Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 4/6/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-3.5)
The Milwaukee Bucks (32-17) go to Chase Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Golden State Warriors (23-27). Golden State opens this contest as 3.5-point underdogs. The total opens at 231.
The Milwaukee Bucks stepped onto the hardwood against the Sacramento Kings and went home with a win by a final score of 129-128 in their last contest. Milwaukee ended the contest with a 53.8% FG percentage (50 of 93) and buried 11 of 31 shots from 3-point land. From the charity stripe, the Bucks made 18 of 20 attempts for a rate of 90.0%. In terms of grabbing rebounds, they compiled 47 with 12 of them being offensive. They also distributed 31 assists for this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and earning 10 steals. In relation to the defense, Milwaukee allowed the other team to go 49.5% from the floor on 49 of 99 shooting. Sacramento dished out 31 assists and had 7 steals in the matchup. Moreover, Sacramento grabbed 40 rebounds (12 offensive, 28 defensive) and had 3 blocks. Sacramento shot 100.0% at the charity stripe by making 13 of 13 attempts. They made 17 out of their 39 attempts from long range.
Jrue Holiday is one guy who was a major contributor for the game. He finished with 33 points on 14 out of 23 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37:19 mins played and totaled 7 boards. Holiday finished the contest at 60.9% from the floor and also dished out 11 dimes. One more player that was a major contributor in the matchup for the Bucks was Brook Lopez. He collected 4 rebounds in 31:03 min played on the night. He finished the contest at 84.6% from the field in this contest by shooting 11-of-13 (26 points). Overall, Lopez wasn't able to notch an assist.
Milwaukee heads into this game with a mark of 32-17 on the campaign. They are averaging 119.2 pts per contest (1st in basketball) while connecting on 48.8% from the floor. The Bucks are hitting 39.2% on 3-point shots (714 of 1,822) and 75.4% from the charity stripe. As a team, Milwaukee is pulling down 48.1 boards per contest and has accumulated 1,260 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 11th in basketball in terms of passing. They turn it over 14.2 times per game and as a team are committing 17.2 fouls per contest. On the defensive end, the Bucks are able to force 13.2 turnovers every game while drawing 18.3 fouls. They give up 37.6% on 3-point attempts and they rank 19th in the NBA in points per game from their opponents (112.9). The Bucks are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.4% (647 of 898) and they relinquish 43.2 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 19th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,229 surrendered so far this season.
In their last game, the Golden State Warriors took a defeat with a final score of 117-111 when they faced the Atlanta Hawks. The Warriors were able to corral 36 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards for a total of 45 in this game. They also coughed it up 16 times, while earning 12 steals in this matchup. The Hawks were called for 19 fouls for this game which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for a total of 21 shots. They were able to make 15 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 71.4%. With regard to 3-pointers, Golden State buried 10 out of their 40 attempts (25.0%). When the game finished, the Warriors finished shooting 43 for 92 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 46.7%. The Warriors permitted the Hawks to make 35 of 81 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.2% for this contest. They went 37.5% from beyond the perimeter via 12 out of 32 and finished the game at 35 out of 45 at the free throw line (77.8%). When discussing how they rebounded, Golden State permitted Atlanta to pull down 49 in total (10 offensive).
Stephen Curry ended up being a factor for the Warriors for this contest. He buried 12 out of 23 for this game for a rate of 52.2%, and had 5 rebounds. Curry earned 37 points in his 36:44 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 2 assists for the matchup. Someone else that was pivotal for Golden State was Kelly Oubre Jr.. He finished with 2 assists in his 37:11 mins played, and he knocked down 9 out of 16 from the floor. Oubre wrapped this one up going 56.3% from the field in addition to totaling 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Golden State has a mark of 23-27 on the year. Golden State has scored 5,592 points so far this year (111.8 per game) and they snag 42.6 rebounds per game. The Warriors commit 21.7 fouls per contest while shooting 77.6% from the charity stripe. In terms of offensive execution, the Warriors are shooting 46.0% from the field, which ranks 18th in the league. They are assisting teammates 27.2 times per game (1st in the league) and they turn the ball over 15.0 times per game. The Warriors on the defensive side of the court are 24th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 114.0. They have forced 15.3 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.4% from the floor (8th in basketball). The Golden State defense surrenders 36.9% on shots from distance (642 of 1,738) and opponents are knocking down 78.0% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 24.0 dimes and 48.1 boards per game, which is 10th and 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-3.5)
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