Sunday, January 8, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Washington Wizards travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, January 8, 2017. The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 17-18. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 105.4 points per game while giving up 106.1 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 18-17. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of 2.3.
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 22.1 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. John Wall averages 23.3 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 24 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Jabari Parker averages 20.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Washington averages 105.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.5 per game. The Wizards allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Milwaukee averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 15th with 13.7 per game. The Bucks allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 108.1 and a defensive rating of 108.9. In terms of pace they average 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 109.5 and they have a defensive rating of 107.1. They get 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 18-17-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 23-12-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 16-19-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 21-13-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
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
01/07/17 PG Matthew Dellavedova Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Washington
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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