Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 11-9. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.0 as they are averaging 103.8 points per game while giving up 101.8 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 8-13. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 106.0, good for a point differential of -2.3.
Jabari Parker comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 22 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
John Wall averages 23.6 points per game while playing 36 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Bradley Beal averages 21.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Milwaukee averages 103.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 53 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.6 per game. The Bucks allow 101.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Washington averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 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 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 21st with 14.8 per game. The Wizards allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Wizards force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 106.7 and a defensive rating of 104.6. In terms of pace they average 96.8 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 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 105.6 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 11-8-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 8-13-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/08/16 F Michael Beasley Ankle injured last game, probable Friday vs. Atlanta
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee "?" Saturday vs. Milwaukee
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington +2
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