The 16-6 LA Clippers will travel to face the 12-9 Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night.
Tip off time from Milwaukee is scheduled for 8:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass channel.
The current odds from this NBA game has the road club LA Clippers favored by -4 ½ points with an over under line of 197 points. When the odds came out a few hours ago the Clippers were favored by -4 points and the total was lined at 197 points. We have seen a ½ point move on the Clippers and no movement on the total.
Trend: LA Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their past five games.
The Clippers are 16-6 on the year and 6-3 on the road. They have now won eight straight games and two straight to begin this four game road trip. They beat Charlotte on Thursday 100-94 as a -8 point favorite. The game went under 200 ½ points. Since an embarrassing home loss to New Orleans where the club allowed 105 points the Clippers have allowed 99 points or less to seven of their past eight opponents. Their profile on defense is beginning to look like a legitimate world title contender as the club allows 94 points and 43% shooting.
Milwaukee has won four straight games. The wins came against three bad teams and at Brooklyn without Brook Lopez in the lineup. The Bucks defeat Cleveland last night 90-86 as a -3 point road favorite. The game went under 196 ½ points. The Bucks two leader scores are guards who shoot poorly. Monta Ellis averages 19 points and makes 40% of his shots. Brandon Jennings shoots 39% from the floor and averages 17 points a game. This recipe will make you a mid-pack team and best and a first round knockout if the team makes the playoffs.