Friday, December 18, 2015
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, December 18, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.5.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 10-17 and a road record of 2-12. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.4 as they are averaging 95.3 points per game while giving up 101.7 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 25-1 and a home record of 11-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.8 points per game and surrendering 102.2, good for a point differential of 13.5.
Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 15.4 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Stephen Curry averages 32 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Klay Thompson averages 19 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Milwaukee averages 95.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.1 per game. The Bucks allow 101.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Golden State averages 115.8 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 55.1 rebounds per game and 28.8 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 25th with 16.1 per game. The Warriors allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 12-15-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 15-12-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 17-8-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 16-10-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/17/15 C Greg Monroe Knee out indefinitely
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/29/15 F Harrison Barnes Ankle out indefinitely
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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