Saturday, December 3, 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, December 3, 2016. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 5-13. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.8 as they are averaging 105.4 points per game while giving up 114.3 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 9-8. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.2 points per game and surrendering 101.7, good for a point differential of 1.5.
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Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 16 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jabari Parker averages 18.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 5.8 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 22.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Brooklyn averages 105.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.9 per game. The Nets allow 114.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.6 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 103.2 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 21st with 15 per game. The Bucks allow 101.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Bucks force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 102.7 and a defensive rating of 111.3. In terms of pace they average 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 106.5 and they have a defensive rating of 104.9. They get 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 13.7 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%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 8-9-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 12-6-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 9-7-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee -10.5
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