The Milwaukee Bucks (36-25) look to avoid their fifth loss in six games when they continue their six-game homestand Monday against the Charlotte Hornets (30-32). Milwaukee fell to 1-3 during its string at home with Saturday's 126-123 loss to Brooklyn. The Hornets dropped a 127-126 overtime decision to Detroit at home on Sunday for their 10th loss in 12 contests.
Tipoff at the Fiserv Forum is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. Milwaukee is a 10-point favorite in the latest Bucks vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 240.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page).
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The model knows Milwaukee was led offensively on Saturday by Bobby Portis, who was 8-for-14 from beyond the arc en route to 30 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for his 20th double-double of the season. Giannis Antetokounmpo posted his fourth consecutive double-double with 29 points and 14 boards while Khris Middleton scored 25 points on 8-of-13 shooting. Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with an average of 29.4 points and has produced at least 28 in 10 of his last 11 contests.
The model also knows Charlotte will be playing its third game in four nights after falling to 0-6 in overtime this season with Sunday's setback. Terry Rozier was 6-for-10 from beyond the arc as he led the Hornets with 33 points while Miles Bridges recorded 29 points and 10 rebounds for fourth consecutive double-double and 12th this campaign. Charlotte is 2-1 against the Bucks in 2021-22 but lost its first trip to Milwaukee in December.
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