Phoenix Suns at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/23/2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Phoenix Suns head to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, November 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 14.5 point favorites.
The Suns have a record of 3-14. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -10.5 as they average 103.6 points per game while giving up 114.1 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 13-4. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 121.4 points per contest and give up 108.5, which is a point differential of 12.9.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 7-10-0 against the spread this season
The Phoenix Suns are 8-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 11-6-0 against the spread this season
The Milwaukee Bucks are 13-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/17/18 G Donte DiVincenzo Knee is out indefinitely
11/16/18 F John Henson Wrist is out indefinitely
Devin Booker averages 23.7 points per contest in 36.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.3 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. T.J. Warren comes into this game averaging 18.1 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Khris Middleton averages 19.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 92%. Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 26.3 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.9 rebounds per contest and has 5.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 114.1 points per contest which is 24th in the NBA. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 25.2 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Phoenix averages 103.6 points per contest, which is 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 39.6 boards per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 16.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks give up 108.5 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.6 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 43.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest. Milwaukee is 1st in the NBA with 121.4 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 12.9. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 51.8 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 27.1. The Bucks are 7th in turnovers per contest with 15.1.
The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.5, and their defensive rating of 114 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Phoenix is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league.
Milwaukee is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 29th in the NBA. The Bucks are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 104, and their offensive rating of 116.4 is ranked 2nd. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee -14.5 and under 222 total points
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