Indiana Pacers vs. Milwaukee Bucks Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 15

By Lester Mackay | December 14, 2021, 11:39 pm

In a contest between one of the top shooting teams in the NBA versus one of the best defending against the 3-pointer, the Milwaukee Bucks (18-11) are favorites, by two points, over the Indiana Pacers (12-17) at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021. The Bucks are third in the league in triples per game (14.2), while the Pacers are second in 3’s conceded (10.5).

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Milwaukee Vs. Indiana Moneyline Betting Action

Bucks vs Pacers Moneyline Action
Bucks Pacers
Bet % 64% 36%
Stake % 55% 45%

Bucks stats and betting info

Betting trends for Milwaukee

  • Milwaukee’s ATS record is 12-17-0 this season.
  • The Bucks have a 10-11 record against the spread in games they were favored by 2 points or more this season.
  • Milwaukee games have gone over the point total in 11 out of 29 opportunities (37.9%).
  • The Bucks have won 70.8% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (17-7).
  • Milwaukee has a 15-5 record (winning 75% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -130 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives the Bucks a 56.5% chance to win.

Key players for Milwaukee

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: 27 PTS, 11.6 REB, 5.8 AST, 1.1 STL, 1.6 BLK, 52.9 FG%, 28 3PT% (28-for-100)
  • Bobby Portis: 15.5 PTS, 9 REB, 47.2 FG%, 39.5 3PT% (45-for-114)
  • Jrue Holiday: 16 PTS, 6.2 AST, 1.4 STL, 46.6 FG%, 36.7 3PT% (40-for-109)
  • Khris Middleton: 17.8 PTS, 1.1 STL, 41.2 FG%, 35.1 3PT% (46-for-131)
  • Pat Connaughton: 12.2 PTS, 49.6 FG%, 42.4 3PT% (78-for-184)

Bucks Injuries: George Hill: Day To Day (Reconditioning), Donte DiVincenzo: Out (Foot), Wesley Matthews: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), DeMarcus Cousins: Out (Personal), Khris Middleton: Day To Day (Knee), Semi Ojeleye: Out (Calf), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Out (Health Protocols), Brook Lopez: Out (Back)

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Pacers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Indiana

  • Milwaukee is 12-17-0 ATS this season.
  • The Bucks have a 10-11 record against the spread in games they were favored by 2 points or more this season.
  • In Milwaukee’s 29 games with a set total, 11 have hit the over (37.9%).
  • This season, the Pacers have been the underdog 12 times and won four, or 33.3%, of those games.
  • This season, Indiana has won three of its 10 games, or 30%, when they’re the underdog by at least +107 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 48.3% chance of a victory for the Pacers.

Key players for Indiana

  • Domantas Sabonis: 18.6 PTS, 11.9 REB, 1.1 STL, 59 FG%, 30.6 3PT% (22-for-72)
  • Malcolm Brogdon: 20 PTS, 6.3 AST, 45 FG%, 30.5 3PT% (43-for-141)
  • Myles Turner: 12.8 PTS, 7.5 REB, 2.8 BLK, 51.2 FG%, 37.8 3PT% (51-for-135)
  • Chris Duarte: 12.9 PTS, 42.1 FG%, 34.3 3PT% (48-for-140)
  • Caris LeVert: 15.7 PTS, 42.6 FG%, 30.2 3PT% (29-for-96)

Pacers Injuries: Justin Holiday: Day To Day (Conditioning), T.J. McConnell: Out (Wrist), T.J. Warren: Out (Foot)

Pick for Bucks vs. Pacers

Betting split data provided by regulated betting sites combined with our in-depth statistical analysis points to the Bucks being favored to win over the Pacers.

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