New York Knicks at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Parlay 3/9/2018
Friday, March 9, 2018
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The New York Knicks head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, March 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 9 point favorites.
The Knicks head into this matchup with a mark of 24-41. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 103.8 points per contest while giving up 107.1 per game. The Bucks have an overall mark of 34-31. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.6 points per contest and giving up 105.2, which is a point differential of -0.6.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 29-36-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 33-31-1 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 26-34-5 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 31-33-1 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
03/06/18 G Courtney Lee Personal is "?" Friday vs Milwaukee
02/07/18 F Kristaps Porzingis ACL is out for season
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/21/17 F Mirza Teletovic Lung is out indefinitely
03/08/18 C Tyler Zeller Back is "?" Friday vs New York
02/06/18 PG Matthew Dellavedova Ankle is out indefinitely
02/03/18 G Malcolm Brogdon Knee is OUT 6-8 weeks
Courtney Lee averages 12.7 points per contest in 31.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest for New York. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%. Tim Hardaway comes into this game averaging 17 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 27.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 37.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.2 rebounds per game and 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Khris Middleton has scored 19.7 points per contest while playing 36.6 minutes per game this season for the Bucks. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 107.1 points per contest which is 18th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.4 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 23.6 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA. New York averages 103.8 points per contest this year, which is 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.23 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 13th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 44.1 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks give up 105.2 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.1 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 42.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 27th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year. Milwaukee is 19th in the NBA with 104.6 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -0.62. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 30th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 22.2. The Bucks are 21st in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Knicks are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league. New York is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league.
Milwaukee is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 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 109.3, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 13th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 7th 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.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New York +9 and over 212 total points
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