Bucks vs. Spurs - 1/4/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (29-6) at Milwaukee Bucks (14-21)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks +10 -- Over/Under: 191 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, FSWI
The San Antonio Spurs and Milwaukee Bucks square off Monday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The San Antonio Spurs look to remain red hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 102.6 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 89 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20.8 points and 2.8 assists while Tony Parker is averaging 12.4 points and 5.2 assists. LaMarcus Aldridge is grabbing 8.8 rebounds and Manu Ginobili is dishing 3.5 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.3 turnovers per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won 13 of their last 20 road games.
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The Milwaukee Bucks hope for a ice win after splitting their last eight games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 97.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 103.1 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 16.2 points and 3.7 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 15.5 points and 9.5 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Jerryd Bayless is dishing 3.7 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.9 turnovers per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have won five of their last seven home games. Damien Inglis is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 40-18 ATS in their last 58 games overall. The Bucks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Spurs are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Milwaukee and 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Bucks are good enough defensively with their length to give the Spurs an issue. The Bucks have also been farily consistent lately on their home court. I'll take the free points here.