Pelicans and Zion Williamson will host Bucks at Smoothie King Center. The Bucks are coming off a 129-108 home win over the Phoenix Suns. Brook Lopez had 17 points (7-of-16 from the field) and 9 blocks. Giannis Antetokounmpo contributed 30 points (10-of-21 from the field), 9 assists and 6 offensive rebounds.
The Pels will want to move on from the 109-117 loss to the Houston Rockets, a game in which Brandon Ingram contributed 28 points (10-of-23 shooting), 12 rebounds and 5 threes made.
Will Brandon Ingram replicate his monstrous 28 pts, 12 rebs performance in last games loss to the Rockets. In the last head-to-head matchup between Pelicans and Zion Williamson, the Pelicans lost on the road. The Bucks will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 4 out of their last 5 games. Both are expected to be mostly healthy.
The Bucks are much better at free throw shooting than the Pels; they rank No. 11 in free throws made, while the Pels ranks just No. 20.
The Pelicans and the Bucks will come into the game after two days of rest. The Pels next couple of matchups are away vs CHI, away vs IND, home vs POR.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.