Milwaukee Bucks vs. New Orleans Pelicans: 1/29/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on January 29, 2021

A game after he put up 32 points in a 124-106 win over the Wizards, Brandon Ingram leads the New Orleans Pelicans (6-10) at home against the Milwaukee Bucks (11-6) as 7-point underdogs. The matchup, which airs on ESPN, tips off at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, January 29, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 228.5.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -7 -110 -110 228.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Milwaukee Bucks or the New Orleans Pelicans for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Milwaukee has taken six of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with New Orleans. The Bucks also have a 2-0 record against the spread when taking on the Pelicans.

Bucks vs Pelicans in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/4/2020 Bucks Pelicans -6.5 245.5 -267 215 Regular Season 120-108 MIL
12/11/2019 Bucks Bucks -9.5 233.5 -500 383 Regular Season 127-112 MIL
3/12/2019 Pelicans Regular Season 130-113 MIL
12/19/2018 Bucks Regular Season 123-115 MIL
2/25/2018 Bucks Regular Season 123-121 NO
12/13/2017 Pelicans Regular Season 115-108 NO
11/10/2016 Bucks Regular Season 112-106 NO
11/1/2016 Pelicans Regular Season 117-113 MIL
3/12/2016 Bucks Regular Season 103-92 MIL
1/23/2016 Pelicans Regular Season 116-99 NO
  • 2/4/2020 DNP – Bucks: George Hill
  • 12/11/2019 DNP – Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo; Pelicans: Zion Williamson
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee has struggled against the spread, going 8-9 on the year.
    • The Bucks fare well when favored by at least 7 points, posting a 6-5 record against the spread.
    • Milwaukee has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 9 of 17 games for a 52.9% rate.
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Pelicans Betting Information

    • New Orleans has a losing record against the spread, going 6-10 ATS (covering just 37.5% of the time).
    • When they play as at least 7-point underdogs, the Pelicans have a record ATS of 1-3.
    • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 10 of 16 (62.5%).
    Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 52.9% of their games this season (nine of 17 chances), the Bucks and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s over/under of 228.5 points.
    • New Orleans has played in six games this season (out of 16 total matchups — 37.5% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 228.5 points.
    • These teams average a combined 229 points per game, 0.5 more points than the total of 228.5 set for this matchup.
    • The Bucks and the Pelicans have seen their opponents average a combined 6.6 less points per game than the point total of 228.5 set in this game.
    • The average point total in Bucks games this year is 2.1 more points than the over/under of 228.5 in this matchup.
    • Pelicans games this year have averaged an over/under of 220.3 points, 8.2 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (26.8 points per game) and rebounding (11.0 rebounds per game).
    • Khris Middleton paces the team with 5.8 assists per game.
    • Middleton connects on 2.6 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
    • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.9 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.5 blocks a game to pace Milwaukee.

    Pelicans Leaders

    • Zion Williamson owns the Pelicans top spot in scoring with 23.9 points per game and also tacks on 7.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest.
    • The New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists are Steven Adams (9.6 rebounds per game) and Ingram (4.8 assists per game).
    • Ingram makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pelicans, cashing in 2.4 treys per game.
    • Nobody on New Orleans grabs more steals than Lonzo Ball (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Ingram (0.9 per game).
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