Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors Game 3 Betting Tips 5/19/2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
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Scotiabank Arena is the site where Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors will play the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bucks lead the series 2-0 after winning 125-103 on Friday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 30 points, 17 rebounds, and 5 assists to lead the Bucks. Milwaukee opens Game 3 as 2.5 point underdogs. The over/under is set at 220.5.
The Bucks have been great for wagerers, having gone 57-32-4 against the spread. The Raptors cover 45.3% of the time, going 43-52-1. The Raptors have been a terrible choice for NBA bettors as a favorite, going 33-44-1. Milwaukee covers the spread 75.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 9-3-0.
Valuable Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Bucks have been a pretty good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 47-45-1.
Milwaukee covers the spread 65.1% of the time on the road, having gone 28-15-2.
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
Toronto covers the spread 45.8% of the time at Scotiabank Arena, going 22-26-0.
The Raptors have been a pretty good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 50-45-1.
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
03/27/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot is out for season
03/23/19 C Pau Gasol Foot is out for season
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
04/12/19 SF OG Anunoby Appendectomy is out indefinitely
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 27.7 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 12.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Malcolm Brogdon averages 15.6 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Pascal Siakam scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Kawhi Leonard averages 26.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.3 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 118.1 points per contest, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 49.7 boards per contest and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 13.9 per game. The Bucks allow 109.3 points per contest, which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 24.8 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 8th in the NBA with 114.4 points per contest this season. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.09. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.2 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 25.4. The Raptors are 15th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Raptors give up 108.4 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 13th with 44.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 21st in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.8, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.3 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 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 30th in the league.
Toronto is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Raptors are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 5th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto +2.5
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