Toronto Raptors at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 10/29/2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Toronto Raptors head to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, October 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 1 point favorites.
The Raptors have a regular season record of 6-0. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 10.8 as they average 116.8 points per game while giving up 106.0 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 6-0. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 119.3 points per contest and give up 103.3, which is a point differential of 16.0.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 5-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Milwaukee Bucks are 4-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/28/18 PG Fred VanVleet Toe is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
10/28/18 SF OG Anunoby Personal is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
10/28/18 PG Delon Wright Groin is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/28/18 SF Giannis Antetokounmpo Head injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Toronto
Kawhi Leonard comes into this game averaging 26.6 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Kyle Lowry averages 19.8 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game. He averages 10.3 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Khris Middleton scores 21.8 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 25.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 14.2 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 116.8 points per contest, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 47.3 boards per contest and 25.2 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.2 per game. The Raptors allow 106.0 points per contest, which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.0 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 22.3 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 5th in the NBA with 119.3 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 16. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 55.3 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 26.7. The Bucks are 4th in turnovers per contest with 16.8. The Bucks give up 103.3 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 21.0 dimes allowed per game and 13th with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Raptors are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 117.1, and their defensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Toronto is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 27th in the league.
Milwaukee is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 98.4, and their offensive rating of 113.6 is ranked 2nd. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 105.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto +1
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