Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Washington Wizards travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 2 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 109.2 points per game while giving up 104.1 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 8-7. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.3 points per contest and giving up 104.9, which is a point differential of -2.6.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 5-10-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-7-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/18/17 PG John Wall Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Toronto
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/19/17 PG Matthew Dellavedova Knee is "?" Monday vs. Washington
11/19/17 F Mirza Teletovic Knee is "?" Monday vs. Washington
10/16/17 F Jabari Parker Knee is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 24.1 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. John Wall averages 19.9 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.1 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Khris Middleton averages 18.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 109.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.13 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.3 per game. The Wizards allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 23rd in the league with 102.3 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -2.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game, and 6th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Bucks are 24th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Bucks surrender 104.9 points per contest, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 22 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 42.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 24th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per game this season.
The Wizards are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 104.8, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 23rd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Washington is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA.
Milwaukee is 15th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Bucks are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 10th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 96 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington +2
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