Atlanta Hawks at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 8 point favorites.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 18-39. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 104.0 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 31-24. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.4 points per game and surrendering 104.3, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 29-26-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 28-29-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 24-26-5 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 27-27-1 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/21/17 F Mirza Teletovic Lung is out indefinitely
02/10/18 F John Henson Hamstring is "?" Tuesday vs Atlanta
02/06/18 PG Matthew Dellavedova Ankle is OUT 3-4 weeks
02/03/18 G Malcolm Brogdon Knee is OUT 6-8 weeks
Kent Bazemore averages 12.9 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%.
Khris Middleton averages 20 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 27.9 points per game while playing 37 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they give up 25.7 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league. Atlanta averages 104 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.09 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks surrender 104.3 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 22.8 assists allowed per contest, and 8th with 42.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season. Milwaukee is 18th in the league with 104.4 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 0.07. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game and 19th in assists per contest with 22.4. The Bucks are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Hawks are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Atlanta is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league.
Milwaukee is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Bucks are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 108.8, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 15th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta +8
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