Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers (25-30) are 5.5-point underdogs against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (37-17) Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Arena. The game starts at 10:00 PM ET on TNT and SportsNet LA. The matchup’s point total is set at 239.

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Bucks vs. Lakers Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, February 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT and SportsNet LA
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Arena
  • Moneyline favorite: Bucks (-229)
  • Spread: Bucks (-5.5)
  • Total: 239

Bucks vs. Lakers Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Bucks have covered the spread 29 times in 54 games with a set spread.
  • In games it was favored in by 5.5 points or more so far this season, Milwaukee has gone 14-10-1 against the spread.
  • This season, 26 of the Bucks’ games have gone over the point total out of 55 chances.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have gone over the current 239-point total in 15 of 54 games this season.
  • The Bucks and their opponents score an average of 226.3 points per game, 12.7 fewer than Thursday’s total.
  • The Lakers are 25-28-2 against the spread this season.
  • In games this year when an underdog by 5.5 points or more, Los Angeles has gone 8-12-1 against the spread.
  • This year, 30 of the Lakers’ games have gone over the point total.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over 239 points in 24 of 55 chances this season.
  • The 239-point over/under in this game is three higher than the 236 points average in Lakers games this season.

Bucks vs. Lakers Statistics and Rankings

Bucks Rank Bucks AVG Lakers AVG Lakers Rank
14th 114.5 Points Scored 117.3 7th
7th 111.8 Points Allowed 118.6 27th
1st 49.1 Rebounds 45 5th
9th 11.7 Off. Rebounds 9.5 22nd
5th 14.2 3pt Made 10.5 29th
19th 24.6 Assists 25.2 13th
23rd 14.4 Turnovers 13.5 14th

Bucks vs. Lakers Stats and Trends

  • The Bucks have covered the spread six times in their last 10 matchups while putting up a 9-1 record straight-up in those games.
  • Milwaukee’s last 10 games saw five go over the total.
  • Milwaukee’s past 10 outings have ended with an average of 231.2 points scored. That’s 7.8 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • During their last 10 games, the Bucks have scored 10 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • The Lakers have a 5-5 record against the spread while going 5-5 overall over their last 10 games.
  • In its past 10 contests, Los Angeles has hit the over five times.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have combined to score an average of 237 combined points over its last 10 games, two less than the 239 over/under in this matchup.
  • During the past 10 games, the Lakers are averaging two more points than their season average of 117.3 PPG.

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