The Bucks are anxious to get back on the court having last played four days ago. They won't play again for another four days. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. also are anxious to show Paris, where this game is being played, and a European audience why the Bucks are the best team in the world right now.
The Hornets haven't competed well against elite opponents all season with a 2-16 SU, 4-13 ATS mark versus expected playoff teams. This Paris trip catches the Hornets at low ebb, losers of seven in a row, including a 106-83 home loss to the Magic in their past game Monday.
The Bucks have won seven in a row. Milwaukee is coming off a 20-point victory against the Nets and a 13 point winner versus the Bulls.
Milwaukee was a 14-point home favorite against the Hornets on Nov. 30 and easily won, 137-96.