Milwaukee Bucks vs Orlando Magic NBA Game Picks 11/1/2019
Friday, November 1, 2019
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Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (2-2, 1st in the Central Division) are headed to Amway Center on Friday where they'll take on the Orlando Magic (2-2, 3rd in the Southeast Division). Orlando opens this contest as 5 point dogs. The over/under has been set at 218.
The Bucks cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 2-2-0 ATS. Orlando is covering the spread 25.0% of the time, going 1-3-0 against the spread.
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Giannis Antetokounmpo comes into this game averaging 23.8 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 13.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 55%. Khris Middleton averages 20.8 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Evan Fournier scores 17.8 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Nikola Vucevic averages 15.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 11.0 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee averages 119.3 points per contest, which is 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 48.8 boards per contest and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 25th with 14.0 per game. The Bucks allow 117.5 points per contest, which is 23rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 18th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 51.0 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 25.5 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 30th in the NBA with 95.8 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 2. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 47.8 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 21.3. The Magic are 28th in turnovers per contest with 12.0. The Magic give up 93.8 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 20.0 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 50.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year.
The Bucks are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.4, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 107.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 18th in the league.
Orlando is 28th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 26th in the NBA. The Magic are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 95.9, and their offensive rating of 98 is ranked 3rd. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bucks/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -5
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