Saturday, November 7, 2015
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 0-5 and a road record of 0-3. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -14.6 as they are averaging 89.8 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 2-3 and a home record of 1-2. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 98.2 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -7.6.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Joe Johnson averages 8.4 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 28% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Greg Monroe averages 19.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Michael Carter-Williams averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Brooklyn averages 89.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -14.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 24% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 46.6 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15.4 per game. The Nets allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 98.2 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 14th with 15.2 per game. The Bucks allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Bucks force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-2-1 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/06/15 F John Henson Achilles is upgraded to probable Friday vs. New York
11/05/15 PG Michael Carter-Williams Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. New York
11/05/15 G O.J. Mayo Hamstring expected to miss Friday vs. New York
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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