Milwaukee Bucks vs. Dallas Mavericks - 12/16/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Dallas Mavericks at Milwaukee Bucks

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Fiserv Forum)

MIL -750, O/U 227 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

The Dallas Mavericks head to Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Monday for a game against the Bucks in what should be a decent matchup between the two teams.  In their last game, Dallas lost to the Miami Heat in overtime by the score of 122-118.  Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Mavs in points in the game as he scored a total of 28 while shooting 11 of 22 from the field.  Kristaps Porzingis led Dallas in rebounds in the game, recording a total of 14, with 3 of them coming offensively.  Jalen Brunson led the Mavericks in assists in the game against the Heat, as he recorded 8 while playing 34 minutes on the night. 

With the loss against the Heat, the Mavericks are now 17-8 on the season and are in 1st place in the Southwest Division. Luka Doncic has been a force for the Mavericks all season and currently leads Dallas in points per game with 29.3, assists per game with 8.9 and rebounds per game with 9.6.  The Dallas Mavericks enter Monday’s game with just 1 player listed on their injury report as Luka Doncic is listed as out.   

The Milwaukee Bucks welcome the Dallas Mavericks to town on Monday after winning their last game against the Cleveland Cavaliers by the score of 125-108. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks in points, scoring 29 on the night while shooting 12 of 20 from the field and 3 of 7 from the free throw line. Robin Lopez was the leading rebounder for the Bucks as he recorded a total of 6, with 2 coming offensively.  Khris Middleton led Milwaukee in assists on the night as he recorded a total of 6 while playing 23 minutes in the game against the Cavs. 

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On the year, the Milwaukee Bucks are now 24-3 and are currently in 1st place in the Central Division.  Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points per game with 31.0 and in rebounds per game with 12.8.  Eric Bledsoe leads the Bucks in assists per game as he has averaged 5.7 so far this season.  The Bucks enter Monday’s game with 2 players listed on their injury report as Dragan Bender and Eric Bledsoe are both listed as out.

The Dallas Mavericks have scored an average of 118.1 points per game this season while allowing an average of 109.0 points per game.  The Milwaukee Bucks have scored an average of 121.2 points per game while allowing 107.6 points per game.  In their last 5 games, Dallas is 3-2 while Milwaukee is 5-0 and have won 18 games in a row.  I am going to go with Milwaukee in this one as the streak they have been on has been very impressive and also due to the fact that they are playing at home.  In terms of over/under in total points in this one, I have to go with the over as the total has gone over in 12 of the last 17 games between these two teams.  Milwaukee wins 125-110 and on the over. 

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Travis’s Pick MIL -750, Over 227

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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