Sunday, December 20, 2015
US Airways Center
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, December 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 10-18 and a road record of 2-13. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.5 as they are averaging 95.9 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 12-16 and a home record of 8-6. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.8 points per game and surrendering 105.2, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 15.6 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Brandon Knight averages 19.9 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 6.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Milwaukee averages 95.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 15.2 per game. The Bucks allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Phoenix averages 104.8 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 29th with 16.9 per game. The Suns allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Suns force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 13-15-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 16-12-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 13-15-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 15-13-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix
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