Friday, December 9, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, December 9, 2016. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 11-12. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.7 as they are averaging 100.3 points per game while giving up 102.0 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 11-9. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.8 points per game and surrendering 101.8, good for a point differential of 2.0.
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Paul Millsap comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Dennis Schroder averages 15.7 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jabari Parker averages 19.2 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 22 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Atlanta averages 100.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 53.6 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.9 per game. The Hawks allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Milwaukee averages 103.8 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 18th with 14.6 per game. The Bucks allow 101.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Bucks force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 101.5 and a defensive rating of 103.2. In terms of pace they average 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 106.7 and they have a defensive rating of 104.6. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-13-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 8-15-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 11-8-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/08/16 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Ankle injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Milwaukee
12/07/16 F Kent Bazemore Knee expected to miss
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee -3
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