Bucks at Hawks NBA Picks 1/13/2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, January 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 5.5 point favorites.
The Bucks have a record of 29-12. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 9.1 as they average 117.2 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Hawks have an overall mark of 13-29. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 109.0 points per contest and give up 117.3, which is a point differential of -8.2.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 23-16-1 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 20-20-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 18-23-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-19-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
01/12/19 SF Giannis Antetokounmpo Hip is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
01/11/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/30/18 G Kent Bazemore Ankle is out indefinitely
12/04/18 SF Taurean Prince Ankle is out indefinitely
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 26.6 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest. He averages 6.0 assists per contest and 12.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
John Collins averages 19.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.5 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Trae Young averages 15.6 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 7.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league. Milwaukee averages 117.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 26.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 1st and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 117.3 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.5 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 45.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game. Atlanta is 20th in the league with 109.0 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game and 9th in assists per contest with 25.4. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 18.3.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 114, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 28th in the league.
Atlanta is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 5th in the league. The Hawks are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.5, and their defensive rating of 112.4 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 104.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 21st. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta +5.5
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