Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 5 point favorites.
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The Bucks head into this matchup with a mark of 30-23. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 104.6 points per contest while giving up 104.6 per game. The Magic have an overall record of 18-36. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per game and surrendering 109.9, good for a point differential of -4.2.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 23-25-5 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 26-26-1 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 26-28-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 24-30-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/21/17 F Mirza Teletovic Lung is out indefinitely
02/09/18 F John Henson Hamstring is upgraded to probable Friday vs Miami
02/06/18 PG Matthew Dellavedova Ankle is OUT 3-4 weeks
02/03/18 G Malcolm Brogdon Knee is OUT 6-8 weeks
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
12/30/17 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
11/30/17 G Terrence Ross Knee is out indefinitely
02/09/18 F Aaron Gordon Hip is "?" Saturday vs Milwaukee
02/09/18 C Nikola Vucevic Hand is "?" Saturday vs Milwaukee
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 27.9 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Khris Middleton averages 20.1 points per contest in 36.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jonathon Simmons has scored 14.1 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game this season for the Magic. He hauls in 3.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Evan Fournier averages 17.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.2 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 104.6 points per contest this year, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.06 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 22.4 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 25th with 13.6 per game. The Bucks allow 104.6 points per contest which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 23 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 15th in the NBA with 105.7 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -4.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 41.4 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 23.3. The Magic are 13th in turnovers per contest with 14.7. The Magic give up 109.9 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 24.2 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 45.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Bucks are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 7th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Milwaukee is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league.
Orlando is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA. The Magic are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 111.2, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 4th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee -5
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