Milwaukee Bucks at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 11/22/2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 6 point favorites.
The Bucks head into this matchup with a mark of 8-8. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.1 as they are averaging 101.4 points per contest while giving up 104.5 per game. The Suns have an overall mark of 7-11. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.9 points per contest and giving up 115.9, which is a point differential of -8.0.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-8-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/21/17 PG Matthew Dellavedova Knee is "?" Wednesday vs. Phoenix
11/21/17 F Mirza Teletovic Knee is "?" Wednesday vs. Phoenix
10/16/17 F Jabari Parker Knee is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/20/17 C Tyson Chandler Illness is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Milwaukee
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 29.7 points per contest while playing 37.8 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Khris Middleton averages 18.7 points per contest in 37.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.7 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%.
T.J. Warren has scored 18.6 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per game this season for the Suns. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Devin Booker averages 23 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 101.4 points per contest this year, which is 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.13 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 38.4 boards per contest and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 26th with 14.2 per game. The Bucks allow 104.5 points per contest which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 22.1 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 10th in the NBA with 107.9 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -8.06. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.3 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 19.8. The Suns are 11th in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Suns give up 115.9 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 21.8 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 47.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 7th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Bucks are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 6th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Milwaukee is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Phoenix is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 12th in the NBA. The Suns are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 103.6 is ranked 2nd. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 104.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 27th. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix +6
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