Milwaukee Bucks vs Houston Rockets Prediction, 12/10/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Houston Rockets
Date: Friday, December 10, 2021
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, TX
TV: Bally Sports WI
The Milwaukee Bucks (16-10) are en route to Toyota Center on Friday where they will attempt to beat the Houston Rockets (8-16).
The Bucks faced the Heat and took a loss by a score of 113-104 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Bucks ended up with 20 and the Heat had 20 personal fouls. They knocked down 22 out of their 47 shots from beyond the perimeter. Miami ended up going 91.7% at the charity stripe by making 11 of 12 tries. Furthermore, Miami collected 36 rebounds (6 offensive, 30 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Miami earned 42 assists and had 32 steals for the matchup. When it comes to defense, Milwaukee allowed the other team to shoot 51.9% from the floor on 40 out of 77 shooting. They also distributed 18 assists in the game in addition to creating 6 turnovers and earning 11 steals. In the matter of hauling in boards, they collected 41 with 12 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Bucks made 20 of 27 shots for a percentage of 74.1%. Milwaukee ended the game having earned a 42.4% FG percentage (36 out of 85) and converted 12 out of their 39 3-pointers.
Jrue Holiday is a player who was a major contributor in the game. He notched 27 points on 12 of 17 shooting. He played 37 mins played and pulled down 4 boards. Holiday finished shooting 70.6% from the field and also distributed 4 dimes.
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Milwaukee will play this contest with a record of 16-10 on the campaign. They are averaging 110.3 points per game (9th in the NBA) while going 45.1% from the field. The Bucks are shooting 36.1% on shots from distance (373 of 1,033) and 74.6% from the free throw line. As a team, Milwaukee is pulling down 47.7 rebounds per game and has 594 dimes this year, which is 17th in the league in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.5 times per contest and as a group are committing 17.7 fouls every game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Bucks are forcing 13.5 turnovers per game and they draw 19.0 fouls. They are ranked 20th in basketball in giving up assists with 598 surrendered for the campaign. The Bucks defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.3% (1,023 of 2,362) and they surrender 45.0 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are relinquishing 33.3% from 3-point land and they rank 13th in basketball in points per game allowed (106.6).
The last time they took the court, the Rockets went home victorious with a score of 114-104 when they faced the Nets. In the matter of how they attacked the glass, Houston permitted Brooklyn to snag 30 in total (14 on the offensive side). They shot 24.2% from three-point range by hitting 8 out of 33 and ended up going 26 out of 31 from the free throw line (83.9%). The Rockets allowed the Nets to make 35 of their 89 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 39.3% in the game. In all, the Rockets finished shooting 40 for 81 from the field which gave them a rate of 49.4%. Concerning 3-point attempts, Houston buried 14 out of their 41 tries (34.1%). They were able to bury 20 of the free throw tries for a clip of 69.0%. The Nets committed 13 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Rockets to the free throw line for a total of 29 tries. They also turned the ball over 13 times, while earning 9 steals for the matchup. The Rockets snagged 29 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards for a total of 38 for this contest.
Josh Christopher was important for the Rockets in this game. He buried 7 out of 7 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 100.0%, and added 2 rebounds. Christopher had 18 points in his 23 mins on the hardwood and had 2 assists in the game.
Houston has a mark of 8-16 so far this season. When it comes to executing on offense, the Rockets are hitting on 44.4% from the floor, which is 22nd in the NBA. Houston has accumulated 2,533 points so far this season (105.5 per game) and they pull in 44.6 boards per game. They are getting an assist 22.6 times per contest (22nd in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 17.9 times per contest. The Rockets are responsible for committing 20.0 personal fouls per game and they connect on 70.6% from the charity stripe.
The Rockets are ranked 26th in the NBA in points given up per game with 111.5. They are able to force 14.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 44.7% from the floor (15th in the league). The Houston defense gives up 32.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter (304 of 938) and their opposition makes 79.2% of their foul shots. They give up 23.1 dimes and 46.0 boards every game, which is 12th and 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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