Milwaukee Bucks at Portland Blazers Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 12/16/2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:00 PM
Moda Center in Portland
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The Milwaukee Bucks will be playing in the second of four consecutive road games when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. During the 2013-14 season, the Blazers won both of their games against the Bucks.
On Monday, the Bucks were able to win their second straight game when they defeated the Phoenix Suns 96-94 on the road. They made eight of their 16 three-point attempts in that win and finished with a 47.9 field goal percentage.
The Bucks have scored 99.2 points per game this season while allowing their opponents to score 100.4 points per game. Rookie small forward Jabari Parker is having a pretty good first year in the league by averaging 12.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. Their top scorer is point guard Brandon Knight, who is averaging 17.5 points per game.
The Blazers played well on both ends of the court in their game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night and easily won 108-95 at home. They had a 46-42 rebounding advantage in that win and they ended up forcing 15 turnovers.
Through their first 25 games this year, the Blazers are the top rebounding team in the NBA and they've only given up 95.6 points per game. All-Star point guard Damian Lillard has scored 20.4 points per game this season while dishing out 6.1 assists per game.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
Milwaukee Bucks are 17-8-0 Against the Spread
Milwaukee Bucks are 13-12-0 against the Over/Under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
Portland Trail Blazers are 14-10-1 Against the Spread
Portland Trail Blazers are 10-15-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/15/14 F Jabari Parker Ankle left last game, "?"
12/04/14 F Ersan Ilyasova Facial out indefinitely
12/02/14 C John Henson Foot out indefinitely
10/25/14 F Damien Inglis Foot out indefinitely
Portland Trail Blazers
12/16/14 C Robin Lopez Hand out indefinitely
11/18/14 G C.J. McCollum Finger out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Portland
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