Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 5/11/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Orlando Magic (21-47) travel to Fiserv Forum on Tuesday where they'll meet the Milwaukee Bucks (43-24).
The Orlando Magic faced off with the Minnesota Timberwolves and ended up losing by a score of 128-96 in their last game. Orlando walked away from the game having earned a 39.6% FG percentage (36 out of 91) and made 9 of their 36 3-pointers. From the free throw line, the Magic knocked down 15 of 22 shots for a percentage of 68.2%. Concerning hauling in rebounds, they compiled 45 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 20 dimes in the game as well as creating 10 turnovers and getting 5 steals. When discussing defense, Orlando allowed their opponent to shoot 48.5% from the floor on 47 out of 97 shooting. Minnesota recorded 30 assists and had 5 steals in this contest. In addition, Minnesota had 57 rebounds (12 offensive, 45 defensive) and earned 5 blocks. Minnesota went 75.0% from the free throw line by knocking down 18 of 24 attempts. They also made 16 of 45 tries from long range.
Dwayne Bacon is someone who was a contributor in the matchup. He ended up walking away with 18 points on 7 out of 12 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 22:30 minutes and pulled down 3 rebounds. Bacon finished the game at 58.3% from the field and earned 2 assists. An additional guy that was a major contributor in this matchup for the Magic was Moritz Wagner. He snagged 5 rebounds in his 24:27 minutes on the basketball court. He finished the contest at 33.3% from the field in the game by going 4-of-12 (11 points). When the final whistle was blown, Wagner wasn't able to get an assist.
Orlando heads into this contest with a record of 21-47 so far this year. They are averaging 104.1 points per outing (29th in basketball) while going 43.0% from the floor. The Magic are connecting on 34.3% on shots from 3-point land (743 of 2,164) and 77.6% from the charity stripe. As a team, Orlando is grabbing 45.3 boards per game and has accumulated 1,485 dimes so far this year, which is 28th in the league in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 12.8 times per game and as a unit are committing 17.1 fouls per contest. On the defensive end of the court, the Magic are able to force 12.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.5 personal fouls. The Magic are allowing a FG percentage of 47.2% (880 of 1,259) and they concede 47.2 rebounds per contest as a group. They are ranked 27th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,769 relinquished on the year. They are relinquishing 37.1% on 3-point attempts and they are 20th in the NBA in PPG allowed (112.9).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Milwaukee Bucks took home the win by a final score of 141-133 against the Houston Rockets. The Bucks were able to pull down 40 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 53 in this matchup. They gave up possession of the ball 17 times, while recording 8 steals in this contest. The Rockets earned 21 personal fouls for this contest which got the Bucks to the free throw line for 23 attempts. They were able to bury 20 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 87.0%. In relation to shooting from downtown, Milwaukee knocked down 19 out of their 46 attempts (41.3%). When all was said and done, the Bucks shot 51 out of 95 from the field which had them shooting 53.7%. The Bucks permitted the Rockets to bury 48 of their 96 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 50.0% for the matchup. They finished 47.2% from three-point range by shooting 25 of 53 and ended up going 12 of 18 from the free throw line (66.7%). With respect to how they attacked the glass, Milwaukee permitted Houston to grab 37 in all (7 on the offensive glass).
Brook Lopez ended up being a major contributor for the Bucks for the contest. He made 7 of 8 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 87.5%, and had 7 rebounds. Lopez earned 24 points in his 24:26 mins on the hardwood and had 1 assist for the matchup. One more player that played a role for Milwaukee was Khris Middleton. He left the arena with 3 assists in 32:14 mins on the court, and he shot 6 of 15 from the floor. Middleton ended the game having shot 40.0% from the floor while collecting 23 points and 2 rebounds.
Milwaukee has a record of 43-24 for the year. The Bucks commit 17.5 fouls per game and they go 76.1% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 25.6 times per contest (11th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 14.1 times per contest. Milwaukee has accounted for 8,034 pts for the campaign (119.9 per game) and they pull in 48.2 boards per game. As an offense, the Bucks are shooting 48.7% from the floor, which is ranked 3rd in basketball. The Bucks defensively are ranked 21st in the league in PPG surrendered with 113.7. They are forcing 13.2 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 45.5% from the floor (5th in the league). The Milwaukee defense concedes 37.9% on shots from 3-point land (984 of 2,595) and their opposition knocks down 78.1% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 25.0 assists and 43.4 rebounds every game, which has them ranked 16th and 13th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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