Thursday, November 3, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Indiana Pacers travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 2-2. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.5 as they are averaging 110.0 points per game while giving up 112.5 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 2-2. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.5 points per game and surrendering 106.5, good for a point differential of -5.0.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 24.3 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 96%. Myles Turner averages 18 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Jabari Parker averages 15.3 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.5 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Indiana averages 110 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 26.2 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.8 per game. The Pacers allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 101.5 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 51 rebounds per game and 25 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 5th with 12.5 per game. The Bucks allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 106.7 and a defensive rating of 109.2. In terms of pace they average 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 108.1. They get 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 11.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/01/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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