Clippers Sail into Battle with Bucks: Who Will Buckle First?

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Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers

39W-20L

Los Angeles Clippers

March 04, 2024

09:00PM EST

Odds: 225.0 o/u

Bucks

40W-21L

Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks

Hey hoop-heads, get ready to rumble as the 39W-20L Los Angeles Clippers sail into Fiserv Forum to duke it out with the 40W-21L Milwaukee Bucks. Yeah, you heard it right. The Clippers, who are just a hair’s breadth away in the Western conference, are looking to clip the wings of the Bucks, who are equally locked in a dead heat in the Eastern conference. The tipoff is at 09:00PM EST, so make sure you’ve got your snacks and brews sorted. Now, let’s talk numbers. The over/under is set at a tantalizing 225.0, with the Clippers line at 4.5, and the Bucks line at -4.5. The Bucks are strutting in fresh off a 113-97 win against CHI on 03/01/24, while the Clippers are riding high on their 89-91 victory against MIN on 03/03/24. Buckle up, folks, because this is gonna be one hell of a showdown!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 04, 2024 09:00PM EST
Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Los Angeles Clippers +155, Milwaukee Bucks -180; Over/Under: 228.5 points
Recent Odds: Los Angeles Clippers +155 0, Milwaukee Bucks -180 0; Over/Under: 225.0 points -3.5

Team Performance

lac Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
17W-12L

39.2% Win Probability

mil Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
24W-7L

60.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/10/23 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 22 32 27 38 119 Push
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 27 24 25 30 106
02/02/23 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 24 32 31 18 105 Under
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 15 34 29 28 106
04/01/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 34 39 41 39 153 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 30 32 26 31 119
02/06/22 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 28 32 39 38 137 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 32 19 30 32 113

Starting Lineups

Clippers Notable Injuries

  • Russell Westbrook OUT (PG): Avg: 11.1pts, 5.1reb, 4.4ast, 22.6 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 3.2

Bucks Notable Injuries

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo GTD (PF/C): Avg: 31.1pts, 11.3reb, 6.3ast, 34.9 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 9.2
  • Andre Jackson Jr. GTD (PG/SF): Avg: 2.4pts, 2.0reb, 0.9ast, 10.7 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Chris Livingston GTD (SF): Avg: 1.1pts, 1.0reb, 0.3ast, 4.5 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 0.4

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Clippers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #5 #11 #9 #3 -15.7%
PF #15 #19 #20 #21 3.3%
PG #24 #24 #26 #28 11.0%
SF #19 #13 #22 #17 1.3%
SG #17 #14 #19 #19 0.5%

Bucks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #8 #17 #11 #6 -14.4%
PF #7 #4 #18 #6 -8.0%
PG #8 #6 #7 #2 -17.1%
SF #5 #8 #11 #4 -11.0%
SG #26 #29 #25 #25 6.4%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
113.0
112.7
Rebounds per Game
41.4
43.9
Assists per Game
24.5
27.0
Steals per Game
7.0
8.5
Blocks per Game
3.7
4.3
Shots per Game
86.1
86.6
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.4
14.6
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.0
56.4
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.8
37.1
Turnovers per Game
12.9
11.2
Fouls per Game
15.6
18.0

Recent Trends

  • Mason Plumlee (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.5% to 14.6, 11.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Joshua Primo (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.3% to 11.6, 22.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.3% to 15.3, 23.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Clippers have a 2-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 2-game winning streak. The Bucks have a 1-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 5-game winning streak.
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