Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 7 point favorites.
The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 21-26. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 104.7 points per game while giving up 104.6 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 30-19. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 99.3 points per game and surrendering 95.5, good for a point differential of 3.8.
Jabari Parker comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 6.1 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 74%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.4 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 8.7 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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Rudy Gobert averages 12.8 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 12.5 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Gordon Hayward averages 21.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Milwaukee averages 104.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 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 50.4 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.1 per game. The Bucks allow 104.6 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 11th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.9 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.4 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.
Utah averages 99.3 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 12th with 13.6 per game. The Jazz allow 95.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 17.7 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 109.1 and a defensive rating of 109. In terms of pace they average 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. 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 13.1 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 Jazz rating on offense is 108.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 91.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 19-28-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 29-17-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 20-28-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 23-26-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Utah Jazz Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -7
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