Bucks vs. Thunder NBA Preview (4/12/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 12, 2024
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The Milwaukee Bucks are scheduled to play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 12, at 8 p.m. The game will take place at the Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK, and will be broadcast on KSBI. NBA Betting Odds are set with a point spread of -14.5 in favor of Oklahoma City, and an over/under of 223.5.

Bucks vs. Thunder pregame odds tonight

The pre-game NBA betting odds for the Thunder vs. Bucks game are highlighted by several Massachusetts sportsbooks. DraftKings lists the Bucks at -15.0 with an over/under of 223.5. FanDuel and Caesars offer similar point spreads at -14.5 and over/unders at 223.5.

  • DraftKingsThunder -15, over/under 223.5
  • FanDuelThunder -14.5, over/under 223.5
  • CaesarsThunder -14.5, over/under 223.5
  • BetMGMThunder -14.5, over/under 223.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Bucks vs. Thunder. 

Bucks vs. Thunder projected starting lineups

Bucks starting lineup

  • PG: Damian Lillard
  • SG: Malik Beasley
  • SF: Khris Middleton
  • PF: Jae Crowder
  • C: Brook Lopez

Thunder starting lineup

  • PG: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
  • SG: Josh Giddey
  • SF: Luguentz Dort
  • PF: Jalen Williams
  • C: Chet Holmgren

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Bucks vs. Thunder injuries tonight

The Bucks will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo as his status will be monitored into the playoffs after confirming he will be out the rest of the regular season. Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez will be game-time decisions.

Lu Dort is probable tonight, otherwise Oklahoma City has an injury-free report.

Team standings and stats for today’s game

Milwaukee Bucks team stats

The Milwaukee Bucks stand with 49-31, securing the second rank in the Eastern Conference and leading the Central Division. Their latest game against the Orlando Magic ended with a win, with a score 117-99. Season performance metrics are:

  • PPG: 119.5
  • PA: 116.3
  • Rebounds: 44.3
  • Assists: 26.7
  • FG%: 48.8
  • 3PT%: 37.4

Oklahoma City Thunder team stats

The Oklahoma City Thunder, with a record of 55-25, are positioned third in the Western Conference and third in the Northwest Division. Their recent victory against the San Antonio Spurs was by a score of 127-89 Season stats include:

  • PPG: 119.8
  • PA: 113.1
  • Rebounds: 41.9
  • Assists: 26.9
  • FG%: 49.8
  • 3PT%: 38.9

Player Stats for Thunder vs. Bucks April 12

On the Bucks side, their recent game showcased these top performers:

  • Damian Lillard (PG): 29 PTS, 6 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Bobby Portis (PF): 30 PTS, 9 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Brook Lopez (C): 10 PTS, 4 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Jae Crowder (PF): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Patrick Beverley (PG): 13 PTS, 8 RBS, 6 ASTS

Being without Giannis Antetokounmpo tonight, the Bucks’ season stats reveal:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: 30.4 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 6.5 APG
  • Damian Lillard: 24.4 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 7.0 APG
  • Bobby Portis: 13.9 PPG, 7.4 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Brook Lopez: 12.5 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 1.6 APG
  • Khris Middleton: 15.0 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 5.3 APG

Here are the top Thunder players from their recent game:

  • Josh Giddey (SG): 20 PTS, 12 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (PG): 26 PTS, 6 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Gordon Hayward (SF): 18 PTS, 1 RB
  • Jalen Williams (SF): 10 PTS, 7 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Aaron Wiggins (SG): 7 PTS, 2 RBS, 3 ASTS

For the season, Thunder’s performance is highlighted by:

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 30.4 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 6.2 APG
  • Chet Holmgren: 16.5 PPG, 7.9 RPG, 2.5 APG
  • Jalen Williams: 19.3 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 4.6 APG
  • Josh Giddey: 12.4 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 4.8 APG
  • Gordon Hayward: 9.9 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 3.1 APG
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