Milwaukee Bucks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: 2/19/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 19, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (16-13) are heavily favored (-11) to stop a five-game losing streak when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder (11-17) at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Fiserv Forum. The game airs on FS-OK. The point total for the matchup is 232.5.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -11 -110 -110 232.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Milwaukee Bucks or the Oklahoma City Thunder for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Oklahoma City has a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with Milwaukee. The Thunder have an advantage against the spread as well (2-1) when squaring off against the Bucks.

Bucks vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/14/2021 Bucks Thunder -12 228.5 -899 590 Regular Season 114-109 OKC
2/28/2020 Bucks Bucks -10.5 227 -567 423 Regular Season 133-86 MIL
11/10/2019 Bucks Thunder -9 220 -401 318 Regular Season 121-119 MIL
4/10/2019 Bucks Regular Season 127-116 OKC
1/27/2019 Thunder Regular Season 118-112 OKC
12/29/2017 Thunder Regular Season 97-95 MIL
10/31/2017 Bucks Regular Season 110-91 OKC
4/4/2017 Thunder Regular Season 110-79 OKC
1/2/2017 Bucks Regular Season 98-94 MIL
3/6/2016 Bucks Regular Season 104-96 OKC
  • 2/28/2020 DNP – Bucks: Khris Middleton; Thunder: Danilo Gallinari
  • 11/10/2019 DNP – Thunder: Steven Adams
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee has covered in just 13 of 29 matchups this season.
    • The Bucks have covered half the time, going 3-3 against the spread when favored by at least 11 points.
    • Milwaukee has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 17 of 29 games for a 58.6% rate.
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Thunder Betting Information

    • Oklahoma City has a 15-12-1 record against the spread, covering in 53.6% of their games.
    • Oklahoma City has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 50% of matchups this year (14 out of 28 contests).
    Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Bucks and their opponents have combined for 232.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 17 of 29 outings (58.6%) this year.
    • Oklahoma City and its opponents have combined to score at least 232.5 points in 25% of their matchups this year (seven of 28 chances).
    • The two teams average a combined 5.2 less points per game (227.3) than this game’s over/under of 232.5 points.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 226.5 points per game, 6.0 fewer than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average point total for Bucks games this year is 0.1 more points than the over/under of 232.5 in this matchup.
    • The average total in Thunder games this year is 11.2 less points than the point total of 232.5 for this outing.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points, rebounds and assists. He contributes 28.0 points per game while tacking on 11.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
    • Khris Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, hitting 2.3 per game.
    • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.9 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.3 blocks a contest to pace Milwaukee.

    Thunder Leaders

    • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander takes the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assist lists, tallying 22.5 points and 6.5 assists per game.
    • Darius Bazley’s 7.4 rebounds per game paces Oklahoma City’s rebounding effort. He also adds 12.2 points per game.
    • Al Horford leads the Thunder in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.2 made threes per game.
    • Theo Maledon is at the top of Oklahoma City’s steals hierarchy with 1.0 steals per game and Horford leads the squad in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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