Friday, December 11, 2015
Air Canada Centre
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Friday, December 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 194.5.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 9-14 and a road record of 2-9. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.4 as they are averaging 95.5 points per game while giving up 101.9 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 14-9 and a home record of 6-4. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100.5 points per game and surrendering 96.8, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Greg Monroe comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 16 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.4 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kyle Lowry averages 22 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Milwaukee averages 95.5 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 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.3 per game. The Bucks allow 101.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Toronto averages 100.5 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 9th with 14.3 per game. The Raptors allow 96.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 10-13-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 14-9-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 14-8-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 10-12-1 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/09/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle "?" Friday vs. Toronto
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/09/15 C Lucas Nogueira Ankle "?" Friday vs. Milwaukee
12/08/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
12/07/15 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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