Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 9 point favorites.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 32-34. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 104.9 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 40-27. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.8 points per game and surrendering 104.9, good for a point differential of 2.9.
Greg Monroe comes into this game averaging 11.8 points per contest while playing 22.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Bucks. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.1 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
DeAndre Jordan averages 12.3 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 13.5 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage currently is at 49%. Blake Griffin averages 21.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
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Milwaukee averages 104.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.45 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14 per game. The Bucks allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 107.8 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.96 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 25th with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 104.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 110 and a defensive rating of 109.5. In terms of pace they average 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 111.6 and they have a defensive rating of 108.6. They get 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 29-37-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 37-28-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 33-34-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 35-30-2 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/28/17 F Michael Beasley Knee out indefinitely
02/09/17 F Jabari Parker ACL out for season
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee +9
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