Milwaukee Bucks vs. Denver Nuggets, NBA Game. The Bucks are already in the playoffs, but the team can show that it is ready to play against anyone. This test against the Nuggets will serve to see how efficient the team is without Antetokounmpo. For now the Nuggets are in a good position in the conference and are likely to reach the playoffs. The home team defense is one of the strong ones this season.
Milwaukee Bucks: Yes we can.
The Bucks are the first team in the playoffs this season. So far the overall record is the best of the regular season with 53-11 in the Eastern Conference. The last three games on the road were defeats against Heat, Lakers and Suns. The team has not won a game on the road since the victory against Hornets 93-85 on the first day of this month.
On the road the Bucks are scoring an average of 116.5 points per game, 42.76 FG points, 76.3% free throw shots, 12.94 three pointers, 50.94 rebounds, 24.24 assists and 14.61 turnovers. The last two quarters are the best for the team with an average of 60 points.
The defense is allowing 107.6 points per game, 38.67 FG points, 77.5% free throw shots, 13.97 three pointers and 24.45 assists.
Antetokounmpo will not be available for this game due to knee problems. Giannis is leading the Bucks this season with 29.6 points per game. The second best of the team is Khris Middleton with 21.1 points per game, 49% FG points and 41.8% three pointers.
Denver Nuggets: Home defense.
The Nuggets have the eighth best defense of the season. At home the record is positive with 24-8, but the last game was a defeat against Warriors 100-116. In the last ten home games the record is 7-3. The last victory was against Toronto Raptors 133-118. After this game the Nuggets receive the Clippers and Spurs at home.
At home the Nuggets are scoring an average of 111.4 points per game, 42.44 FG points, 75.5% free throw shots, 10.06 three pointers, 44.97 rebounds, 27.47 assists, 12.22 turnovers. In the first half the team scores an average of 55.4 points per game.
The team allows up to 105.6 points per game at home, 38.97 FG points, 74.9% free throw shots, 11.41 three pointers, 42.09 rebounds, 24.78 assists.
The leaders this season with the Nuggets are Nikola Jokic 20.5, Murray 18.6, Barton 15 and Millsap 11.8 points. Millsap is also a leader in three pointers with 43.9% this season. Jokic is one of the best in Field Goals points with 53% per game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Milwaukee Bucks vs. Denver Nuggets 03/09/2020 is: take the Denver Nuggets -6.0 (SPREAD).
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