Milwaukee Bucks at Golden State Warriors Free Prediction

Victor TrejosBasketball, NBA

Expect a shootout when the Milwaukee Bucks (8-2), 7.5-point underdogs, meet the Golden State Warriors (10-1) at ORACLE Arena. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 234.5 points and it can be seen on TNT at 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 8, 2018.

Milwaukee Bucks at Golden State Warriors ATS Odds

The Warriors come in on a high note after covering the 14-point spread against the Memphis Grizzlies in their last outing, 117-101. The Bucks, on the other hand, were topped by the Portland Trail Blazers, 118-103, and failed to cover as 2-point underdogs. The Golden State game finished 3.5 points under the projected point total of 221.5, while the Milwaukee game went 7.5 points under the projected point total of 228.5.

Golden State played a nearly perfect contest. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 23.5 (below their season average of 24.3) and a free throw rate of 0.272 (above their season average of 0.204). Memphis was 9.5 and 0.193, respectively, for those same stats. Milwaukee, meanwhile, did a terrific job of making free throws (7-8; 87.5 percent). Golden State rallied around Kevin Durant, who recorded 22 points, six rebounds and six assists. Khris Middleton fueled Milwaukee with 22 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

This was a highly contested series last year, as the teams split their two games last season. The Bucks won the most recent game 116-107. Milwaukee out-rebounded Golden State. The Bucks had more offensive rebounds (seven vs. two) and total rebounds (36 vs. 31). This will be the first game of the year between these two teams.

Bucks games have typically gone over the O/U total (70.0 percent). Milwaukee heads into the contest with records of 8-2 straight up (SU) and 6-4 against the spread (ATS).

A little over half of Warriors games have finished over the O/U total. Moreover, Golden State is 10-1 SU and 7-4 ATS.

Klay Thompson has really been playing well recently for Golden State, averaging 24.4 points over the last five games.

The game should be a battle of strength against strength as the productive offense of Golden State (first in the NBA with an offensive efficiency of 119.4) takes on the elite defense of Milwaukee (second in the league with a defensive efficiency of 100.6). ,

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Golden State Warriors Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Warriors, ATS Winner – Warriors, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Bucks rank first in points allowed in the paint per game (39.4) while the Warriors rank sixth (44.4).
  • Milwaukee averages 41.1 three pointers per game, which ranks second in the NBA. Golden State ranks 28th in three pointers allowed per game (37.6).
  • The Bucks rank fourth in points off turnovers allowed per game (14.9) while the Warriors rank 17th (17.3).
  • Golden State ranks 13th in steals per game (7.8) while Milwaukee ranks 25th (5.7).
  • Milwaukee ranks third in fast break points allowed per game (10.9) while Golden State ranks 12th (12.7).
  • The Warriors rank first in rebounds allowed per game (40.1) while the Bucks rank 16th (45.3).
  • The Warriors rank second in blocks allowed per game (3.4) while the Bucks rank 13th (5.3).
  • Milwaukee ranks second in second chance points allowed per game (10.9) while Golden State ranks sixth (11.6).
  • Milwaukee ranks third in assists per game (26.4) while Golden State ranks 17th in assists allowed per game (23.8).
  • When allowing under 100 points, Golden State is 1-0 and Milwaukee is 2-0.
  • The Bucks are 8-2 when they score above 100 points, while the Warriors are 10-0.
  • Golden State is 5-1 ATS at home, while Milwaukee is 1-3 ATS on the road.
  • Of the Bucks’ 4 road games, they have 2 overs and 2 unders.
  • In 6 home games, the Warriors have 4 unders and 2 overs.
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  • In their last five games, Milwaukee and Golden State have both had 3 overs and 2 unders.
  • The Warriors are 4-1 ATS over their last five games, while the Bucks are 3-2.
  • During their last five games, the Warriors have scored an average of 126.6 points per game (3.1 above their season average) and allowed an average of 111.8 points per game (2.1 above their season average).
  • The Bucks’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 10.6, down from 12.7 for the season.