Milwaukee Bucks at Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Tips 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 5.5 point favorites.
The Bucks have a record of 57-19. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 9.5 as they average 117.5 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Hawks have an overall mark of 27-49. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 112.7 points per contest and give up 118.6, which is a point differential of -5.9.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 45-28-3 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 36-40-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 38-37-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 43-31-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
03/29/19 SF Giannis Antetokounmpo Ankle left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
03/28/19 G Tony Snell Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
03/27/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot is out for season
03/23/19 C Pau Gasol Ankle is out indefinitely
03/20/19 F Nikola Mirotic Hand is out indefinitely
03/16/19 G Malcolm Brogdon Heel is out indefinitely
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
03/29/19 SF Taurean Prince Foot is questionable Sunday vs Milwaukee
03/04/19 F Omari Spellman Ankle is out indefinitely
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this contest averaging 27.4 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Khris Middleton averages 18.1 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
John Collins averages 19.3 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Trae Young averages 19.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 7.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 117.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 13.8 per game. The Bucks allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 12th in the league with 112.7 points per game this year. They are 21st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -6.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 45.9 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 25.7. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 17.4. The Hawks surrender 118.6 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26.9 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 45.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.8, and their defensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 102.9 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 42% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league. Milwaukee is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 30th in the league.
Atlanta is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Hawks are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 4th 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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