Nets vs. Bucks NBA Preview (3/21/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on March 21, 2024 - Last Updated on March 22, 2024
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The Brooklyn Nets are scheduled to play against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday at 8 p.m. The game will take place at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and will be broadcast on the NBA channel. NBA Betting Odds are set with the Bucks as the favorites.

Nets vs. Bucks pregame odds

According to the latest NBA betting odds, The Bucks are -10 home favorites over the Nets, with the over/under set at 220.5 points. Milwaukee holds a 2-0 lead over Brooklyn this season. In the last meeting, the Bucks won 144-122, easily covering as a -9.5 road favorite, with the total going way over the line of 244.5 points. Current odds at Massachusetts sportsbooks are as follows:

  • DraftKings: Bucks -10, over/under 221.0
  • FanDuel: Bucks -10, over/under 220.5
  • Caesars: Bucks -9.5, over/under 220.5
  • BetMGM: Bucks -9.5, over/under 220.5

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

Nets vs. Bucks projected starting lineups (3/21/24)

Nets starting lineup tonight

PG: Dennis Schröder
SG: Cam Thomas
SF: Mikal Bridge
PF: Cameron Johnson
C: Nicolas Claxton

Bucks starting lineup tonight

PG: Damian Lillard
SG: Malik Beasley
SF: Khris Middleton
PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo (game-time decision)
C: Brook Lopez

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata.

Nets vs. Bucks injuries for tonight’s game

For the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo is questionable with a hamstring issue. The Nets will be without Ben Simmons (back), Dorian Finney-Smith (ankle), and Dariq Whitehead (shin). Nicolas Claxton is questionable due to illness. In their absence, Cameron Johnson, Day’Ron Sharpe and Trendon Watford will likely see increased court time.

Team standings & stats for tonight’s game

The Bucks will look to bounce back from a tough loss to the Boston Celtics as they square off with a Nets team that has dropped four straight. Find stats and standings for tonight’s game below.

Brooklyn Nets team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Nets stand 11th in the Eastern Conference, holding a record of 26-43. Their recent game against New Orleans, ended in defeat by a score of 104-91. They had a rough night from three, shooting 29.4%. Ranking 25th in points per game, the Nets will have a tough time keeping up with Milwaukee.

  • Points per game: 111.4 (25th)
  • Points allowed per game: 113.9 (15th)
  • Rebounds per game: 43.7 (15th)
  • Assists per game: 26.3 (17th)
  • FG%: 45.7 (28th)
  • 3PT%: 36.6 (16th)

Milwaukee Bucks team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Bucks are currently second in the Eastern Conference with a record of 44-25. In their last game against Boston, they fell by a score of 122-119. They closed the gap late after trailing by double digits for most of the night, getting hot from beyond the arc and finishing with a 3PT% of 48.6. Milwaukee ranks sixth in that metric for the season to date.

  • Points per game: 120.7 (4th)
  • Points allowed per game: 117.3 (22nd)
  • Rebounds per game: 43.9 (14th)
  • Assists per game: 26.5 (15th)
  • FG%: 49.1 (6th)
  • 3PT%: 37.9 (6th)

Player stats for Nets vs. Bucks on March 21

Brooklyn Nets leaders before tonight’s game

Here are the Nets’ leaders from their recent loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday:

  • Cam Thomas (SG): 25 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Mikal Bridges (SF): 15 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST
  • Dennis Schroder (PG): 12 PTS, 2 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Cameron Johnson (SF): 10 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Nic Claxton (C): 8 PTS, 6 RBS, 2 ASTS

Here are the season leaders for the Nets heading into tonight’s game against Milwaukee:

  • Cam Thomas (SG): 21.5 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Mikal Bridges (SF): 20.5 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Dennis Schroder (PG): 14.5 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 5.7 APG
  • Cameron Johnson (SF): 13.6 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 2.4 APG
  • Spencer Dinwiddie (PG): 12.6 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 6.0 APG

Milwaukee Bucks leaders before tonight’s game

Here are Milwaukee’s leading players based on their most recent game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday:

  • Damian Lillard (PG): 32 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Bobby Portis (PF)24 PTS, 15 RBS
  • Khris Middleton (SF)22 PTS, 6 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Patrick Beverley (PG)9 PTS, 0 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Brook Lopez (C): 8 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS

Here are the season leaders for the Bucks entering tonight’s game with the Nets:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF): 30.8 PPG, 11.2 RPG, 6.4 APG
  • Damian Lillard (PG): 24.5 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 7.0 APG
  • Khris Middleton (SF): 15.1 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Bobby Portis (F): 13.5 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 1.2 APG
  • Brook Lopez (C): 12.4 PPG, 5.3 APG, 1.7 APG
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