Los Angeles Clippers vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 4/1/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Friday, April 1, 2022
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: NBA TV
The Milwaukee Bucks (47-28) are hosting the Los Angeles Clippers (37-39) at Fiserv Forum on Friday.
The Clippers played the Jazz and earned the victory with a final of 121-115 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Clippers ended up finishing with 23 while the Jazz racked up 14 fouls. They also made 12 out of their 31 shots from downtown. Utah ended up shooting 58.6% at the charity stripe by making 17 of their 29 attempts. Additionally, Utah totaled 28 rebounds (10 offensive, 18 defensive) and got 4 blocks. Utah earned 38 assists and had 23 steals for this game. In terms of defending, Los Angeles allowed 55.1% from the floor on 43 of 78 shooting. They also recorded 21 assists in this game as well as forcing 5 turnovers and getting 8 steals. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they earned 33 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the free throw line, the Clippers knocked down 24 of 28 shots for a rate of 85.7%. Los Angeles ended with a 49.4% field goal percentage (41 out of 83) and knocked down 15 out of their 36 3-point shots.
Paul George is a guy who was a major contributor in the game. He accounted for 34 points on 10 of 20 shooting. He played 31 mins and also grabbed 2 rebounds. George ended up going 50.0% from the floor and dished out 6 assists.
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Los Angeles enters this one with a record of 37-39 on the campaign. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.8 times per game and as a team they commit 18.6 fouls per contest. As a team, Los Angeles is pulling in 43.8 boards per game and has accounted for 1,793 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 21st in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Clippers are shooting 36.5% on three-point attempts (936 of 2,567) and 79.0% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 106.8 pts per contest (26th in basketball) while going 45.4% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Clippers are forcing 13.7 turnovers per game while drawing 18.5 personal fouls. They give up 34.6% from 3-point land while they are 11th in the league in points per game from their opponents (108.4). The Clippers defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 45.1% (3,091 of 6,857) and they surrender 47.2 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are 12th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,829 surrendered on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Bucks walked away with a victory by a final of 118-116 when they faced the 76ers. The Bucks were able to corral 39 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 48 in the game. They coughed up the ball 10 times, while getting 5 steals in the game. The 76ers had 8 fouls for the matchup which took the Bucks to the free throw line for 23 shots. They were able to make 16 of those for a rate of 69.6%. With respect to shots from distance, Milwaukee knocked down 14 of 38 tries (36.8%). When this game wrapped up, the Bucks went 44 out of 88 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 50.0%. The Bucks permitted the 76ers to knock down 43 out of 89 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 48.3% for this contest. They finished 39.0% from three-point range by shooting 16 of 41 and finished the contest at 14 out of 18 at the free throw line (77.8%). When discussing attacking the glass, Milwaukee permitted Philadelphia to pull down 35 in total (5 offensive).
Giannis Antetokounmpo ended up having an impact for the Bucks for this game. He converted 16 out of 24 in this game giving him a rate of 66.7%, and had 14 rebounds. Antetokounmpo totaled 40 points in his 38 minutes on the hardwood and had 6 dimes in this matchup.
Milwaukee has a record of 47-28 on the season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bucks are shooting 46.6% from the floor, which ranks 11th in the NBA. Milwaukee has accumulated 8,619 points so far this season (114.9 per contest) and they collect 46.8 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 23.6 times per contest (18th in basketball) and they are turning it over 13.4 times per contest. The Bucks have committed 18.2 personal fouls per game and they connect on 77.4% from the charity stripe.
The Milwaukee defense gives up 35.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter (1,070 of 3,041) and opponents are making 74.5% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 25.5 dimes and 44.3 rebounds per game, which is 23rd and 18th in the league. The Bucks defensively are ranked 16th in basketball in points allowed per game with 111.3. They are able to force 13.0 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (9th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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