Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks and Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Orlando Magic head to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 11.5 point favorites.
The Magic have a record of 23-32. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -3.0 as they average 104.9 points per game while giving up 107.9 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 40-13. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 117.8 points per contest and give up 107.6, which is a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 26-25-3 against the spread this season
The Orlando Magic are 24-30-0 against the over/under this year
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 31-20-2 against the spread this season
The Milwaukee Bucks are 25-28-0 against the over/under this year
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/20/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/05/19 C Mohamed Bamba Leg is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/08/19 PG George Hill Leg is probable Friday vs Dallas
02/08/19 SF Giannis Antetokounmpo Knee is probable Friday vs Dallas
02/07/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Heel is downgraded to out Friday vs Dallas
02/07/19 SF Khris Middleton Rest is out Friday vs Dallas
01/24/19 F Nikola Mirotic Calf is doubtful Wednesday vs Chicago
Aaron Gordon comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Nikola Vucevic averages 20.6 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 11.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 27.0 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.4 rebounds per contest and has 5.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Khris Middleton averages 17.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 104.9 points per contest, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 43.7 boards per contest and 24.6 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 23rd with 13.8 per game. The Magic allow 107.9 points per contest, which is 9th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 23.3 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 2nd in the NBA with 117.8 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.19. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 48.7 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 26.5. The Bucks are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.4. The Bucks give up 107.6 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 44.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Magic are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 13th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA. Orlando is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA.
Milwaukee is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 104, and their offensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 1st. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -11.5
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