Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Washington Wizards travel to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 12.5 point favorites.
The Wizards have a record of 22-31. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -3.0 as they average 113.1 points per game while giving up 116.0 per contest. The Bucks have an overall mark of 39-13. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They total 117.2 points per contest and give up 107.2, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 22-29-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 30-22-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 29-20-2 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 24-27-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out indefinitely
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
02/04/19 SF Troy Brown Jr. Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Milwaukee
01/04/19 F Markieff Morris Neck is out 6-8 weeks
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/04/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Heel is questionable Wednesday vs Washington
Bradley Beal averages 24.8 points per game in 37.0 minutes per contest. He averages 5.1 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Otto Porter comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 26.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.6 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Khris Middleton averages 17.3 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 116.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 25.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league. Washington averages 113.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 26.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 28th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks surrender 107.2 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game. Milwaukee is 2nd in the league with 117.2 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 49.0 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 26.3. The Bucks are 12th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Wizards are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.9, and their defensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Washington is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league.
Milwaukee is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 103.7, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 1st. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 102.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% 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 Wizards/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -12.5
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