Charlotte Hornets at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Tips 1/25/2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, January 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 10.5 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 23-24. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.7 as they average 112.3 points per game while giving up 111.6 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 34-12. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 117.6 points per contest and give up 107.6, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 24-23-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 26-21-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 26-18-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 22-24-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/01/19 F Cody Zeller Hand is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeremy Lamb comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kemba Walker averages 25.0 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 26.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.6 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Khris Middleton averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 112.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 12.3 per game. The Hornets allow 111.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 25.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 2nd in the league with 117.6 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 49.1 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 26.5. The Bucks are 13th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Bucks surrender 107.6 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks were 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game last season.
The Hornets are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 112 is ranked 19th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Milwaukee is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 104.5, and their offensive rating of 114.2 is ranked 1st. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 102.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +10.5
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