Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.5.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 10-15 and a road record of 2-10. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.7 as they are averaging 95.5 points per game while giving up 101.2 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 15-10 and a home record of 9-5. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 100.9, good for a point differential of 1.7.
Greg Monroe comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 15.7 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Blake Griffin averages 24.3 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Chris Paul averages 16.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 8.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Milwaukee averages 95.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.5 per game. The Bucks allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 2nd with 13.5 per game. The Clippers allow 100.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.1 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Clippers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 12-13-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 14-11-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 8-14-3 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 12-11-2 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle out indefinitely
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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