Milwaukee Bucks at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Parlay 11/3/2017
Friday, November 3, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Friday, November 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 2 point favorites.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 4-4. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.4 as they are averaging 104.9 points per game while giving up 107.3 per contest. The Pistons have an overall mark of 5-3. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.4 points per contest and giving up 102.1, which is a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-4-1 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 6-2-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/29/17 C Greg Monroe Calf is out indefinitely
10/16/17 F Jabari Parker Knee is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/02/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is "?" Friday vs. Milwaukee
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 31.3 points per contest in 36.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.1 assists per game and 10.6 rebounds per contest for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 60% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Khris Middleton comes into this game averaging 19.4 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Andre Drummond averages 12.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 14.1 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Tobias Harris has scored 20.5 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season for the Pistons. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 107.3 points per contest which is 19th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 21.9 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Milwaukee averages 104.9 points per contest this year, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.38 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 24.1 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 22nd with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons give up 102.1 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 44.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.8 per contest this year. Detroit is 20th in the NBA with 104.4 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.25. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 42.5 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 21.1. The Pistons are 29th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Bucks are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 8th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA. Milwaukee is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Detroit is 29th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 9th in the league. The Pistons are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 18th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee +2 and over 201.5 total points
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