Milwaukee Bucks vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 13, 2021

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The Milwaukee Bucks (44-25) hit the road in Central Division play against the Indiana Pacers (33-36) on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The Bucks are favored by 8.5 points in the game, the third matchup between the teams this season. The point total in the matchup is 240.5.

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Bucks vs Pacers Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Bucks-8.5-110-110240.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Milwaukee's matchups this season, the Bucks and their opponents have exceeded Thursday's over/under of 240.5 points 26 times (37.7% of opportunities).
  • 22 Indiana games this year (31.9% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Thursday's over/under of 240.5 points.
  • The Bucks average 119.9 points per game against the Pacers' 114.9, amounting to 5.7 points under the game's over/under of 240.5.
  • The 228.9 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 11.6 fewer than the 240.5 total in this contest.
  • The Bucks have seen a 233.9 average over/under in their games this season, 6.6 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 10.7 points separates this matchup's over/under (240.5 points) and the average total points bet in Pacers' games (229.8 points) this season.

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing 27-42 record against the spread this year.
  • The Bucks' record against the spread as at least an 8.5-point favorite is above .500 at 17-16.
  • Milwaukee has hit the over the majority of the time, in 43 of 69 games (62.3%).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points, rebounds and assists. He puts up 28.2 points per game while also adding 11.0 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
  • Bryn Forbes connects on 2.2 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
  • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.5 blocks an outing to pace Milwaukee.

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Bucks Last 10 Games

Bucks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBucks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/2021Magic114-102 MILYesHome-15.5213.5-30001250Regular SeasonNoOver
5/10/2021Spurs146-125 SANoAway+15.5264.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Rockets141-133 MILYesHome-18.5244.5-100003000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/5/2021Wizards135-134 MILYesHome-3.5265.5-275230Regular SeasonNoOver
5/4/2021Nets124-118 MILYesHome-4.5237.5-250200Regular SeasonYesOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-32-88-2-0242.1121.8120.3+1.942.7%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:Axel Toupane: Day To Day (Oblique)

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Pacers Betting Data

  • Indiana has covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 27-41 ATS.
  • The Pacers have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 8.5 points or more, going 2-6 against the spread.
  • Indiana and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year -- 39 of 68 (57.4%).

Pacers Key Players

  • Domantas Sabonis has averaged 12.0 rebounds and 6.6 assists per game, putting him atop the Pacers leaderboards in those categories.
  • Malcolm Brogdon scores 21.2 points per game, putting him at the top of the Indiana scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 5.3 rebounds and adds 5.9 assists per game.
  • Brogdon is dependable from deep and leads the Pacers with 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Indiana's leader in steals is T.J. McConnell with 1.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Myles Turner with 3.4 per game.

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Pacers Last 10 Games

Pacers Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalPacers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/202176ers103-94 INDNoHome+7.5216.5360-500Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Cavaliers111-102 INDYesAway-4.5213.5-300240Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/8/2021Wizards133-132 WASNoHome+2.5249.5125-155Regular SeasonYesOver
5/6/2021Hawks133-126 INDYesHome-4.5253.5-250200Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/2021Kings104-93 SACNoHome+10.5216.5750-1200Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-57-35-5-0240.4122.1118.3-334.1%

Pacers Injuries

Pacers:Myles Turner: Out (Toe),Aaron Holiday: Out (Toe),T.J. Warren: Out For Season (Foot),Edmond Sumner: Out (Knee),Jeremy Lamb: Out (Knee),Malcolm Brogdon: Out (Hamstring)

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