Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Betting Tips 11/27/2019
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Fox Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee -15
Fiserv Forum is the venue where Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (14-3, 1st in the Central Division) will play the Atlanta Hawks (4-13, 5th in the Southeast Division) on Wednesday. Atlanta opens this game as 15 point dogs. The total opens at 239.5.
The Hawks cover the spread 41.2% of the time, having gone 7-10-0 ATS. Milwaukee is covering 47.1% of the time, going 8-9-0 against the spread.
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/19/2019 Kevin Huerter SG Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Dec 17
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/25/2019 George Hill PG Back Game Time Decision
11/11/2019 Khris Middleton SF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Dec 4
Trae Young comes into this game averaging 26.6 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Jabari Parker averages 16.9 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 31.1 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 13.9 rebounds per contest and has 6.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Eric Bledsoe averages 17.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 108.1 points per contest, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 42.3 boards per contest and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 17.7 per game. The Hawks allow 118.1 points per contest, which is 27th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they allow 24.6 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 1st in the NBA with 119.9 points per contest this season. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.24. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 51.8 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 24.4. The Bucks are 15th in turnovers per contest with 15.4. The Bucks give up 110.6 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.3 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 46.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 12th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Hawks are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Atlanta is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 6th in the league.
Milwaukee is 19th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 25th in the NBA. The Bucks are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 103.5, and their offensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 7th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 106.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -15
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