Friday, January 13, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Miami Heat travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, January 13, 2017. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 11-29. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.4 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 19-18. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 103.0, good for a point differential of 2.1.
Hassan Whiteside comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 14.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 54%. Goran Dragic averages 19 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.3 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Jabari Parker averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Miami averages 98 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.3 per game. The Heat allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 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 9th in the NBA. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 13th with 13.7 per game. The Bucks allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 102.6 and a defensive rating of 107.2. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 109.6 and they have a defensive rating of 107.5. They get 95.3 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 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 19-21-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 17-20-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 22-14-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
12/27/16 F Josh McRoberts Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
01/09/17 G Josh Richardson Foot out indefinitely
01/04/17 F Justise Winslow Shoulder out for season
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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