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Clippers vs Bucks Picks & Predictions

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Los Angeles is on the road playing Milwaukee at the Fiserv Forum stadium on Thursday, 2/2/2023 @ 10:00pm EST. Milwaukee is the betting favorite opening at -4.5 and the line hasn't moved.

Clippers vs Bucks Prediction for Today's Game

Based on recent trends and head to head stats, Bucks the Scorecaster predicts Bucks to win tonight's game by 32 points. This model factors in recent against the spread (ATS) trends and scoring which predicts Bucks to cover the 4.5 point spread and the total to go and the total to go under 230 points.

Staff Pick LAC ATS (+4.5)

The Clippers come into this one having won 6 of their last 7 games. Since Kawhi Leonard and Paul George have come back from injury they have turned their season around. The Bucks come into this game on fire having won 7 of their last 8 games. They are currently 2nd in the Eastern Conference standings and are a legit threat to win the NBA finals. The Clippers are playing well with their stars back, so I expect them to at least cover the +4.5 if not win the game straight up.

Curated Picks & Predictions

  • Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict the score to be LAC 119.5, MIL 110.5.
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Milwaukee will win straight-up is 64%.
  • 52% of SportsJaw players predict Milwaukee Bucks to cover.
  • OddsShark has not made a prediction yet.
  • 69% picked Milwaukee Bucks on

Los Angeles Team Statistics

As of this matchup, Los Angeles is 29-25 on the season. As a team, they score 110.6 points per game (28th in the league), connecting on 46.8% of their shots from the field. As a team, the Clippers shoot 37.7% on shots beyond the perimeter (680 of 1,806) and 77.1% from the free throw line. Los Angeles has averaged 43.7 rebounds per game and has 1,235 assists, which ranks 20th in passing the ball in the league. As a team, they commit 19.6 fouls per game and lose possession via turnover 14.5 times.

As a team, the Clippers force their opponents into 13.0 turnovers per game, and they draw 19.2 personal fouls per game. With 1,314 assists surrendered to the opposition this season, they are 21st in the NBA. As a team, the Clippers surrender 46.7% (2,200 of 4,708) and 42.9 rebounds per contest. As a team, they surrender 35.7% on their shots from beyond the arc, and they rank 3rd in points per game (110.5).

With a power ranking of 15, Los Angeles is ranked #28 in offense (scoring an average of 110.70 per game), #3 in defense (allowing an average of 110.68 points to be scored against them per game) and are 29-25 (27-27 ATS) this season.

Milwaukee Team Statistics

The Milwaukee Bucks have a 34-17 record for the season. Every game, the Bucks commit 18.4 personal fouls and shoot 73.9% from the free throw line. They assist teammates 24.8 times per game (17th in the NBA) and turn the ball over 15.3 times. The Milwaukee Bucks have scored 5,827 points this season (114.3 per game) and average 48.8 boards per game. Offensively, the Bucks are hitting 46.1% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.

Milwaukee's defense gives up 35.0% on shots from beyond the arc (596 of 1,705), while their opponents make 77.8% of their free throws. The team surrenders 23.1 assists and 44.3 boards per game, which is third and 23rd respectively. With 111.9 PPG given up, the Bucks rank 7th in the NBA in PPG given up. The team forces 12.4 turnovers per game and lets teams shoot 45.5% from the field (4th in the league).

Milwaukee Bucks has a power ranking of 10 and are #18 for offense (scoring an average of 114.06 per game), #7 for defense (giving up an average of 111.86 points per game) and 34-17 (27-21-3 ATS) overall. Los Angeles went 1-2 (1-2 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Milwaukee.

Written by SportsJaw Staff
Categorized as NBA Predictions

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Current Odds[ - ]

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Power Rankings[ - ]

Los Angeles Clippers
Milwaukee Bucks
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Last 10 Games Stats[ + ]

Los Angeles ClippersClippers

vs CHIW 108-103
39.78FG %
84.62FT %
123 PT %
vs CLEL 99-122
41.57FG %
85.19FT %
23 PT %
vs ATLW 120-113
52.5FG %
89.47FT %
193 PT %
vs SANW 138-100
58.43FG %
76.19FT %
183 PT %
vs LALW 133-115
60.71FG %
80FT %
193 PT %
vs DALW 112-98
45.45FG %
96.77FT %
123 PT %
vs SANW 131-126
62.96FG %
70FT %
153 PT %
vs UTAL 103-126
40.22FG %
66.67FT %
153 PT %
vs PHIL 110-120
50FG %
80FT %
123 PT %
vs HOUW 121-100
52.27FG %
71.43FT %
143 PT %

Milwaukee BucksBucks

vs CHRW 124-115
40.95FG %
85.19FT %
153 PT %
vs NOPW 135-110
55.21FG %
60FT %
173 PT %
vs INDW 141-131
53.06FG %
61.29FT %
183 PT %
vs DENW 107-99
47.44FG %
71.43FT %
133 PT %
vs DETW 150-130
56.12FG %
70.83FT %
233 PT %
vs CLEL 102-114
45.35FG %
90.91FT %
143 PT %
vs TORW 130-122
53.49FG %
90.48FT %
193 PT %
vs INDW 132-119
52.75FG %
86.67FT %
233 PT %
vs MIAL 95-111
40.48FG %
66.67FT %
193 PT %
vs MIAL 102-108
40.23FG %
66.67FT %
223 PT %

Injuries[ - ]

Los Angeles ClippersClippers

  • PGJohn Wall (Is out indefinitely, Abdominal)
  • PFMarcus Morris (Is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Milwaukee, Ribs)

Milwaukee BucksBucks

  • PFSerge Ibaka (Is out indefinitely, Personal)
  • PFGiannis Antetokounmpo (Is probable Thursday vs LA Clippers, Knee)
  • PFBobby Portis (Is out indefinitely, Knee)
  • SFMarjon Beauchamp (Is probable Thursday vs LA Clippers, Knee)

Infographics & Predictions[ - ]

Won 70% of last 10 NBA predictions
LA Clippers vs Milwaukee prediction and stats

The Bucks have a slightly better offense and both teams have a compariable defense. The Clippers won more games straight up and against the spread over their last 3 matchups. Adjusted score predictions based on power rankings and strength of schedule: Clippers 113 to Bucks 121.


Clippers Injuries

  • PG John Wall Is out indefinitely, Abdominal
  • PF Marcus Morris Is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Milwaukee, Ribs

Bucks Injuries

  • PF Serge Ibaka Is out indefinitely, Personal
  • PF Giannis Antetokounmpo Is probable Thursday vs LA Clippers, Knee
  • PF Bobby Portis Is out indefinitely, Knee
  • SF Marjon Beauchamp Is probable Thursday vs LA Clippers, Knee

Los Angeles vs Milwaukee infographic

After crunching 8 data points, our relative predictions model has elected to not make a prediction on this game - view the Los Angeles vs Milwaukee infographic for details.

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