Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/15/2014
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM
American Airlines Arena in Miami
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The Milwaukee Bucks will be going on the road on Sunday night to take on the Miami Heat, who are 3-2 at home so far this season. Last year, the Heat were able win all three of their games against the Bucks.
On Friday night, Bucks didn't score over 20 points in any of the last three quarters of their game against the Orlando Magic and ended up losing 101-85. They turned the ball over 16 times in that loss and they were only able to make two of their 19 three-point attempts.
The Bucks have struggled on offense this season, but they are in the top three in points allowed by giving up just 93.6 points per game. Their standout player has been point guard Brandon Knight, who is averaging 18.1 points, 6.7 assists and 6.1 rebounds per game this season. Rookie small forward Jabari Parker has scored 10.3 points per game and grabbed 5.6 rebounds per game.
Miami played a poor first quarter in their game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, which ended up being the main reason why they lost that one 114-103. They were outscored 35-23 in that opening quarter, and they ended up allowing the Hawks to shoot 56 percent in the game.
The Heat have done well to hold opponents to just 97.8 points per game in their first nine games this season. Star guard Dwyane Wade is averaging 19.8 points and a team-high 6.4 assists per game, while center Chris Bosh is averaging 21.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
Milwaukee Bucks are 6-3-0 Against the Spread
Milwaukee Bucks are 2-7-0 against the Over/Under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
Miami Heat are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Miami Heat are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/14/14 F Khris Middleton Knee "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/03/14 F Johnny O'Bryant III Knee out indefinitely
10/25/14 F Damien Inglis Foot out indefinitely
11/15/14 F Danny Granger Hamstring doubtful Sunday vs. Milwaukee
11/15/14 G Dwyane Wade Hamstring doubtful Sunday vs. Milwaukee
11/15/14 C Justin Hamilton Hip doubtful Sunday vs. Milwaukee
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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