Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 18-18. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 105.0 points per game while giving up 102.9 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 30-7. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 106.0 points per game and surrendering 97.5, good for a point differential of 8.5.
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this contest averaging 24 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Jabari Parker averages 20.6 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.8 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kawhi Leonard averages 23.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Milwaukee averages 105 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Bucks allow 102.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
San Antonio averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 10th with 13.2 per game. The Spurs allow 97.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.6 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 109.3 and a defensive rating of 107.2. In terms of pace they average 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 112.7 and they have a defensive rating of 103.7. They get 93.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 16-20-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 21-14-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 23-14-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 21-16-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/26/16 G Rashad Vaughn Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
01/09/17 F Giannis Antetokounmpo Illness "?" Tuesday vs. San Antonio
01/09/17 F Michael Beasley Shin injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/09/17 F David Lee Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Milwaukee
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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