Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 40-37. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 104.6 points per game while giving up 104.2 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 43-33. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.8 points per game and surrendering 106.1, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 34-43-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 42-34-1 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 41-34-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 32-38-6 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
04/02/17 G Malcolm Brogdon Back "?" Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
03/25/17 F John Henson Thumb out indefinitely
02/09/17 F Jabari Parker ACL out for season
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 23.2 points per contest while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Bucks. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per contest and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Greg Monroe averages 11.8 points per game in 22.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Russell Westbrook averages 31.9 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 10.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Steven Adams averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 104.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 40.4 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 16th with 13.8 per game. The Bucks allow 104.2 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 20th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma City averages 106.8 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.68 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 46.3 rebounds per game and 21 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 6th with 15.2 per game. The Thunder allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Thunder force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 110 and a defensive rating of 109.5. In terms of pace they average 94.6 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 29% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 108.3 and they have a defensive rating of 107.6. They get 98 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Thunder NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee +4.5
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