Milwaukee Bucks vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction, 5/10/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
AT&T Center is the site where and the San Antonio Spurs (31-34) will play the Milwaukee Bucks (42-24) on Monday.
The Milwaukee Bucks faced off with the Washington Wizards and notched a win by a score of 135-134 in their last game. Milwaukee finished the game having earned a 53.9% field goal percentage (48 out of 89) and converted 18 out of their 37 shots from 3-point land. At the free throw line, the Bucks buried 21 of their 28 attempts for a percentage of 75.0%. With respect to grabbing boards, they compiled 45 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 30 dimes for the contest as well as forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and getting 4 steals. In relation to defending, Milwaukee allowed the other team to shoot 49.0% from the floor on 47 of 96 shooting. Washington totaled 27 assists and had 6 steals for the contest. Moreover, Washington snagged 43 rebounds (11 offensive, 32 defensive) and had 6 blocks. Washington shot 74.4% from the free throw line by making 32 of their 43 tries. They converted 8 of their 22 shots from 3-point land.
Jrue Holiday is a player who was a major factor in this game. He totaled 29 points on 10 of 20 shooting. He saw the court for 31:35 minutes and snagged 5 rebounds. Holiday finished the game at 50.0% from the floor and distributed 6 dimes. Another guy that had an impact in the game for the Bucks was Giannis Antetokounmpo. He snagged 9 rebounds in his 29:40 minutes on the basketball court. He ended up shooting 53.3% from the field for the contest by shooting 8-of-15 (23 points). When the final whistle blew, Antetokounmpo had 8 assists.
Milwaukee steps onto the hardwood with a record of 42-24 so far this season. They average 119.6 points per contest (1st in the NBA) while shooting 48.6% from the field. The Bucks are hitting 39.3% on 3-pointers (962 of 2,447) and 75.9% from the free throw line. As a team, Milwaukee is snagging 48.1 boards per contest and is sitting with 1,685 assists this year, which is 12th in the NBA in terms of passing. They turn it over 14.0 times per contest and as a team are committing 17.6 fouls every game. When they are on the defensive end, the Bucks have forced 13.2 turnovers per game while drawing 18.2 fouls. The Bucks defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.4% (871 of 1,203) and they relinquish 43.5 boards per game as a unit. They rank 14th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,641 conceded so far this year. They relinquish 37.7% on shots from downtown while they are 21st in the NBA in points per game allowed (113.4).
The last time they took the court, the San Antonio Spurs took a loss by a score of 126-94 when they faced the Utah Jazz. The Spurs snagged 26 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 35 in this contest. They also turned it over 7 times, while getting 7 steals for this contest. The Jazz were called for 20 fouls for the contest which got the Spurs to the free throw line for a total of 20 shots. They were able to make 13 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 65.0%. When discussing 3-pointers, San Antonio converted 7 of 23 tries (30.4%). When all was said and done, the Spurs walked away from this one shooting 37 out of 92 from the field which had them sitting at 40.2%. The Spurs permitted the Jazz to convert 49 out of their 88 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 55.7% for the contest. They finished the game shooting 43.9% from distance by connecting on 18 of 41 and finished the contest at 10 out of 14 from the charity stripe (71.4%). When talking about team rebounding, San Antonio permitted Utah to get 53 in all (7 on the offensive glass).
Devin Vassell ended up being a factor for the Spurs for this game. He knocked down 6 out of 10 in the game giving him a rate of 60.0%, and had 4 rebounds. Vassell accumulated 14 points in his 30:36 mins of playing time and had 2 dimes in this contest. One more player that was important for San Antonio was Jakob Poeltl. He ended up walking away with 1 assist in 12:51 mins played, and he knocked down 4 of 8 from the floor. Poeltl walked away from this one going 50.0% from the field in addition to earning 8 points and 4 boards.
San Antonio has a record of 31-34 on the year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Spurs are shooting 46.1% from the field, which has them ranked 20th in basketball. San Antonio has earned 7,199 points on the season (110.8 per game) and they pull in 43.8 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 24.6 times per game (15th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 11.4 times per game. The Spurs commit 18.2 fouls per game and they connect on 78.7% from the charity stripe. The Spurs on defense are ranked 15th in the league in PPG given up with 112.0. They have given up 24.4 assists and 47.6 boards per game, which is 12th and 29th in the NBA. The San Antonio defense allows 37.5% on shots from distance (793 of 2,112) and opponents are knocking down 75.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They are able to force 13.5 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 46.9% from the field (19th in the NBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Antonio
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