Milwaukee Bucks vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction, 2/5/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Portland Trail Blazers
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: Moda Center in Portland, OR
TV: ROOT SPORTS
The Milwaukee Bucks (32-21) are hitting the road to Moda Center on Saturday where they will play the Portland Trail Blazers (21-31).
The Bucks faced off with the Wizards and went home with a win by a final score of 112-98 in their last game. Milwaukee finished the game having earned a 50.0% field goal percentage (46 out of 92) and knocked down 12 of their 38 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the free throw line, the Bucks knocked down 8 of their 9 tries for a percentage of 88.9%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they earned 44 with 8 of them being offensive. They also doled out 26 dimes for this contest while forcing 5 turnovers and earning 7 steals. When it comes to defense, Milwaukee allowed 43.9% from the field on 36 of 82 shooting. Washington doled out 40 dimes and had 22 steals for the contest. In addition, Washington snagged 33 rebounds (7 offensive, 26 defensive) and added 2 blocked shots. Washington finished the game shooting 70.0% from the free throw line by knocking down 14 of their 20 tries. They made 12 out of their 35 shots from 3-point range. When talking about fouls, the Bucks walked away with 17 while the Wizards finished the game with 12 fouls.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is one player who played a role in the matchup. He ended up finishing with 33 points on 14 out of 21 shooting. He was on the court for 38 mins played and also totaled 15 rebounds. Antetokounmpo ended up shooting 66.7% from the floor and also recorded 11 assists.
Get all of our NBA Betting Picks
Milwaukee enters this one with a mark of 32-21 for the year. They are averaging 111.8 points per game (6th in basketball) while hitting 45.5% from the field. The Bucks are connecting on 35.9% on 3-point shots (745 of 2,077) and 78.2% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Milwaukee is snagging 46.8 boards per game and has earned 1,223 assists for the year, which has them ranked 21st in the league in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 13.8 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 17.9 personal fouls every game.
Defensively, the Bucks are forcing 13.6 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.2 fouls. They are conceding 34.2% on three-point shots and they are ranked 15th in the NBA in opponents PPG (108.6). The Bucks defense is giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 44.3% (2,113 of 4,775) and they relinquish 45.1 rebounds per game as a squad. They currently rank 24th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,315 surrendered this year.
The last time they took the court, the Trail Blazers took a defeat with a final score of 99-94 against the Lakers. In relation to attacking the glass, Portland permitted Los Angeles to get 41 in total (12 offensive). They went 36.7% from distance by connecting on 11 out of 30 and ended up going 22 out of 33 from the free throw line (66.7%). The Trail Blazers allowed the Lakers to bury 33 out of 78 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 42.3% in this matchup. When this game wrapped up, the Trail Blazers finished 35 out of 98 from the floor which had them shooting 35.7%. When talking about shots from downtown, Portland made 14 of their 42 attempts (33.3%). They were able to convert 10 of them for a rate of 52.6%. The Lakers had 16 fouls in this matchup which took the Trail Blazers to the free throw line for a total of 19 shots. They also turned it over 12 times, while recording 11 steals for the matchup. The Trail Blazers were able to pull down 37 defensive boards and 18 offensive boards for a total of 55 for the game.
Norman Powell ended up being a factor for the Trail Blazers for this contest. He knocked down 10 out of 20 for the game for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and totaled 5 rebounds. Powell recorded 30 points in his 41 minutes on the court and had 1 assist for the matchup.
Portland has a record of 21-31 for the campaign. The Trail Blazers are committing 20.1 fouls per game while shooting 76.4% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 22.7 times per contest (25th in the league) and they are turning it over 13.9 times per game. Portland has tallied 5,622 points this season (108.1 per game) and they grab 43.6 rebounds per contest. As an offensive unit, the Trail Blazers are hitting on 44.9% from the field, which ranks 23rd in basketball.
The Portland defense allows 36.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (697 of 1,895) and opponents are converting on 76.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have given up 25.9 dimes and 43.7 total boards per game, which ranks 29th and 11th in the NBA. The Trail Blazers on the defensive side of the court are 26th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 112.1. They are forcing their opponents into 13.6 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 47.4% from the floor (28th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Portland
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Expert NBA Picks