Thursday, November 10, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 0-8. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.6 as they are averaging 100.3 points per game while giving up 107.9 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 4-3. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.3 points per game and surrendering 101.4, good for a point differential of 1.9.
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Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 30.9 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 11.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tim Frazier averages 12 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.6 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Jabari Parker averages 17.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 21.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
New Orleans averages 100.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.9 per game. The Pelicans allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 57.1 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.8 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 103.3 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 22nd with 16.6 per game. The Bucks allow 101.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Bucks force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 98.4 and a defensive rating of 105.8. In terms of pace they average 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 105.5 and they have a defensive rating of 103.6. They get 96.5 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 29% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 14.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 2-6-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 5-2-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/09/16 G E'Twaun Moore Toe injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Milwaukee
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
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee -6.5
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