Milwaukee Bucks vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction, 4/10/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Cleveland Cavaliers
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports WI
The Milwaukee Bucks (51-30) are on their way to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Sunday where they will meet the Cleveland Cavaliers (43-38).
The Bucks took the court against the Pistons and walked away with a win by a score of 131-101 in their last game. When discussing fouls, the Bucks ended up with 20 and the Pistons totaled 11 fouls. They also made 10 out of their 48 tries from beyond the arc. Detroit finished 91.3% when shooting free throws by converting 21 of 23 shots. On top of that, Detroit pulled down 34 boards (9 offensive, 25 defensive) and got 1 block. Detroit distributed 43 assists and had 27 steals in this game. When talking about the defense, Milwaukee allowed their opponent to shoot 38.9% from the field on 35 out of 90 shooting. They also doled out 29 dimes in this contest while forcing 5 turnovers and having 7 steals. In reference to grabbing boards, they collected 51 with 10 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the free throw line, the Bucks knocked down 20 of their 23 shots for a percentage of 87.0%. Milwaukee walked away from the contest having earned a 49.5% FG percentage (50 of 101) and knocked down 11 of their 37 3-point attempts.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is a guy who was a major factor in this contest. Antetokounmpo finished the game at 56.3% from the floor and also recorded 8 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 28 minutes and also collected 13 boards. He notched 30 points on 9 of 16 shooting.
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Milwaukee comes into this matchup with a record of 51-30 this season. They currently have an average of 115.5 points per outing (2nd in the league) on 46.8% from the field. The Bucks are shooting 36.6% on shots from beyond the arc (1,141 of 3,121) and 77.6% from the free throw line. As a team, Milwaukee is collecting 46.8 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 1,933 assists on the year, which has them ranked 18th in the league in terms of passing. They are turning it over 13.4 times per game and as a unit are committing 18.3 fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Bucks are able to force 13.1 turnovers every game and they draw 19.6 personal fouls. They are conceding 35.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 17th in the league in points per game allowed (111.9). The Bucks defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.5% (3,340 of 7,337) and they surrender 44.1 rebounds per contest as a squad. They rank 25th in the NBA in allowing assists to their opponents with 2,083 conceded for the year.
The last time they took the court, the Cavaliers took a loss by a score of 118-107 against the Nets. The Cavaliers pulled down 21 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards for a total of 31 for the game. They also turned the ball over 8 times, while earning 4 steals for the game. The Nets had 10 personal fouls in the game which took the Cavaliers to the free throw line for 24 shots. They were able to convert 19 of those for a percentage of 79.2%. In terms of 3-point shots, Cleveland converted 8 of 27 attempts (29.6%). When the final whistle was blown, the Cavaliers walked away from this one shooting 40 for 82 from the field which gave them a percentage of 48.8%. The Cavaliers allowed the Nets to bury 43 out of their 92 tries from the field which had them sitting at 46.7% for this contest. They shot 37.5% from 3-point land by hitting 12 out of 32 and walked away from this one shooting 20 of 21 at the free throw line (95.2%). Regarding rebounds, Cleveland permitted Brooklyn to get 32 overall (13 offensive).
Darius Garland was important for the Cavaliers in the matchup. Garland racked up 31 points in his 41 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 3 dimes for the contest. He made 12 of 24 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, but went home without a rebound.
Cleveland has a mark of 43-38 on the season. The Cavaliers are committing 17.4 fouls per game and they go 76.1% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 25.0 times per contest (13th in the NBA) and they turn it over 14.4 times per contest. Cleveland has totaled 8,706 pts for the year (107.5 per game) and they collect 44.1 rebounds per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Cavaliers are shooting 46.8% from the floor, which ranks 11th in basketball.
The Cavaliers on the defensive side of the court are 4th in basketball in points given up per game with 105.6. They are forcing their opponents into 13.4 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (8th in the league). The Cleveland defense surrenders 35.2% on 3-pointers (948 of 2,691) and opponents are converting on 77.4% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 24.1 assists and 42.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 11th and 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cleveland
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