Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. Milwaukee Panthers ATS Prediction 01/18/20

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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (7-12, 2-4 Hor) will be at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena to take on the Milwaukee Panthers (8-10, 3-3 Hor) in a Hor matchup. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies at Milwaukee Panthers ATS Odds

Both teams fell in their last contest. The Panthers fell to the Detroit Titans, 90-84, while the Golden Grizzlies were defeated by the Green Bay Phoenix, 73-69.

Oakland held Green Bay to an offensive rebounding percentage of 22.2 (below the 29.0 mark opponents have averaged against Oakland this season) while Milwaukee had a much better turnover percentage (13.3 vs. 19.4). Milwaukee received a boost from DeAndre Abram, who recorded 26 points and 12 rebounds. Brad Brechting, meanwhile played a key role for Oakland with 26 points and 14 rebounds.

This series was highly contested last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Golden Grizzlies won the last contest 89-73. Oakland had a better turnover percentage (13.4 vs. 16.9). Milwaukee, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (16-20; 80.0 percent). This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.

This game should be a showdown of opposite tempos. Milwaukee prefers a fast-paced style of play (62nd in possessions per game), while Oakland is more half-court-oriented (321st in possessions per game).

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. Milwaukee Panthers Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Milwaukee, ATS Winner – Milwaukee, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Milwaukee ranks 74th in three pointers allowed per game (20.1) while Oakland ranks 266th (27.6).
  • The Golden Grizzlies rank 123rd in assists per game (13.4) while the Panthers rank 157th in assists allowed per game (13.1).
  • The Golden Grizzlies average 36.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 124th in the nation. The Panthers rank 236th in rebounds allowed per game (38.0).
  • Oakland ranks 46th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while Milwaukee ranks 106th (3.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Panthers have scored an average of 76.6 points per game (3.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 77.6 points per game (4.2 above their season average).
  • The Golden Grizzlies’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 6.0, up from 2.6 for the season.