NBA Betting Analysis: Milwaukee vs. Toronto, Los Angeles vs. Brooklyn

  • The Milwaukee Bucks are favored to beat the Toronto Raptors with -270 odds.
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have -145 odds to beat the Brooklyn Nets.

LOS ANGELES — NBA bettors are in for a treat with Thursday night’s NBA action as there are two powerhouse matchups. It starts with the Milwaukee Bucks taking on the Toronto Raptors and is followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets.

Starting with the first matchup of the double-header, online sportsbooks have the Milwaukee Bucks heavily favored to take down the Toronto Raptors.

Milwaukee Bucks Vs. Toronto Raptors Odds

  • Moneyline: Bucks (-270) vs. Raptors (+220)
  • Spread: Bucks -6.5
  • Total: 234.5 Points

The Bucks NBA odds are heavily favored going into the game and rightfully so. First off, the Raptors have not been able to get things going this season as they still sit with a below .500 record at 13-15 while the Bucks are at 16-12.

Something else to take note of that backs up the Bucks odds, even more, is that Raptors starting point guard, Kyle Lowry, is listed as questionable with an ankle injury. With that said, even if Lowry plays, he will not be 100%.

Taking a look at the spread, the Bucks are seen as the favorites here as well, however, they have been struggling to cover in their last few outings. In fact, the Bucks are 0-4 against the spread in their last four games overall. They are also 0-4 against the spread after having a one-day rest in between games.

The Raptors, on the other hand, have gone 5-0 against the spread after a day rest and also 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games overall. Bettors should not forget though that the Raptors might not be with Kyle Lowry and should take this into consideration before the game.

Moving on to the point total, the Over has been hot for both teams as of late as the Over has gone 4-0 in the Bucks last four games as the home favorite. As for the Raptors it has gone 4-0 in their last four games as a road team underdog.

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However, in their last seven meetings with each other, the Under has gone 6-1 with the only Over coming in their last meeting.

Los Angeles Lakers Vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds

  • Moneyline: Lakers (-145) vs. Nets {+125)
  • Spread: Lakers -2.5
  • Total: 237.0 Points

Starting with the moneyline, it is clear ad to why the Lakers are favored being that the Nets could be without Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in addition to other role players such as Iman Shumpert and Timothe Luwau-Cabbarot.

The Lakers, on the other hand, have the second-best record in the league at 22-7 but will be without Anthony Davis. However, the Nets do have the 28th ranked defense in the league when it comes to points allowed.

Looking at the spread, although the Lakers are favored, they have not done well against the spread, as they are 3-7 in covering in their last ten home games. As for the Nets, they are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games overall. Looking at the last ten games between the two, the Nets have gone 7-2-1 against the spread.

As for the point total, there has been no shortage of scoring between these two teams as the Lakers have hit the Over five times in their last six games overall and Nets have gone an impressive 22-4 when hitting the Over in their last 26 games. However, the Under has actually gone 4-1 in their last five meetings.

Both games are set to take place on TNT with the Bucks-Raptors game tipping off at 7:30 p.m. EST and the Lakers-Nets games at 10:00.