Monday, December 7, 2015
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, December 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
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The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 9-12 and a road record of 4-7. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.1 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 102.2 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 8-13 and a home record of 6-4. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 95.8 points per game and surrendering 102.2, good for a point differential of -6.5.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 24.2 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. C.J. McCollum averages 19.4 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Greg Monroe averages 15.8 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Portland averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 54.8 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.5 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 95.8 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 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 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 47.2 rebounds per game and 23 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 20th with 15.4 per game. The Bucks allow 102.2 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 20th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Bucks force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 11-10-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 12-8-1 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/06/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle doubtful Monday vs. Portland
12/06/15 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle out indefinitely
12/06/15 PG Tyler Ennis Shoulder doubtful Monday vs. Portland
Tony's Pick: Take Portland
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