Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Game Picks 11/2/2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
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Khris Middleton and the Milwaukee Bucks (2-2, 1st in the Central Division) host the Toronto Raptors (4-1, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) at Fiserv Forum on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The line on this game has Milwaukee as 7.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 227.5.
The Raptors cover the spread 80.0% of the time, having gone 4-1-0 ATS. Milwaukee is covering 50.0% of the time, going 2-2-0 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/31/2019 Kyle Korver SG Rest Expected to be out until at least Nov 2
Kyle Lowry comes into this game averaging 21.6 points per contest while playing 39.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Pascal Siakam averages 28.0 points per contest in 33.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 9.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 96%.
Khris Middleton scores 20.8 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 13.5 rebounds per game and has 8.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 114.6 points per contest, which is 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 49.6 boards per contest and 24.2 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 19.2 per game. The Raptors allow 105.2 points per contest, which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 4th in the NBA with 119.3 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.75. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 48.8 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 25.8. The Bucks are 25th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Bucks give up 117.5 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.5 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 51.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Raptors are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.4, and their defensive rating of 99.5 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 8th. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Toronto is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 29th in the league.
Milwaukee is 25th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Bucks are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 106.8, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 14th. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 107.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto +7.5
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