Bucks vs. Cavaliers - 4/5/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (54-22) at Milwaukee Bucks (32-45)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSOH, FSWI
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks meet Tuesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Cleveland Cavaliers look for another win after winning six of their last eight games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.1 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 98 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.2 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kevin Love is averaging 15.9 points and 2.4 assists. J.R. Smith is dishing 1.7 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 9.2 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won six of their last nine road games. Kyrie Irving is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Milwaukee Bucks could also use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 99.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 16.8 points and 7.5 rebounds while Greg Monroe is averaging 15.5 points and 2.3 assists. Jabari Parker is dishing 1.7 assists and John Henson is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.5 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have split their last 10 home games. Jerryd Bayless and Khris Middleton are questionable.
The Cavaliers are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bucks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The Cavaliers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Milwaukee and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Cavs have been playing well lately, which includes covers in four of their last five games. While I don't trust Cleveland much, the Bucks are a team waitng for the offseason to arrive. Give me the Cavaliers by double digits.