Monday, December 12, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Monday, December 12, 2016. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 11-11. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 104.2 points per game while giving up 102.7 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 16-7. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 111.0 points per game and surrendering 102.7, good for a point differential of 8.3.
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Jabari Parker comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 21.9 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 9 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kyle Lowry averages 21.3 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 7.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Milwaukee averages 104.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.8 per game. The Bucks allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Toronto averages 111 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 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 40% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 3rd with 11.9 per game. The Raptors allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 106.8 and a defensive rating of 105.3. In terms of pace they average 97.1 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 29% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 13.6 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 Raptors rating on offense is 116.4 and they have a defensive rating of 107.7. They get 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 10-12-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 13-8-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 16-6-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 16-7-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/11/16 F Bruno Caboclo Knee "?" Monday vs. Milwaukee
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -9
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