Milwaukee Bucks at Indiana Pacers NBA Game Picks 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Milwaukee Bucks head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 5.5 point favorites.
The Bucks have a record of 42-14. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 9.8 as they average 117.1 points per game while giving up 107.3 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 38-19 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They average 108.3 points per game and surrender 102.8, good for a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 32-21-2 against the spread this season
The Milwaukee Bucks are 26-29-0 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 28-27-1 against the spread this season
The Indiana Pacers are 23-33-0 against the over/under this year
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/11/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Heel is questionable Wednesday vs Indiana
02/11/19 F Nikola Mirotic Calf is questionable Wednesday vs Indiana
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 27.1 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 12.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Khris Middleton averages 17.1 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Bojan Bogdanovic scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Domantas Sabonis averages 14.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.2 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 117.1 points per contest, which is 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 2nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 48.8 boards per contest and 26.3 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.3 per game. The Bucks allow 107.3 points per contest, which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 16th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 24.5 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 22nd in the NBA with 108.3 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 5.47. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.4 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 26.2. The Pacers are 20th in turnovers per contest with 13.9. The Pacers give up 102.8 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.2 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 42.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Pacers are 27th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per contest this year.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 103.9 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 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 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 30th in the league.
Indiana is 13th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The Pacers are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 104.5, and their offensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 2nd. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -5.5
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