Pacers vs. Bucks - 11/21/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (5-7) at Indiana Pacers (7-5)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -5 -- Over/Under: 192.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, FSMW
The Milwaukee Bucks and Indiana Pacers meet Saturday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Milwaukee Bucks could use a nice road win after losing four of their last five games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 96.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 103.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 18.4 points and 6.8 rebounds while Greg Monroe is averaging 16.6 points and 9.6 rebounds. Michael Carter-Williams is dishing 5.1 assists and Khris Middleton is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing teams to shoot 35.9 percent from deep and have allowed 100-plus points in four straight games. The Bucks need to get back to their defensive roots if they’re going to string some wins together. The Bucks have split their last 10 regular season road games.
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The Indiana Pacers look to remain hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 97.7 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 95.2 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 25.3 points and 8.6 rebounds while C.J. Miles is averaging 13.6 points and 1.6 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 5.3 assists and Jordan Hill is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 37.5 percent from downtown and are 4-1 this year when topping 100 points. The Pacers are looking like a team that can get back to the playoffs in the East. The Pacers have won four straight home games. George Hill and Rodney Stuckey are questionable.
The Bucks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The Pacers are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 Saturday games and 8-0 ATS in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference. The Bucks are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings
It's hard to pick the Bucks until they get back to playing defense. The Pacers are playing very well and seem to be gaining confidence with each game. Indiana is a team to watch moving forward and I think they win and cover this game here.