Friday, February 10, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, February 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 4 point favorites.
The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 18-37. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.1 as they are averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 110.5 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 22-29. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.9 points per game and surrendering 105.1, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Lou Williams comes into this game averaging 18.3 points per contest while playing 24.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Lakers. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per contest and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Jordan Clarkson averages 13.8 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.2 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Jabari Parker averages 20.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Los Angeles averages 104.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.09 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 15.2 per game. The Lakers allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 104.9 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 42 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 12th with 14.3 per game. The Bucks allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Lakers have an offensive rating of 106.3 and a defensive rating of 112.5. In terms of pace they average 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 109.2 and they have a defensive rating of 109.4. They get 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 26-28-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 30-24-1 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 20-31-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 31-19-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/09/17 C Roy Hibbert Acquired "?" Friday vs. LA Lakers
02/09/17 F Spencer Hawes Acquired "?" Friday vs. LA Lakers
02/09/17 F Jabari Parker Knee injured last game, doubtful Friday vs. LA Lakers
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee -4
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