Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, 2/8/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Location: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA
The Milwaukee Bucks (34-21) are headed to Crypto.com Arena on Tuesday where they will attempt to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers (26-28).
The Bucks faced the Clippers and walked away with a win by a score of 137-113 in their last game. Milwaukee wrapped up the contest with a 54.5% FG percentage (48 of 88) and converted 19 of 38 shots from distance. From the charity stripe, the Bucks made 22 of 27 shots for a rate of 81.5%. When it comes to rebounding, they collected 50 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 28 dimes for the game as well as forcing the other team into 2 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In the matter of defending, Milwaukee allowed 41.7% from the floor on 40 out of 96 shooting. Los Angeles earned 44 dimes and had 26 steals for this game. Moreover, Los Angeles collected 34 rebounds (10 offensive, 24 defensive) and had 4 blocked shots. Los Angeles finished the game shooting 93.8% from the free throw line by making 15 of their 16 attempts. They also made 18 out of their 46 tries from 3-point range. When discussing personal fouls, the Bucks finished with 15 and the Clippers racked up 10 personal fouls.
Jrue Holiday is one player who played a role in this matchup. He accumulated 27 points on 11 of 16 shooting. He saw the court for 36 mins and snagged 5 rebounds. Holiday ended up shooting 68.8% from the field and totaled 13 assists.
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Milwaukee will enter this game with a win-loss mark of 34-21 on the campaign. They are averaging 112.7 pts per game (4th in the league) while going 45.8% from the field. The Bucks are connecting on 36.4% on shots from beyond the arc (787 of 2,165) and 78.2% from the free throw line. As a team, Milwaukee is snagging 46.8 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,287 assists for the campaign, which is 16th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 13.7 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 17.8 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Bucks are forcing their opponents into 13.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.2 personal fouls. They are surrendering 34.2% on 3-pointers while they are 15th in the league in PPG allowed (108.7). The Bucks defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 44.3% (2,194 of 4,956) and they concede 44.9 boards per contest as a squad. They are 26th in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,366 surrendered so far this season.
For their last game, the Lakers went home victorious with a score of 122-115 when they faced the Knicks. The Lakers earned 43 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive rebounds for a total of 57 for this contest. They also turned the ball over 13 times, while recording 8 steals for the contest. The Knicks committed 14 personal fouls for this contest which got the Lakers to the free throw line for a total of 28 shots. They were able to make 17 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 60.7%. In regard to shooting from downtown, Los Angeles converted 9 of their 34 attempts (26.5%). When this game wrapped up, the Lakers finished shooting 48 out of 102 from the field which gave them a rate of 47.1%. The Lakers allowed the Knicks to knock down 39 out of their 98 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 39.8% for this contest. They finished shooting 28.9% from three-point range by going 11 out of 38 and walked away from this one shooting 26 of 36 at the free throw line (72.2%). Regarding rebounding, Los Angeles allowed New York to get 41 overall (15 offensive).
Anthony Davis pitched in for the Lakers for the matchup. Davis had 28 points in his 41 mins of playing time and accounted for 3 assists in the matchup. He converted 13 out of 19 for this game giving him a rate of 68.4%, and accumulated 17 rebounds.
Los Angeles has a record of 26-28 for the year. The Lakers have committed 20.2 personal fouls per game and they hit 72.9% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 24.1 times per contest (15th in the league) and they are giving up possession 14.7 times per contest. Los Angeles has scored 5,991 pts for the season (110.9 per game) and they collect 44.9 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Lakers are shooting 46.4% from the field, which is 11th in basketball.
The Lakers on the defensive end are ranked 26th in the league in PPG given up with 112.3. They are forcing their opponents into 14.8 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.4% from the floor (15th in the league). The Los Angeles defense allows 34.4% on shots from 3-point land (682 of 1,984) and opponents are connecting on 74.7% of their foul shots. They concede 25.8 dimes and 47.3 total boards per game, which ranks 28th and 27th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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