Indiana Pacers at Milwaukee Bucks Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 1/1/2015
Friday, January 2, 2015 at 8:30 PM
BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee
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The Indiana Pacers, who are just 5-12 away from home this season, will go out on the road on Friday night to take on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks were able to defeat the Pacers 87-81 in their first meeting this season.
On Wednesday, the Pacers used a 36-point third quarter to help them defeat the Miami Heat 106-95 at home. They only ended up with a 44.3 field goal percentage in that win, but they did make 10 of their 18 three-pointers.
Through 33 games this season, the Pacers have played very well on the defensive end of the court, but their offense is barely averaging 95 points per game. None of the Pacers are averaging over 15 points per game this season, but they do have eight players averaging 10 points or more per game.
The Bucks played one of their best defensive games on Wednesday night when they blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-80 on the road. They ended up with a 54-49 rebounding advantage in that win and were able to hold the Cavs to a very low 34.1 field goal percentage.
So far this season, the Bucks are averaging right around the same amount of points that they are giving up. Point guard Brandon Knight has been their best player by averaging 18 points, 5.1 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
Indiana Pacers are 19-12-2 Against the Spread
Indiana Pacers are 20-13-0 against the Over/Under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
Milwaukee Bucks are 23-9-1 Against the Spread
Milwaukee Bucks are 15-18-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/08/14 C Ian Mahinmi Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
08/02/14 F Paul George Leg out for season
12/17/14 F Jabari Parker Ankle out for season
10/25/14 F Damien Inglis Foot out indefinitely
01/01/15 F Ersan Ilyasova Concussion "?" Friday vs. Indiana
01/01/15 G Jerryd Bayless Knee "?" Friday vs. Indiana
01/01/15 C Larry Sanders Illness "?" Friday vs. Indiana
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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