Wednesday, December 23, 2015
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 1-28 and a road record of 0-17. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -13.2 as they are averaging 91.2 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 11-18 and a home record of 8-5. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 96 points per game and surrendering 102.1, good for a point differential of -6.1.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Nerlens Noel averages 10 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Khris Middleton averages 14.8 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Philadelphia averages 91.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -13.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.3 per game. The 76ers allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 96 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 19th with 15.1 per game. The Bucks allow 102.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Bucks force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-17-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 14-15-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 14-15-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 16-13-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/16/15 F Carl Landry Wrist out indefinitely
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/22/15 F Giannis Antetokounmpo Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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