Friday, November 6, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Friday, November 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has New York as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.5.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 1-3 and a road record of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of -10.5 as they are averaging 100 points per game while giving up 110.5 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 2-2 and a home record of 0-2. They are averaging 106 points per game and surrendering 103.3, good for a point differential of 2.8.
Greg Monroe comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Michael Carter-Williams averages 12.8 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.8 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 23 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Milwaukee averages 100 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 45 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 16.5 per game. The Bucks allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
New York averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 56.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 16th with 15.2 per game. The Knicks allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Knicks force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-1-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 2-2-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/05/15 F John Henson Achilles doubtful Friday vs. New York
11/05/15 PG Michael Carter-Williams Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. New York
11/05/15 G O.J. Mayo Hamstring doubtful Friday vs. New York
New York Knicks Injuries
10/26/15 G Arron Afflalo Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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