Milwaukee Bucks vs. New Orleans Pelicans: 2/25/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 25, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (19-13) are favored (-9) to continue a three-game win streak when they host the New Orleans Pelicans (14-17) at 9:30 PM ET on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Fiserv Forum. The contest airs on TNT. The point total is set at 240 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -9 -110 -110 240 -110 -110
Place a bet on Milwaukee Bucks or the New Orleans Pelicans for Thursday’s game.

Head to Head

Milwaukee has taken six of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against New Orleans. The Bucks also have a 2-1 record against the spread when facing the Pelicans.

Bucks vs Pelicans in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/29/2021 Bucks Pelicans -7 230 -279 225 Regular Season 131-126 NO
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
  • 2/4/2020 DNP – Bucks: George Hill
  • 12/11/2019 DNP – Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo; Pelicans: Zion Williamson
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee has earned an even 16-16 record against the spread this season.
    • The Bucks have posted a winning record of 11-5 against the spread when the spread is -9 or higher.
    • Milwaukee has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 19 of 32 games for a 59.4% rate.
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Pelicans Betting Information

    • New Orleans has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 14-18 ATS.
    • When they are at least 9-point underdogs, the Pelicans have a record ATS of 0-1.
    • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 22 of 32 (68.8%).
    Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Bucks and their opponents have recorded more than 240 points in 50% of their outings this season (16 of 32 opportunities).
    • New Orleans has combined with its opponents to score more than 240 points in nine of 32 games (28.1%) this year.
    • These two teams average a combined 234.8 points per game, 5.2 fewer points than the over/under of 240 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 227.1 points per game, 12.9 less than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average point total in Bucks games this year is 8.1 less points than the total of 240 in this matchup.
    • The average total in Pelicans games this year is 10.2 fewer points than the point total of 240 for this outing.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • The Bucks points, rebounds and assists leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He averages 28.6 points per game and adds 11.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists.
    • The Bucks are led by Khris Middleton from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.3 shots from deep per game.
    • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who averages 1.3 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.9 steals a contest.

    Pelicans Leaders

    • Zion Williamson outpaced his teammates on the Pelicans scoring front by putting up 25.3 points per game. He adds 6.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game this season.
    • When it comes to New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Steven Adams with 9.1 rebounds per game and Lonzo Ball with 5.1 assists per game.
    • Ball is tops from three-point range for the Pelicans, knocking down 3.0 threes per game.
    • Nobody on New Orleans grabs more steals than Ball (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Brandon Ingram (0.8 per game).
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