Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 10/29/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
The Atlanta Hawks are headed to Fiserv Forum on Saturday where they will compete against the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Hawks faced the Pistons and took home the win by a score of 118-113 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Hawks finished with 20 and the Pistons had 25 personal fouls. They converted 14 out of their 32 attempts from distance. Detroit finished the contest at 68.2% when shooting free throws by burying 15 of their 22 shots. On top of that, Detroit collected 40 rebounds (10 offensive, 30 defensive) and added 12 rejections. Detroit distributed 23 dimes and had 4 steals in this matchup. Regarding the defense, Atlanta allowed the other team to go 46.2% from the field on 42 of 91 shooting. They also recorded 22 assists for this game in addition to forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and earning 6 steals. Regarding getting rebounds, they collected 46 with 10 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Hawks knocked down 20 of 25 attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. Atlanta walked away from the game with a 49.5% FG percentage (45 out of 91) and knocked down 8 of 22 3-pointers.
Trae Young is one guy who played a role in the matchup. He racked up 35 points on 9 of 21 shooting. He played for 38 mins played and collected 3 boards. Young finished the game at 42.9% from the floor and also dished out 6 dimes.
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Atlanta heads into this one with a win-loss mark of 3-1 for the season. They currently have an average of 113.0 pts per game (18th in basketball) while hitting 46.3% from the floor. The Hawks are connecting on 31.9% on 3-pointers (36 of 113) and 83.9% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Atlanta is pulling in 43.8 rebounds per contest and has 101 dimes so far this year, which is 21st in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They are giving up possession 12.5 times per contest and as a team they commit 20.3 fouls per contest.
Defensively, the Hawks are able to force 15.8 turnovers per game and they draw 22.0 personal fouls. They give up 33.1% on shots from distance and they are 12th in basketball in points per game allowed (111.0). The Hawks defense is giving up a FG percentage of 45.7% (164 of 359) and they surrender 47.5 boards per contest as a group. They are 7th in basketball in giving up assists with 92 conceded so far this year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Bucks got the win with a final of 110-99 when they faced the Nets. The Bucks were able to snag 40 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive rebounds totaling 54 in the game. They also turned the ball over 18 times, while recording 8 steals in this matchup. The Nets had 24 personal fouls in this contest which took the Bucks to the charity stripe for 29 tries. They were able to make 22 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 75.9%. With regard to shots from beyond the arc, Milwaukee buried 10 of their 36 attempts (27.8%). In all, the Bucks shot 39 for 88 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.3%. The Bucks allowed the Nets to make 34 out of their 86 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 39.5% in this matchup. They shot 25.9% from distance by shooting 7 out of 27 and ended up going 24 out of 30 from the free throw line (80.0%). In the matter of rebounding, Milwaukee allowed Brooklyn to grab 37 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Giannis Antetokounmpo pitched in for the Bucks for the contest. Antetokounmpo earned 43 points in his 38 mins on the court and had 5 dimes in this matchup. He knocked down 16 of 25 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 64.0%, and had 14 rebounds.
Milwaukee has a record of 3-0 on the season. When it comes to executing on offense, the Bucks are connecting on 47.1% from the field, which has them ranked 13th in the NBA. Milwaukee has totaled 325 points for the season (108.3 per contest) and they average 49.7 rebounds per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 24.7 times per game (16th in basketball) and they turn the ball over 16.3 times per contest. The Bucks commit 20.0 fouls per contest and they shoot 68.8% from the free throw line.
The Milwaukee defense surrenders 31.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (28 of 88) and their opponents are connecting on 80.0% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 20.0 dimes and 42.7 boards per game, which ranks them 3rd and 10th in basketball. The Bucks on defense are ranked 1st in basketball in PPG surrendered with 97.3. They are forcing 12.7 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 40.5% from the field (1st in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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