Friday, January 27, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Friday, January 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 5 point favorites.
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The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 21-24. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 105.0 points per game while giving up 104.5 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 28-18. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 109.7 points per game and surrendering 104.8, good for a point differential of 4.9.
Jabari Parker comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.5 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
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Kyle Lowry averages 22.4 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 6.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Milwaukee averages 105 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14 per game. The Bucks allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Toronto averages 109.7 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 1st with 11.9 per game. The Raptors allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 109.6 and a defensive rating of 109.1. 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 28% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 114.3 and they have a defensive rating of 109.2. They get 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 10.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 19-26-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 28-16-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 27-18-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 28-18-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/26/17 G DeMar DeRozan Ankle doubtful Friday vs. Milwaukee
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -5
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