Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks 2/4/2019
Monday, February 4, 2019
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, February 4, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 7 point favorites.
The Bucks have a record of 38-13. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 9.8 as they average 117.3 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 28-26 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 111.4 points per game and surrender 111.4, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 29-20-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 24-27-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 30-24-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-26-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/03/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Heel is questionable Monday vs Brooklyn
02/03/19 PG Eric Bledsoe Achilles is questionable Monday vs Brooklyn
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
01/24/19 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Finger is out indefinitely
01/21/19 SF Jared Dudley Hamstring is out indefinitely
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 26.6 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 12.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%. Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 19.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Joe Harris averages 13.3 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league. Milwaukee averages 117.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 48.8 rebounds per game and 26.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 1st and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 111.4 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 22.9 assists allowed per contest, and 15th with 44.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game. Brooklyn is 17th in the league with 111.4 points per game this year. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game and 21st in assists per contest with 23.5. The Nets are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.6, and their defensive rating of 104 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 102.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 30th in the league.
Brooklyn is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league. The Nets are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +7
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