Milwaukee Bucks vs Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Betting Tips 11/4/2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
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Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves (4-1, 1st in the Northwest Division) play the Milwaukee Bucks (4-2, 1st in the Central Division) at Target Center on Monday, November 4, 2019. The line on this matchup has Milwaukee as 7.5 point favorites. The O/U is set at 228.5.
The Bucks cover 66.7% of the time, having gone 4-2-0 ATS. Minnesota is covering 75.0% of the time, going 3-1-1 against the spread.
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/3/2019 Pat Connaughton SG Shoulder Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Wesley Matthews SG Ankle Game Time Decision
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
10/31/2019 Karl-Anthony Towns C Suspension Expected to be out until at least Nov 6
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 26.7 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest. He averages 7.7 assists per contest and 13.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%. Khris Middleton comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Jeff Teague averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 7.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Andrew Wiggins averages 20.4 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 111.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.7 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league. Milwaukee averages 119.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 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 50.7 rebounds per game and 26.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 3rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves surrender 112.0 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 23.0 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Timberwolves are 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 19.6 per game. Minnesota is 5th in the league with 118.0 points per game this year. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game and 10th in assists per contest with 24.4. The Timberwolves are 8th in turnovers per game with 18.0.
The Bucks are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.3, and their defensive rating of 103.7 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 105.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 1st. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 22nd in the league.
Minnesota is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league. The Timberwolves are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.5, and their defensive rating of 102 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 107.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Timberwolves NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee +7.5
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