Monday, January 4, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, January 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 191.
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The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 29-6 and a road record of 9-6. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.6 as they are averaging 102.6 points per game while giving up 89 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 14-21 and a home record of 9-6. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 97.7 points per game and surrendering 103.1, good for a point differential of -5.4.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20.8 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Khris Middleton averages 16.2 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
San Antonio averages 102.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 14.1 per game. The Spurs allow 89 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 97.7 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 47.8 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Bucks allow 103.1 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 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Bucks force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 23-11-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 14-21-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 18-17-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 20-15-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/03/16 PG Tony Parker Hip expected to miss Monday vs. Milwaukee
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/14/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
01/03/16 F Damien Inglis Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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