Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions
The Charlotte Hornets are set to play their 61st match of the 2020 NBA season against Milwaukee Bucks on 27th April at the Spectrum Center. The Milwaukee Bucks who made it to the conference finals in the 2019 season are looking to go one step further this time around, after strong performances.
On the other hand, the Hornets are clearly in the hunt for a post season spot after a determined run in the past couple of months. Even though the Bucks are favored in the odds and predictions, the Hornets are banking on home advantage.
FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Milwaukee Bucks against Charlotte Hornets. The latest Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions too give an edge to Bucks for tonight’s game.
The latest Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 27th April.
Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
Hornets had to wait until the 3rd game to taste their first victory against Brooklyn Nets. They were on a winning spree but a couple of defeats from thereon kept their campaign in check. They then went on match winning streaks in January and February that enabled them to stay in the top 5.
In this month’s campaign, they were blown away by Nets, Celtics, Hawks, Cavaliers but have pulled it back with triumphs against Bucks, Thunder, Pacers, Trail Blazers and Celtics. This also meant that they hung on to the 8th spot in Eastern conference with a win-loss ratio of 0.500.
The Milwaukee Bucks are once again having a big season after making it to the conference finals in the previous final. They started on a wrong foot after losing a thriller against Boston Celtics but made sure they staged a comeback by a couple of victories on the trot.
They never looked tentative from thereon as they played to their strengths with a clear jump in their odds, as far as the championship is concerned. Looking at their recent games, it seems like they have hit a slight roadblock after ending on the losing side on 5 occasions in the last 10 games. They are still occupying the 3rd place with 37 triumphs and 23 losses so far.
Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Regular season (117 games): Bucks – 60 wins, Hornets – 57 wins.
Playoffs: Bucks – 4 wins, Hornets – 3 wins.
Previous meeting: Hornets won 127-119 on 9th April 2021 in a regular season fixture.
Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions : Players to watch
Miles Bridges who is the small forward in the side has averaged 11.7 points per game and has 6.1 rebounds in 59 games.
Terry Rozier who is the shooting guard has a good rating has a 3-pointer conversion of 40% so far. He made 21 points and 11 assists against Celtics in his last outing.
Devonte Graham who plays as the shooting guard and power forward has a field goal percentage of 37 and a free throw percentage of 81.7 in 47 games this season.
PJ Washington who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 12.2 points and 1.3 blocks in his career.
Jrue Holiday has played 47 games as a point guard/shooting guard with an average of 17.1 points per game and a field goal percentage of 50.2% in this edition.
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s performance will be the decisive factor as he scored 31 points and 14 rebounds against Hawks.
Donte Divincenzo who will be the shooting guard has averaged 10.4 points in every outing and has to step up in the coming games for the side to succeed.
Khris Middleton has an efficiency rating of 18.45 averaging 20 points per game along with 5.1 successful defensive rebounds in 57 outings.
Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The Hornets who lacked the intensity and energy in the recent times have regained their form while the Milwaukee Bucks are trying to stage a comeback in the Eastern conference after a minor setback. According to predictions for this game, Bucks are expected to walk all over their opponents with 65% chance whereas the visiting team have a huge task in hand on Tuesday night.
On the other hand, the outright predictions given by Oddschecker and SMarkets are still placing the Bucks as the 4th favorites to win the NBA championship whereas the Hornets have improbable odds to go deep in the tournament.