Milwaukee Bucks at San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 5 point favorites.
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The Bucks head into this matchup with a mark of 4-6. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 105.4 points per contest while giving up 108.7 per game. The Spurs have an overall record of 7-4. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.7 points per game and surrendering 100.6, good for a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 3-5-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-4-0 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 6-5-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/07/17 PG Eric Bledsoe Acquired is probable Friday vs. San Antonio
10/16/17 F Jabari Parker Knee is out indefinitely
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/03/17 F Joffrey Lauvergne Ankle is out indefinitely
10/22/17 SF Kawhi Leonard Quad is out indefinitely
10/17/17 PG Tony Parker Quad is out indefinitely
Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 31.9 points per game in 37.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 9.8 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 22.6 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Pau Gasol averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 105.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 14.9 per game. The Bucks allow 108.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 25th in the league with 101.7 points per game this year. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.09. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.1 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 22.7. The Spurs are 26th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Spurs surrender 100.6 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 21.2 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 42.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game this season.
The Bucks are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.7, and their defensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league. Milwaukee is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 5th in the league.
San Antonio is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Spurs are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 104.3, and their offensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 20th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 27th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -5
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