Philadelphia 76ers at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 1/29/2018
Monday, January 29, 2018
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, January 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 1 point favorites.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 24-21. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 108.1 points per game while giving up 106.3 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 25-22. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.0 points per contest and giving up 105.8, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-19-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 24-21-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 19-23-5 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 26-20-1 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
01/26/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist is doubtful Sunday vs Oklahoma City
01/16/18 G J.J. Redick Leg is out indefinitely
01/15/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/21/17 F Mirza Teletovic Lung is out indefinitely
01/28/18 F Jabari Parker Knee is out indefinitely
01/26/18 G Malcolm Brogdon Calf is "?" Sunday vs Chicago
Ben Simmons averages 16.5 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.4 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%. Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 23.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 10.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%.
Khris Middleton averages 20.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 28.5 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 10.2 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 106.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league. Philadelphia averages 108.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.73 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 47.4 rebounds per game and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 18 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks surrender 105.8 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 22.9 assists allowed per contest, and 6th with 41.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game this season. Milwaukee is 17th in the league with 105 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -0.74. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 38.5 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 22.4. The Bucks are 25th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The 76ers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 105.4, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 27th. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Milwaukee is 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA. The Bucks are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 7th. They are 22nd in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 6th. As a unit they are 5th 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 76ers/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia +1
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