Milwaukee Bucks vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 8

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 08, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Bucks (36-24) are -13.5 favorites vs. the Thunder (18-41)
  • Total (Over/Under): 230.5 points
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 8:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSOK & BSWI

The Milwaukee Bucks visit Paycom Center to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EST in Oklahoma City.

The Bucks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -13.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Bucks are 29-36 against the spread, while the Thunder are 38-23 against the spread.

The Bucks vs Thunder Over/Under is 230.5 total points for the game.


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Bucks vs. Thunder Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Milwaukee Bucks-13.5 -110O 230.5 -110-1100
Oklahoma City Thunder +13.5 -110U 230.5 -110675

Against the spread this NBA season, the Bucks have gone:

  • 29-36 against the Spread (-10.6 Units / -14.83% ROI)
  • 40-25 against the Moneyline (-22.5 Units / -9.48% ROI)
  • 33-32 against the Over for game total points (-2.2 Units / -3.08% ROI)
  • 32-33 against the Under for game total points (-4.3 Units / -6.01% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 39 of their last 62 games (+14.85 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 30 away games (+12.30 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1H Moneyline in 44 of their last 63 games (+11.13 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 2Q Spread in 38 of their last 63 games (+10.34 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1Q Spread in 30 of their last 50 games (+9.93 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only covered the Moneyline in 15 of their last 27 games (-29.60 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only covered the 3Q Spread in 23 of their last 64 games (-22.53 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 62 games (-21.13 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 55 games (-15.15 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only covered the Team Total Under in 22 of their last 55 games (-13.96 Units / -23% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Thunder have gone:

  • 38-23 against the Spread (+12.7 Units / 18.03% ROI)
  • 20-44 against the Moneyline (+7.5 Units / 11.56% ROI)
  • 30-34 against the Over for game total points (-7.4 Units / -10.51% ROI)
  • 34-30 against the Under for game total points (+1 Units / 1.42% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the Spread in 38 of their last 61 games (+16.00 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 34 of their last 59 games (+9.76 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 17 of their last 25 games (+9.30 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 21 games (+8.40 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 10 of their last 13 games at home (+6.78 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 23 of their last 61 games (-15.15 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the Team Total Over in 27 of their last 64 games (-14.54 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 16 of their last 57 games (-13.07 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the Moneyline in 6 of their last 27 games at home (-12.85 Units / -46% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only covered the 1Q Spread in 26 of their last 64 games (-12.28 Units / -18% ROI)

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Milwaukee Bucks: Keys to the Game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder

The Bucks are 38-4 (.905) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .776

The Bucks are 36-17 (.679) when shooting 80% or better from the free throw line since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Bucks are 23-10 (.697) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Bucks are 67-14 (.827) when winning the rebounding margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .701

Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks

The Thunder were 4-17 (.190) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Thunder are 8-18 (.308) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Thunder are 4-23 (.148) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

The Thunder are 15-38 (.283) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Injury Report: Thunder vs. Bucks - Tuesday's Game, Mar. 08

  • Josh Giddey (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said it will be a few weeks before the team knows how serious is injury is.
  • Ty Jerome (Thunder): Jerome hasn't played since Feb. 14 against New York. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Kenrich Williams (Thunder): Williams hasn't played since Feb. 14 against New York. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Robinson-Earl will miss at least six weeks with a fracture in his foot.
  • Isaiah Roby (Thunder): Roby did not play in Sunday's (Mar. 6) game against Utah.
  • Derrick Favors (Thunder): Favors did not play in Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against the Jazz.
  • Mike Muscala (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said there remains no timetable for Muscala's return.
  • Luguentz Dort (Thunder): Dort hasn't played since Feb. 12 against Chicago. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Wesley Matthews (Bucks): Matthews did not play in Sunday's (Mar. 6) game against Phoenix.
  • Pat Connaughton (Bucks): Connaughton will undergo surgery and is expected to return before the end of the regular season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • George Hill (Bucks): Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said Hill will miss at least another week.
  • Brook Lopez (Bucks): The Bucks announced that Lopez is starting to practice, but is a ways away from returning to action.

Milwaukee Bucks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Bucks averaged 120.1 points per game (8,649 points/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

The Bucks have made 14.1 three-pointers per game this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Bucks averaged 59.2 points per game (4,264 points/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

The Bucks shot 48% (1,551/3,213) in the second half last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Oklahoma City Thunder Offensive Stats & Trends

The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,588 assists/ 1,108 TOs) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Thunder are shooting 42% (1,634/3,916) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.3 (737 assists/ 570 TOs) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Thunder have averaged 1.13 points per shot (4,431 points/3,916 shots) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.23

Milwaukee Bucks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Bucks averaged 37.8 defensive rebounds per game (2,724 rebounds/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Bucks have averaged 37.1 defensive rebounds per game (4,893 rebounds/132 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Bucks have averaged 36.2 defensive rebounds per game (2,169 rebounds/60 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.2

The Bucks have averaged 4.1 blocks per game (244 blocks/60 games) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

Oklahoma City Thunder Defensive Stats & Trends

The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (1,566 rebounds/44 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (4,134 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Thunder averaged 35.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,568 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Thunder have averaged 6.8 steals per game (396 steals/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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