Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.5.
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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 Lakers have an overall record of 3-21 and a home record of 1-6. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 97 points per game and surrendering 107.3, good for a point differential of -10.2.
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%.
Kobe Bryant averages 16.2 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 32% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.2 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 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
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 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th 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 22nd with 15.5 per game. The Bucks allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 21st 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 97 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 12th with 14.6 per game. The Lakers allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Lakers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th 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 Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 8-16-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
12/14/15 PG Jordan Clarkson Ankle doubtful Tuesday vs. Milwaukee
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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