Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Washington as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 15-24 and a road record of 5-17. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -6 as they are averaging 97.6 points per game while giving up 103.6 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 17-19 and a home record of 8-11. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 103.8, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 14.9 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
John Wall averages 19.6 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 9.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Otto Porter averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Milwaukee averages 97.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 48.1 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.9 per game. The Bucks allow 103.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Washington averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 48.7 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 19th with 15 per game. The Wizards allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Wizards force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 19-20-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 22-17-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 20-16-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 21-15-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
01/12/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Chicago
01/11/16 G O.J. Mayo Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
01/11/16 F Kris Humphries Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Milwaukee
01/11/16 C Marcin Gortat Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Milwaukee
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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