Bucks at Trail Blazers - 2/2/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (20-29) at Portland Trail Blazers (23-26)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers -6.5 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, CSNN
The Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers square off Tuesday night at the Moda Center.
The Milwaukee Bucks could use a nice road win after losing five of their last six games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 98.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 17.7 points and four assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 16.4 points and 9.6 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.1 rebounds and Michael Carter-Williams is dishing 5.5 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.5 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost seven of their last nine road games.
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The Portland Trail Blazers look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 102 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 24.2 points and 7.1 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.7 points and 3.5 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won six of their last seven home games.
The Bucks are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Trail Blazers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Bucks are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Portland and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
I really like what I see from these Trail Blazers and predicted a coming out party about a week ago. The Bucks continue to struggle and just lost Monday to a banged up Kings team. Portland continues to roll.