The Los Angeles Clippers had been rolling along before coming up short against one of the NBA's best teams over the weekend.
While they might normally like their chances of getting back on track with a visit from Milwaukee, the Bucks are starting to hit their stride.
The Clippers aim for a 12th home win in 13 matchups against the Bucks, who look to extend their winning streak to a season-high five Wednesday night.
Sitting comfortably atop the Pacific Division, Los Angeles (43-19) had won eight of nine before falling 108-104 to Oklahoma City on Sunday. Chris Paul had 26 points while Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford added 20 apiece for the Clippers, who erased a 19-point deficit but couldn't keep up down the stretch.
Not including two losses to the Thunder, Los Angeles has gone 18-2 over its last 20 home games.
"Hopefully we can use this as a barometer to tighten some things up," coach Vinny Del Negro told the team's official website. "No one is going to feel sorry for you. You've got...