Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Smoothie King Center
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.0 as they are averaging 96.3 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall record of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 98.3 points per game and surrendering 109.0, good for a point differential of -10.7.
Jabari Parker comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23 points per game in 36.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Anthony Davis averages 37.7 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pelicans. He grabs 12.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Tim Frazier averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 9.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 40%.
Milwaukee averages 96.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 11.3 per game. The Bucks allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 58.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
New Orleans averages 98.3 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 19% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Pelicans rank 5th with 12 per game. The Pelicans allow 109 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 59.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Pelicans force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 99.1 and a defensive rating of 107.3. In terms of pace they average 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 21% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 10.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Pelicans rating on offense is 94.8 and they have a defensive rating of 105.1. They get 103.7 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 23% of their shot attempts. New Orleans turns the ball over on 10.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 2-1-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 1-2-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/31/16 F Jabari Parker Eye probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
10/31/16 G Jason Terry Personal "?" Tuesday vs. New Orleans
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
10/22/16 PG Jrue Holiday Personal out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New Orleans
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