Los Angeles Lakers at Milwaukee Bucks Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 11 point favorites.
The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 31-39. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -2.1 as they average 111.9 points per contest while giving up 114.0 per game. The Bucks have an overall mark of 52-18. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 117.7 points per contest and give up 108.6, which is a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 26-42-2 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 29-41-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 41-27-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 34-36-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
03/17/19 G Lance Stephenson Toe is questionable Tuesday vs Milwaukee
03/17/19 C Tyson Chandler Neck is questionable Tuesday vs Milwaukee
03/09/19 SF Brandon Ingram Shoulder is out for season
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out for season
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
03/16/19 G Malcolm Brogdon Heel is out indefinitely
JaVale McGee comes into this contest averaging 11.2 points per game while playing 21.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 65%. LeBron James averages 27.5 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.0 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 27.5 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.7 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Khris Middleton averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.0 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 111.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.5 per game. The Lakers allow 114.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.0 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 24.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 2nd in the league with 117.7 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 49.3 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 26.0. The Bucks are 20th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Bucks surrender 108.6 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.7 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 44.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Lakers are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Los Angeles is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league.
Milwaukee is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 1st. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 103 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 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Lakers/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +11
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