Milwaukee Bucks at San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks Against the Spread 3/10/2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 3 point favorites.
The Bucks have a record of 49-16. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 9.2 as they average 117.3 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 37-29 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 111.9 points per game and surrender 111.0, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 38-25-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 30-35-0 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 35-30-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 38-28-0 against the over/under
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
03/09/19 PG George Hill Groin is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Charlotte
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out for season
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this contest averaging 27.1 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.6 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 71%. Khris Middleton averages 17.6 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.4 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 21.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 117.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.0 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 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 18th in the league with 111.9 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 44.6 boards per game, and 16th in assists per contest with 24.4. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Spurs surrender 111.0 points per contest, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 25.0 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs were 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game last season.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.6, and their defensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 102.8 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 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 30th in the league.
San Antonio is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league. The Spurs are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.7, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee -3
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