Lakers vs. Bucks Prediction & Odds

Lakers vs. Bucks, 12/2/22 NBA Betting Prediction, Odds & Trends

LeBron and the Lakers head to Milwaukee on Friday night in search of their seventh win in their last 11 games. Will the Lakers at least cover as an 8.5-point road underdog or will the Bucks cruise to straight and ATS wins tonight?

Game Matchup & Betting Odds

559 Los Angeles Lakers (+8.5) at 560 Milwaukee Bucks (-8.5); o/u 228.5

7:30 p.m. ET, Friday, December 2, 2022

Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

Lakers vs. Bucks Public Betting Information

Our NBA Public Betting Information page indicates that 76% of public bettors are currently backing the Bucks when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.

Los Angeles Lakers DFS Spin

Anthony Davis (back) is probable for Friday's game against Milwaukee, Harrison Faigen of SBNation.com reports. Davis continues to manage low back tightness but appears likely to play against the Bucks. He's posted double-doubles in eight consecutive appearances and has averaged 30.4 points, 15.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 33.5 minutes per game during that time.

Milwaukee Bucks DFS Spin

Khris Middleton (wrist) is probable for Friday's game against the Lakers. Middleton plans to make his season debut Friday, and his status on the team's official injury report backs up that hope. Jevon Carter should reclaim a bench role if the Bucks' medical staff ultimately gives Middleton the green light.

Lakers vs. Bucks NBA Betting Trends

Under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings

Under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Milwaukee

Under is 5-2 in Lakers last 7 road games

Over is 4-0 in Bucks last 4 home games

Over is 4-1 in Bucks last 5 overall

Lakers vs. Bucks NBA Prediction:

The Lakers have dropped seven of their last 10 games against the spread when facing the Bucks, are 2-6 against the number in their last eight road games and are 8-21 at the betting window in their last 29 games coming off a win of more than 10 points. On the other side, the Bucks have covered in nine of their last 13 home games and are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage of less than .400.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BUCKS -8.5

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