Bucks vs. Clippers - 12/9/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (12-9) at Milwaukee Bucks (9-13)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks +5.5 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, FSWI
The Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks square off Wednesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Los Angeles Clippers look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 103.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 102 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 24.4 points and 8.6 rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 16.8 points and 8.1 assists. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.5 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.1 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.8 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are healthy for the first time in a while and have combined for 213 points in their last two games. The Los Angeles Clippers have lost four of their last six road games.
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The Milwaukee Bucks could use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 95.5 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 101.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 16 points and 2.6 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 15.8 points and 9.9 rebounds. Khris Middleton is dishing three assists and Jabari Parker is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 40.1 percent shooting in their last five games, showing signs of returning to the old Bucks. The Milwaukee Bucks have won five of their last six home games. Greivis Vasquez and Tyler Ennis are questionable.
The Clippers are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Bucks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Bucks are starting to play quality defense again and have been solid on their home court. The Clippers still have more to prove before I can jump on their bandwagon and eat this much chalk on the road. I'll take the Bucks at home and the points.