Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 5-4. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 103.9 points per game while giving up 102.0 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 7-2. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 109.6 points per game and surrendering 98.9, good for a point differential of 10.7.
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Jabari Parker averages 19.1 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Dennis Schroder averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Paul Millsap averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Milwaukee averages 103.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.7 per game. The Bucks allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Atlanta averages 109.6 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 58 rebounds per game and 26.8 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 28th with 17.8 per game. The Hawks allow 98.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.3 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Hawks force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 106.7 and a defensive rating of 104.7. In terms of pace they average 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 109.3 and they have a defensive rating of 98.7. They get 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 15.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-2-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 7-2-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-4-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/15/16 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Hip probable Tuesday vs. Miami
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta -8
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