Brooklyn Nets versus Milwaukee Bucks Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 2-19-2013

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The 26-25 Milwaukee Bucks will travel following the All Star break when they face the 31-22 Brooklyn Nets in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Brooklyn is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the home team Brooklyn Nets favored by -4 ½ points with an over under line of 195 points. There has been no line movement since the odds were released a few hours ago.

The teams met twice this season with Milwaukee winning and covering the spread in both games. One game was played in Milwaukee and one was played at Brooklyn.

The Bucks have a road record of 12-13 on the current campaign. They break their four game losing streak last Wednesday in a 94-92 home win against the Philadelphia 76ers as a -6 point betting favorite. The total landed under 194 points. Milwaukee overcame a ten point deficit after one period. They shot just 42% from the floor and made 4 of 18 from three. They give up 44.7% shooting to the 76ers and win by committing fewer turnovers by Philadelphia. Milwaukee’s struggles because their two leading scorers in Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis hover around 40% shooting. The Bucks hit on 43.2% from the floor ranking 26th in the NBA in this important offensive category.

The Nets on the home court is 19-10 on the year. The entered the All Star break with two straight wins following a 119-108 home win against a road weary Denver Nuggets team on Wednesday as a -3 point betting favorite. The game landed over 196 points. Brooklyn gets a break as Denver was playing their fourth game in five nights with all games played in different cities. The Nets shot 54.7% from the field in the win along with 16 of 27 from the three point line. They pulled down 8 more rebounds than Denver. Brooklyn gives up 53.2% shooting to the Nuggets and is fortunate that Denver is a bad free throw shooting as they miss 10 of 22 from the charity stripe. Joe Johnson had 26 points and 9 rebounds on 10 of 19 shooting. Brooklyn has struggled this season offensively as they rank in the bottom third of the NBA in points per game and shooting percentage. The team puts up 95 points a game and makes 44.1% of their shots.

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