San Antonio Spurs vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 10/30/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Antonio Spurs vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports WI
The Milwaukee Bucks (3-2) will try to beat the San Antonio Spurs (1-4) at Fiserv Forum on Saturday.
The Spurs played the Mavericks and took a loss by a final of 104-99 in their last contest. San Antonio finished the contest having earned a 44.3% field goal percentage (39 out of 88) and made 12 of their 30 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Spurs made 9 of 15 shots for a rate of 60.0%. In the matter of pulling down boards, they earned 48 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 21 assists for the matchup while forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In terms of the defense, San Antonio allowed the other team to shoot 46.1% from the field on 41 of 89 shooting. Dallas recorded 45 dimes and had 18 steals in this matchup. Furthermore, Dallas pulled down 36 rebounds (9 offensive, 27 defensive) and got 11 blocks. Dallas shot 30.8% from the free throw line by knocking down 4 of 13 tries. They buried 18 out of their 45 tries from downtown.
Dejounte Murray is one player who was a major contributor in this matchup. He was able to score 23 points on 10 of 17 shooting. He was on the court for 36 mins played and also collected 10 rebounds. Murray went 58.8% from the floor and distributed 8 assists.
San Antonio comes into this game with a record of 1-4 so far this year. They average 110.0 points per contest (14th in the league) while shooting 47.0% from the floor. The Spurs are shooting 34.0% on three-point attempts (54 of 159) and 64.0% from the free throw line. As a unit, San Antonio is collecting 45.4 boards per game and has totaled 139 assists for the campaign, which has them ranked 2nd in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 14.4 times per game and as a squad they are committing 19.0 fouls every game. On the defensive end of the court, the Spurs are able to force 17.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.2 personal fouls. The Spurs defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 47.7% (214 of 449) and they concede 46.0 boards per contest as a team. They are currently ranked 11th in the NBA in giving up assists with 102 surrendered this year. They give up 34.9% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 18th in basketball in points per game allowed (109.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Bucks took a loss by a score of 113-108 when they played the Timberwolves. The Bucks collected 30 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive boards totaling 43 in this matchup. They also gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while earning 10 steals for the matchup. The Timberwolves had 17 fouls in this contest which took the Bucks to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They were able to make 16 of the free throws for a rate of 76.2%. In the matter of shots from downtown, Milwaukee converted 14 out of their 51 attempts (27.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Bucks finished 39 for 95 from the field which had them sitting at 41.1%. The Bucks permitted the Timberwolves to knock down 43 out of their 91 attempts from the floor which had them at 47.3% in the game. They finished the game shooting 28.9% from distance via 13 of 45 and finished the contest at 14 out of 17 from the free throw line (82.4%). When discussing rebounds, Milwaukee permitted Minnesota to get 39 in all (10 on the offensive side).
Giannis Antetokounmpo pitched in for the Bucks for this contest. He converted 15 out of 23 in this matchup for a rate of 65.2%, and had 16 rebounds. Antetokounmpo accumulated 40 points in his 35 minutes on the court and accounted for 7 dimes for this contest.
Milwaukee has a record of 3-2 for the season. As an offense, the Bucks are connecting on 45.1% from the floor, which has them ranked 16th in the league. Milwaukee has tallied 570 pts on the year (114.0 per game) and they grab 44.2 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 22.2 times per contest (20th in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 13.6 times per game. The Bucks have committed 19.4 fouls per game and they shoot 76.9% from the charity stripe. The Bucks on the defensive side of the court are 25th in the league in points given up per game with 114.8. They give up 25.6 assists and 47.2 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 23rd and 21st in the league. The Milwaukee defense concedes 36.9% on three-point shots (69 of 187) and their opposition knocks down 71.3% of their shots from the free throw line. They are forcing their opponents into 14.6 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 47.6% from the field (26th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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