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Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/19/19 NBA Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12-19-19 NBA Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/19/19 – One of the most exciting games will take place on Thursday when Los Angeles Lakers take on Milwaukee Bucks from Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Both these teams have topped their conference play and they are holding the same 24-4 overall record this season. Los Angeles Lakers have won 16 of their 18 conference games, while the Bucks have won 15 of their 17 conference games. The NBA best bets are out as these strong teams are all set to battle in an epic match.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/19/19

When: December 19, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/19/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers +4.5 (-110) 226.5 o (-110) +167

Milwaukee Bucks
-4.5 (-110) 226.5 u (-110) -192
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

Los Angeles Lakers have never failed to be a disappointing team and the Lakers are equally good as Milwaukee. Both these teams have come a long way as they are dominating this NBA season and a looked upon as a huge threat. However, the Lakers enter this game with a losing record after their last match against Indiana Pacers. Los Angeles was forced to settle with a final score of 105-102. The Lakers were unable to get past the Pacers since their All-Star Anthony Davis was out.

Players to watch: A. Davis PF (26 GP 26 GS 34.7 MIN 27.4 PTS 2.4 OR 6.9 DR 9.3 REB 3.3 AST 1.5 STL 2.6 BLK 2.3 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 29.43 PER)
L. James SF (28 GP 28 GS 34.7 MIN 25.9 PTS 1 OR 6.3 DR 7.4 REB 10.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 4 TO 1.8 PF 2.7 AST/TO 26.9 PER)
A. Bradley PG (14 GP 10 GS 25.5 MIN 8.9 PTS 0.6 OR 2.2 DR 2.9 REB 1.5 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 1.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 9.06 PER).

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

Milwaukee Bucks are not an easy team to play with, the Bucks are still holding the top record in this NBA league, but they enter this game with a losing record. In their last outing, Milwaukee was unable to get past Dallas and they were forced to settle with a final score of 120-116. Overall, Milwaukee struggled from the defensive end against the Dallas Mavericks. Despite their loss the Bucks are still in the top spot and they will do anything to get past the Lakers.

Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF (27 GP 27 GS 31.2 MIN 31.7 PTS 2.7 OR 10.1 DR 12.8 REB 5.3 AST 1.3 STL 1.2 BLK 3.7 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 34.65 PER)
K. Middleton SF (21 GP 18 GS 27.7 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.8 OR 4.7 DR 5.4 REB 3.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 2.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.32 PER)
G. Hill PG (26 GP 0 GS 21.5 MIN 9.6 PTS 1.1 OR 2 DR 3.1 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.6 PF 3.9 AST/TO 19.16 PER).

Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/19/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Lakers’ last 13 games.
LA Lakers are 17-2 SU in their last 19 games.
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Milwaukee.
Lakers are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Milwaukee.
LA Lakers are 14-1 SU in their last 15 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
LA Lakers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Central division.
LA Lakers are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games played on a Thursday.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games.
Milwaukee are 18-1 SU in their last 19 games.
Bucks are 13-1 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Milwaukee are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Milwaukee are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games played in December.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season
Anthony Davis PF Ankle is “?” Thursday vs Milwaukee
Kyle Kuzma SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks

Eric Bledsoe PG Shin is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Milwaukee Bucks
34-46 Against the Spread 57-37
33-49 Straight Up 49-48
111 Points per Game 117
113 Points Allowed per Game 108
48.53 Offensive FG% 48.44
73.41 Offensive FT% 72.59
36.1 Offensive 3PT% 35.81
43.4 Defensive FG% 41.51
80.21 Defensive FT% 76.34
33.3 Defensive 3PT% 36.98

Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

This is one of the most awaited games this season as two top teams clash with a vast spread of NBA betting picks. However, Milwaukee seems to be holding the key to this game since DeMarcus and Anthony is out injured.

Moneyline: Los Angeles holds a moneyline of +167 and Milwaukee holds a moneyline of -192.

ATS: The Lakers are allocated with an ATS of +4.5, while the Bucks are allocated with an ATS of -4.5.

TOTALs: The total is gone over 226.5 for Los Angeles and the total is gone under 226.5 for Milwaukee.

Score Prediction: 115 – 107 Bucks