Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 12/6/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Monday, December 6, 2021
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports WI
The Cleveland Cavaliers (13-10) are hitting the road to Fiserv Forum on Monday where they will try to beat the Milwaukee Bucks (15-9).
The Cavaliers stepped onto the hardwood against the Wizards and notched a win by a score of 116-101 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Cavaliers ended up with 19 while the Wizards accounted for 8 personal fouls. They also buried 10 out of their 31 shots from distance. Washington shot 78.9% from the charity stripe by knocking down 15 of 19 shots. In addition, Washington snagged 30 boards (3 offensive, 27 defensive) and got 5 rejections. Washington doled out 33 assists and had 21 steals for this contest. In terms of defending, Cleveland allowed the other team to go 46.3% from the floor on 38 of 82 shooting. They also distributed 30 assists in this matchup in addition to creating 4 turnovers and getting 2 steals. When discussing rebounding, they compiled 54 with 15 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cavaliers made 19 of 25 tries for a percentage of 76.0%. Cleveland wrapped up the contest with a 47.2% FG percentage (42 of 89) and made 13 out of their 30 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Darius Garland is a player who came through in this matchup. Garland shot 64.7% from the field and totaled 10 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 34 minutes played and also grabbed 8 rebounds. He ended up with 32 points on 11 out of 17 shooting.
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Cleveland will take the court with a record of 13-10 this year. They cough up possession 16.1 times per game and as a squad are committing 16.5 fouls every game. As a team, Cleveland is pulling in 45.3 rebounds per contest and has 562 dimes this year, which is 11th in the league in terms of passing. The Cavaliers are shooting 34.7% on shots from downtown (270 of 778) and 77.6% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 104.4 points per contest (25th in the NBA) while shooting 45.4% from the floor.
When they are on the defensive end, the Cavaliers are forcing 13.8 turnovers per game while drawing 18.6 personal fouls. They relinquish 32.8% on 3-pointers and they are 2nd in basketball in points per game allowed (101.7). The Cavaliers defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.6% (899 of 2,016) and they concede 42.8 rebounds per contest as a team. They are ranked 20th in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 555 relinquished for the season.
When they last played, the Bucks took home the win by a final score of 124-102 when they played the Heat. The Bucks collected 38 defensive boards and 19 offensive rebounds for a total of 57 for this game. They turned the ball over 14 times, while recording 3 steals in this matchup. The Heat had 14 personal fouls for the contest which got the Bucks to the charity stripe for 20 tries. They were able to convert 18 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 90.0%. In regard to shots from beyond the arc, Milwaukee made 18 out of 50 tries (36.0%). Overall, the Bucks finished shooting 44 for 98 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.9%. The Bucks permitted the Heat to knock down 34 out of 84 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 40.5% in the matchup. They finished shooting 39.5% from beyond the arc by connecting on 17 of 43 and ended up going 17 out of 24 at the free throw line (70.8%). In relation to rebounding, Milwaukee permitted Miami to snag 30 in all (9 on the offensive side).
Bobby Portis pitched in for the Bucks in this game. Portis totaled 19 points in his 30 mins on the court and had 3 dimes in this game. He buried 7 out of 13 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 53.8%, and accumulated 16 rebounds.
Milwaukee has a win-loss mark of 15-9 this season. The Bucks are committing 17.5 fouls every game and they go 74.5% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 23.1 times per game (18th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 14.3 times per contest. Milwaukee has 2,651 points on the year (110.5 per contest) and they pull down 47.8 boards per contest. When it comes to offense, the Bucks are shooting 45.2% from the floor, which is ranked 18th in the NBA.
The Milwaukee defense surrenders 32.7% on shots from 3-point land (320 of 979) and their opposition makes 75.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 22.5 assists and 45.4 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks 9th and 14th in the league. The Bucks on the defensive end are ranked 14th in the league in points given up per game with 106.4. They are able to force 13.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.2% from the field (3rd in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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