Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Friday, November 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM (Amway Center)
MIL -185, MIL -4.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Milwaukee Bucks head to Orlando on Friday for a battle with the Magic. In their last game the Bucks were defeated by the Boston Celtics by the score of 116-105. In their game against the Celtics, Khris Middleton led the team in points with 26 while going 8 of 12 from the field. Of course, no Milwaukee stat line is complete without Giannis Antetokounmpo, who led his team in rebounds with 14 and assists with 5, while recording 22 points.
On the year, the Milwaukee Bucks are now 2-2 and have been impressive offensively all season. Giannis Antetokounmpo leads his team in points per game with 23.8, rebounds per game with 13.5 and assists per game with 8. Milwaukee only has one player listed on the injury report, as Kyle Korver is listed as day to day.
The Orlando Magic enter Friday’s game against the Bucks after defeating the New York Knicks by the score of 95-83 in their last game. Center Nikola Vucevic led the Magic in points scoring 21 while shooting 8 of 17 from the field and 3 of 4 from the free throw line. D.J. Augustin led the Magic in assists, recording 7 on the night. Aaron Gordon also had a good night for Orlando, scoring 15 points while recording 11 rebounds.
On the year, the Magic are 2-2, while recording a perfect 2-0 record at home. The Magic are led in points by Evan Fournier, who has averaged 17.8 points per game this season and is shooting 46.6 from the field. Nikola Vucevic had led the Magic in rebounds per game as is averaging 11.3 per game, including 3 offensive rebounds per game. D.J. Augustin is the team’s leader in assists per game and is recording 4.3 per game. The only player listed on Orlando’s injury report is Mo Bamba who is listed as day to day.
On the year, the Bucks are scoring 119.3 points per game while allowing 117.5 points per game and will have to tighten up their defense if they want to compete in the league this season. The Orlando Magic are scoring 95.8 points per game while allowing 93.8 points per game. Milwaukee is obviously the more talented team in terms of scoring and players on their roster, so I am going to go with the Bucks in this one. Bucks win 120-110 and cover the spread.