Kings vs Bucks Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/10/2020
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: NBA TV
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee -13.5
Fiserv Forum is the site where Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (45-7, 1st in the Central Division) will play the Sacramento Kings (21-31, 3rd in the Pacific Division) on Monday. Milwaukee opens this game as 13.5 point favorites. The total opens at 227.
The Kings cover the spread 51.0% of the time, having gone 26-25-1 ATS. Milwaukee is covering the spread 57.7% of the time, going 30-22-0 against the spread.
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/09/20 F Marvin Bagley III Foot is out indefinitely
02/08/20 PF Richaun Holmes Shoulder is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
01/31/20 C Alex Len Hip is out indefinitely
01/07/20 PF Jabari Parker Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/08/20 PG George Hill Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Sacramento
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. De'Aaron Fox averages 19.9 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.0 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.0 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 13.5 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. Khris Middleton averages 20.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 107.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.9 per game. The Kings allow 110.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 1st in the league with 119.7 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 52.1 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 26.3. The Bucks are 17th in turnovers per game with 14.7. The Bucks surrender 107.2 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 23.9 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 46.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 10th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Kings are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 15th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league. Sacramento is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 9th in the league.
Milwaukee is 19th 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 48%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 101.8, and their offensive rating of 113.7 is ranked 1st. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 105.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +13.5
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