Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 2.5 point favorites.
The Bucks have a record of 9-2. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 13.6 as they average 121.3 points per game while giving up 107.6 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 6-5 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 115.2 points per game and surrender 110.4, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 7-4-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 8-3-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/08/18 G Avery Bradley Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Milwaukee
11/08/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is questionable Saturday vs Milwaukee
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 25.6 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 12.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Tobias Harris averages 20.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Lou Williams averages 19.2 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 107.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. Milwaukee averages 121.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 27.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 1st and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers surrender 110.4 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 21.2 assists allowed per contest, and 15th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Clippers are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game. Los Angeles is 9th in the league with 115.2 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 22.0. The Clippers are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Bucks are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 116.1, and their defensive rating of 103.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 26th in the league.
Los Angeles is 13th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Clippers are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 108.6, and their offensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 13th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +2.5
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