Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks 4/1/2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, April 1, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 3.5 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 Nets have an overall record of 39-38 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 112.0 points per game and surrender 112.3, good for a point differential of -0.3.
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 Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 42-35-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 38-38-0 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 Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/30/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 27.4 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest. He averages 6.0 assists per contest and 12.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 20.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 7.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Joe Harris averages 13.6 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th 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 13th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league. 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 contest, which ranks them 1st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 112.3 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.5 assists allowed per contest, and 25th with 46.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Brooklyn is 15th in the league with 112.0 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.1 boards per game and 19th in assists per contest with 23.8. The Nets are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
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.
Brooklyn is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league. The Nets are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +4.5
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