Sacramento Kings at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/4/2018
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 10 point favorites.
The Kings head into this matchup with a mark of 6-3. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 3.2 as they average 119.8 points per contest while giving up 116.6 per game. The Bucks have an overall mark of 7-1. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 119.1 points per contest and give up 105.8, which is a point differential of 13.4.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 7-2-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-2-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/11/18 G Bogdan Bogdanovic Knee is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
De'Aaron Fox comes into this contest averaging 19.0 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 68%. Buddy Hield averages 19.8 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 6.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 26.1 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 13.7 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Khris Middleton averages 20.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 119.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 46.0 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.2 per game. The Kings allow 116.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 24.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 5th in the league with 119.1 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.4. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 54.3 boards per game, and 6th in assists per contest with 26.0. The Bucks are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16.5. The Bucks surrender 105.8 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 22.6 assists allowed per contest and 13th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game.
The Kings are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 106.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 3rd. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league. Sacramento is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league.
Milwaukee is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 100.8, and their offensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 2nd. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 104.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -10
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