Monday, February 1, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday, February 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 20-29 and a road record of 7-21. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.9 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 103 per contest. Milwaukee is 4-4 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 14-16. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Kings have an overall record of 20-27 and a home record of 12-12. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.6 points per game and surrendering 108.2, good for a point differential of -1.6. Sacramento has a division record of 5-7 and a conference record of 10-20. In their last 10 games they are 5-5.
Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 15.8 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 27 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 11.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 11.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Milwaukee averages 98.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 23 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.2 per game. The Bucks allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Sacramento averages 106.6 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 55.2 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 28th with 16.7 per game. The Kings allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Kings force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Bucks average 95.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 97.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Bucks have an offensive rating of 104.1 and a defensive rating of 109.3. In terms of pace they average 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 19% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings score 106.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 106.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -9.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.5 points per game. The Kings rating on offense is 105.6 and they have a defensive rating of 107.2. They get 99.8 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 26% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 14.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 25-24-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 27-21-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 22-24-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 22-23-2 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
01/31/16 F John Henson Back "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
01/31/16 C Johnny O'Bryant III Personal "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
01/31/16 G O.J. Mayo Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
01/31/16 C DeMarcus Cousins Ankle injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Milwaukee
01/31/16 G Marco Belinelli Stomach "?" Monday vs. Milwaukee
01/26/16 F Duje Dukan Tibia out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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