Cavaliers vs. Bucks - 3/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (30-41) at Cleveland Cavaliers (50-20)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -12.5 -- Over/Under: 208 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Bucks and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The Milwaukee Bucks look for consistency after splitting their last 16 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 99.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 102.6 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 18.4 points and 4.1 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 15.7 points and 9.4 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.7 rebounds and Jabari Parker is dishing 1.6 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost six of their last eight road games.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.9 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 97.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.9 points and 7.4 rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 19.6 points and 4.4 assists. Kevin Love is grabbing 9.9 rebounds and J.R. Smith is dishing 1.6 assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won six of their last seven home games.
The Bucks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 vs. Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bucks are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
I don't lay big numbers with this Cavs team, as they're big time overatted and struggle on a constant basis. With the Bucks defense, Milwaukee should be able to keep this game close. The Cavs are fade material and have been for quite some time.