Bucks vs. Clippers Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Monday, Mar 4

Oct 29, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) controls the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half at Crypto.com Arena.
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The Bucks are set to face the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, Mar 4. The game is scheduled for 8:00 ET while airing on NBA. Milwaukee enters this game as 5.5-point favorites with the total set at 226. How will this one play out? Let’s dive into the Bucks vs Clippers predictions below.

Bucks vs. Clippers Odds

  • Spread: Bucks -5.5
  • Total 226

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Game Info

  • Date: Monday, Mar 4
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee WI
  • TV: NBA

Clippers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Clippers have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across their ten previous road games, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 8-2 while averaging 116 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Clippers have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Bucks Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Bucks have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Milwaukee has played well in their previous three home games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 114 points per game while allowing 98. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-0.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Bucks have a straight up record of 7-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 7-3.

Will Los Angeles Come Through as Road Underdogs?

In games where the Clippers have been the underdog this season, their O/U record is 4-8, and their scoring margin is -8.6 points per game. Today’s O/U line is 226, and the average O/U line in their games is 230.7. Their games have averaged 229.9 points.

Los Angeles’ ATS record as the underdog is 3-9, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, they are 16-14 ATS compared to 15-14 ATS at home.

The Clippers are coming off a 89-88 win over the Timberwolves, where they were 2.5-point underdogs. The combined scoring in that game was 177, and the O/U line was 219.5.

Currently, the Clippers are 39-20 overall, which is good for 4th place in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 24-16 and 15-4 in non-conference games.

When looking at their road record, the Clippers are 18-12, and they have won their last two games on the road. The team’s scoring differential on the road is +3.5 PPG.

This season, the Clippers are 10th in the NBA in scoring at 117.4 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 117.2 points per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Clippers are 7th in field goal percentage at 49%. They are also 6th in true shooting percentage.

Los Angeles is 3rd in the league in three-point shooting at 38%, but they are just 26th in pace at 97.2 possessions per game.

The Clippers’ defense is presently ranked 9th in the league, allowing an average of 112.5 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Clippers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.2% and allowing 35.6% from beyond the arc.

Can the Bucks Live Up to the Hype at Home?

Today’s over/under line of 226 is lower than the Bucks’ season average of 238.6 points per game. This year, 50 of their games have had higher over/under lines than 226.

Milwaukee’s last five games have all finished with fewer points than the over/under lines. In their most recent game against the Bulls, the Bucks won by a score of 113-97, which was well below the O/U line of 221.5.

In non-conference games, the Bucks have gone 11-8 compared to 29-13 against the Eastern Conference. Their overall record of 40-21 is good for 2nd in the East.

Milwaukee has won five straight games and is favored by 5.5 points today. Against the spread, the Bucks are 26-35 for the season, including a 13-18 mark at home and 13-17 on the road.

Looking at their ATS record as the favorite, the Bucks are 24-30 this season. In games where they have been favored, their straight-up record is 39-15.

The Bucks’ offense has been one of the most efficient in the league this season, ranking 2nd in points per game at 121.5. At home, they are averaging 123.3 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA.

Milwaukee has been a top-10 team in three-point shooting this season, hitting 37% of their attempts. They are also 6th in the league in both three-point attempts and makes per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Bucks are 3rd in the NBA in attempts at 25.3 per game. Overall, they are 4th in free-throw makes at 19.5 per game.

Currently, the Bucks’ defense holds the 18th rank in the NBA, allowing 117.1 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Bucks squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.8% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.0% from downtown.

Bucks vs. Clippers Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Giannis Antetokounmpo and his points prop of 31.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -125 while the under is at -109. For his matchup against the Bucks, we recommend taking the under on Giannis Antetokounmpo and his prop bet of 31.5 points. According to our player projection model, he is expected to fall short of his prop, with a projection of 31.

  • The Prop: Giannis Antetokounmpo Under 31.5 Points (-109)

Bucks vs. Clippers Predictions

The Clippers come in as the underdog at +5.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 226 and our model has the Clippers and Bucks finishing with a combined 232 points. Our pick is to take the over.

The Pick: Clippers +5.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook