Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 8-8. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 102.7 points per game while giving up 102.3 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 5-12. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.2 points per game and surrendering 114.5, good for a point differential of -8.3.
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this contest averaging 22.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Jabari Parker averages 18.6 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Sean Kilpatrick averages 16.1 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Brook Lopez averages 20.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Milwaukee averages 102.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.8 per game. The Bucks allow 102.2 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 7th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 106.2 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Nets allow 114.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Nets force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 105.9 and a defensive rating of 105.5. In terms of pace they average 96.3 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 28% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103.1 and they have a defensive rating of 111.1. They get 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 14.7 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 53%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 9-6-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 8-8-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 12-5-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn +4.5
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