Thursday, November 19, 2015
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 195.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 5-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -6 as they are averaging 96.6 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 8-3 and a home record of 5-0. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 96.4, good for a point differential of 6.1.
Greg Monroe comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Michael Carter-Williams averages 13.3 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
LeBron James averages 27.3 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Kevin Love averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Milwaukee averages 96.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 46.8 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.6 per game. The Bucks allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Cleveland averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 56.2 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 10th with 14.6 per game. The Cavaliers allow 96.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.4 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-8-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/17/15 G O.J. Mayo Hamstring "?" Thursday vs. Cleveland
11/16/15 F Jabari Parker Foot expected to miss next 3 games
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland
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