take the Bucks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Hornets (+7.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 213 points, and we suggest taking the under

Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks Preview

Betting on today’s Bucks and Hornets game? Catch the action at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC, as the Hornets hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BSSE.

The Bucks are the favorites in this Eastern conference matchup the against the Hornets. The over/under for the game is set at 236 points. Check out BetCoco for Charlotte Hornets – Milwaukee Bucks odds

Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Bucks and Hornets did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Bucks have a record of 2-1. However, against the spread the Hornets went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 1-2 on an average of 228 points per game.

  • Although Milwaukee has a straight up record of 2-3 in their last five road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4. The team averaged 117 points per game in these games.
  • Charlotte has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 118 points per game while allowing 124. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Charlotte has an ATS mark of 3-1-1 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • Although the Bucks have a strong straight up record in their last five games as the betting favorite, they have not done as well vs the spread going 1-4.

Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction

Over the Bucks’ last five games, they are 3-2 and come in with an overall record of 7-4. This season, when playing on the road, the Bucks have a 2-3 record, while their record at home is 5-1.

Milwaukee currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 2-9 at this point. The Bucks maintain an ATS record of 1-4 on the road, while they have a 1-5 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Bucks come in with an over/under record of 7-4-0 for the current season. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 235.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 229.1.

The Bucks are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 128 points vs. the Raptors. This figure is more than their season average of 117 points per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading the team in scoring at 29.5 points per contest. Damian Lillard has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 24.3 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Bucks’ defense is giving up an average of 117.7 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Bucks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.5% while allowing 35.5% from downtown.

Getting ready to face the Bucks, the Hornets hold an overall record of 3-7 and need a win to break their two game losing streak. On the road, the Hornets have gone 2-3 so far this season compared to their 1-4 mark at home.

Charlotte currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 4-5 at this point. As the favorite this season, Charlotte is 0-2 vs. the spread while going 4-3 as the underdog.

The Hornets have seen over half of their games surpassing the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 7-3-0. They have an average over/under line of 231.5 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 5.4.

In their recent matchup, the Hornets offense ended with 105 points against the Heat. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 15 threes. LaMelo Ball is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 22.2 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, P.J. Washington brings a PPG average of 17.2 into the game.

The Hornets’ defense is presently ranked 27th in the league, allowing an average of 121.9 points per contest.

The Charlotte defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.1% of their field goal attempts vs. Charlotte.

The Bucks enter this game as 7.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 107-106.

Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Tips

  • Take the Bucks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Hornets (+7.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 213 points, and we suggest taking the under

Charlotte Hornets Injury Report

  • Gordon Hayward – Hamstring – Questionable
  • Terry Rozier – Groin – Out
  • Frank Ntilikina – Left Tibia – Out
  • Cody Martin – Knee – Out
  • Brandon Miller – Ankle – Questionable

Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo – Calf – Questionable
  • Jae Crowder – Groin – Out
  • MarJon Beauchamp – Ankle – Questionable
  • Chris Livingston – Ankle – Out

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