Milwaukee Bucks at Atlanta Hawks Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 12/25/2014
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Philips Arena in Atlanta
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The Milwaukee Bucks will try to snap their two-game losing streak on Friday night when they go up against the Atlanta Hawks. During the 2013-14 season, the Hawks were able to win all three of their games against the Bucks.
The Bucks have now lost three out of their last four games after the Charlotte Hornets came into town on Tuesday night and beat them 108-101. Milwaukee did shoot the ball well in that loss, but they also ended up turning the ball over 20 times.
So far this year, the Bucks are near the bottom of the Eastern Conference in rebounding with just 40.2 boards per game. Shooting guard Giannis Antetokounmpo has had a decent start to the season by averaging 12.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and less than two turnovers per game.
On Tuesday night, the Hawks won their fifth straight game when they edged the Los Angeles Clippers 107-104 at home. The Hawks played solid defense in that win, holding the Clippers to a low 40.2 field goal percentage.
The Hawks currently lead the league in assists with 25.9 helpers per game. Center Al Horford has had a good start to the season by averaging 14.5 points, 6.4 boards and 1.4 blocks per game. Point guard Jeff Teague is averaging a team-high 16.5 points per game this season while dishing out seven assists per game.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
Milwaukee Bucks are 20-9-0 Against the Spread
Milwaukee Bucks are 15-14-0 against the Over/Under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
Atlanta Hawks are 18-10-0 Against the Spread
Atlanta Hawks are 16-11-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/24/14 C John Henson Foot "?" Friday vs. Atlanta
12/17/14 F Jabari Parker Ankle out for season
10/25/14 F Damien Inglis Foot out indefinitely
No injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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