Toronto Raptors at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Parlay 1/5/2018
Friday, January 5, 2018
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Toronto Raptors head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, January 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Raptors head into this matchup with a mark of 26-10. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 111.6 points per contest while giving up 103.8 per game. The Bucks have an overall record of 20-16. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.9 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 21-15-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 18-18-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 16-15-5 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 23-13-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/04/18 PG Kyle Lowry Wrist injured last game, is probable Friday vs Milwaukee
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/21/17 F Mirza Teletovic Lung is out indefinitely
Kyle Lowry averages 16.2 points per contest in 32.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.9 assists per game and 6.1 rebounds per contest for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. DeMar DeRozan comes into this game averaging 25.1 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Khris Middleton averages 20.6 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 37.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Giannis Antetokounmpo has scored 29.1 points per contest while playing 37.9 minutes per game this season for the Bucks. He hauls in 10.4 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 103.8 points per contest which is 9th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they allow 22.3 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Toronto averages 111.6 points per contest this year, which is 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.78 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 42.6 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 23rd with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks give up 105.8 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 21.9 dimes allowed per game and 7th with 41.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest this year. Milwaukee is 13th in the NBA with 105.9 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 0.11. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 17th in the league. They are 30th in the NBA in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 23. The Bucks are 27th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Raptors are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 6th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Toronto is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league.
Milwaukee is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Bucks are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 8th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto -1.5 and over 215 total points
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