Monday, December 5, 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, December 5, 2016. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 16-4. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 102.9 points per game while giving up 98.2 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 10-8. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 101.8, good for a point differential of 1.9.
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Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 24.3 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.6 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jabari Parker averages 18.6 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 22.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
San Antonio averages 103 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 12.8 per game. The Spurs allow 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 17th 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 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 19th with 14.8 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 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 110.5 and a defensive rating of 105.4. In terms of pace they average 93.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 106.5 and they have a defensive rating of 104.6. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 10-10-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 10-7-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee +5.5
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