Bucks vs. Pelicans 2/4/2020

Milwaukee Bucks vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Betting Lines & Free Pick

  • The Bucks roll into New Orleans as a 6-point chalk in the NBA betting lines. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. are the owners of the best record in the league.
  • Since jumping back into action, Zion Williamson has made some waves, showing off his skills that notched him as the top pick in the NBA draft.

Milwaukee Bucks vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The Bucks have struggled on the road, having a 2-7 ATS record over their last nine games as a 6.5-point or less favorite. New Orleans has covered in six of their last eight as home dogs, but can they hold their own against a determined Antetokounmpo? Keep reading to get the free pick!

  • When: February 04, 2020, 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Smoothie King Center
  • NBA Betting Lines: Bucks -6.
  • Over/Under: 245
  • Moneyline: Bucks -265 vs. Pelicans +225

Betting on the Bucks? Record: 42-7, 1st in NBA Eastern Conference

The Bucks fell off the saddle when the Nuggets snapped their nine-game win streak on Friday with a 127-115 loss.

But, Milwaukee dusted themselves off with 129-108 rout of the visiting Phoenix Suns on Sunday. An inspired Antetokounmpo and Brook Lopez took over in the win with Giannis finishing an assist shy of a triple-double in just over half an hour of play.

The Bucks own the best record in the NBA, and they're solid on both ends of the court. They lead the league in shooting efficiency while holding road hosts to 106 points or less in seven of their last eight away games. Milwaukee is allowing an average of 106.5 points per game on the road.

The Bucks' defense will be key to slowing down Zion Williamson, who jumped back into the thick of things, leading the Pelicans to a strong close of the season.

Last 3 Games Record

  • Score: 126.67
  • Halftime Score: 62.33
  • Field Goal Percentage: 51.27%
  • Rebounds: 47.67
  • 3 Point Shots: 42/108
  • Steals: 9.67

Betting on the Pelicans? Record: 32-15, 3rd in the NBA Western Conference

 Zion Williamson's return sparked a fire in the Pelicans' asses. New Orleans is 3-3 SU since Williamson stepped back onto the courts on January 22 against the Spurs.

But, even before Zion's return, the Pelicans have been holding their own despite what their 20-30 SU record may show. Over the past 22 games, the Pelicans have gone 16-5-1 ATS and 14-8 straight up.

The Pelicans are a dynamic team that can score. The combination of Brandon Ingram, Jrue Holiday, and Williamson is deadly-effective, but they tend to be careless with the ball.  

Last 3 Games Record

  • Score: 113.33
  • Halftime Score: 53.33
  • Field Goal Percentage: 44.60%
  • Rebounds: 44.33
  • 3 Point Shots: 45/134
  • Steals: 5.67

Betting Trends

  • Milwaukee is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 ATS in their last six games against New Orleans.
  • Milwaukee is 6-12 SU in their last 18 games against New Orleans.
  • New Orleans is 15-4-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of New Orleans' last 17 games.
  • New Orleans is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.

Insider Prediction: New Orleans' record at home isn't good; the Bucks are a great road team, on the other hand. The Pelicans will have a hard time keeping Antetokounmpo under wraps, and he'll make them pay for it.

Pick: Bucks -6.5