Saturday, April 8, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 5 point favorites.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 40-39. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 104.1 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 28-51. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 108.1, good for a point differential of -5.6.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 34-45-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 42-36-1 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 48-31-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 40-38-1 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
04/06/17 G Malcolm Brogdon Back expected to miss Saturday vs Philadelphia
03/25/17 F John Henson Thumb out indefinitely
02/09/17 F Jabari Parker ACL out for season
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
04/06/17 PG TJ McConnell Achilles injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Milwaukee
03/31/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
03/31/17 F Robert Covington Knee out for season
03/28/17 PG Sergio Rodriguez Hamstring out indefinitely
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 23.1 points per contest while playing 35.5 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 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Greg Monroe averages 11.6 points per game in 22.5 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%.
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Dario Saric averages 12.8 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Gerald Henderson averages 9.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 104.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.19 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 13.9 per game. The Bucks allow 104.3 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 21st and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.4 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 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.68 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 43 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 1st with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 109.5 and a defensive rating of 109.7. 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 13.1 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 76ers rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 108.7. They get 98.7 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 35% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 14.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee -5
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