Milwaukee Bucks vs. Los Angeles Lakers: 1/21/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on January 21, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (11-4) are slight underdogs (by 1 point) to extend a seven-game road winning streak when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks (9-5) on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 229 points.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -1 -110 -110 229 -110 -110
Place a bet on Milwaukee Bucks or the Los Angeles Lakers for Thursday’s game.

Head to Head

Milwaukee holds a 7-3 record in the last 10 head-to-head games against Los Angeles.

Bucks vs Lakers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/6/2020 Lakers Lakers -1.5 228 -120 101 Regular Season 113-103 LAL
12/19/2019 Bucks Bucks -3.5 226 -162 134 Regular Season 111-104 MIL
3/19/2019 Bucks Regular Season 115-101 MIL
3/1/2019 Lakers Regular Season 131-120 MIL
3/30/2018 Lakers Regular Season 124-122 MIL
11/11/2017 Bucks Regular Season 98-90 MIL
3/17/2017 Lakers Regular Season 107-103 MIL
2/10/2017 Bucks Regular Season 122-114 LAL
2/22/2016 Bucks Regular Season 108-101 MIL
12/15/2015 Lakers Regular Season 113-95 LAL
  • 3/6/2020 DNP – Bucks: George Hill
  • 12/19/2019 DNP – Bucks: Eric Bledsoe; Lakers: Kyle Kuzma
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 6-8 record.
    • The Bucks have struggled to cover, going just 6-8 ATS when favored by at least 1 points.
    • Milwaukee has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 8 of 14 games for a 57.1% rate.
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Lakers Betting Information

    • Los Angeles has an 8-7 record against the spread, covering in 53.3% of their outings.
    • When they are at least 1-point underdogs, the Lakers have fared well, going 8-7 against the spread.
    • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year — 6 of 15 (40%).
    Bet on the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 278.6% of their games this season (39 of 14 chances), the Bucks and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s over/under of 229 points.
    • Los Angeles has played in two games this year (out of 15 total matchups — 13.3% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 229 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 6.7 more points per game (235.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 229 points.
    • The Bucks and the Lakers have seen their opponents average a combined 13.3 fewer points per game than the over/under of 229 set for this matchup.
    • The average point total in Bucks games this season is two more points than the over/under of 229 in this matchup.
    • The average total in Lakers games this season is 8.6 less points than the point total of 229 in this outing.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points and rebounds. He contributes 27.2 points per game while also adding 10.2 rebounds.
    • Khris Middleton paces the squad with 5.6 assists per game.
    • Middleton makes 2.6 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
    • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 2.0 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.6 blocks an outing to pace Milwaukee.

    Lakers Leaders

    • LeBron James’ strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Lakers scoring and assists leaderboards with 23.7 points per game and 7.5 assists per game.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Anthony Davis is the Los Angeles leader with 9.0 per game.
    • James leads the Lakers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.4 made threes per game.
    • Davis is tops on Los Angeles in both steals (1.3) and blocks (1.9) per game.
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