Saturday, October 29, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as -7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 0-1. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.0 as they are averaging 117.0 points per game while giving up 122.0 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 0-1. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 96.0 points per game and surrendering 107.0, good for a point differential of -11.0.
Jeremy Lin comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Justin Hamilton averages 19 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Jabari Parker averages 13 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 31 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 39 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Brooklyn averages 117 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 51 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16 per game. The Nets allow 122 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 54% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 36 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 19 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 96 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -11 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 19% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 23 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 2nd with 8 per game. The Bucks allow 107 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 58 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 27 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Bucks force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 113.6 and a defensive rating of 118.4. In terms of pace they average 103 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 60%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 99.5 and they have a defensive rating of 110.9. They get 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 44%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 48% and they attempt 3 pointers on 17% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 7.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 9.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/27/16 G Randy Foye Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Indiana
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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