Golden State Warriors vs Milwaukee Bucks Spread and Prediction

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Golden State Warriors vs Milwaukee Bucks

Two teams from opposing conferences are clashing today, when the Milwaukee Bucks (22-18), who are unable to find a rhythm for the past month, are hosting the West leaders and defending champions Golden State Warriors (33-9), who want to bounce back after being defeated in their latest matchup.

Date/Time:  01-12-2018, 20:00 EDT

Spread: Milwaukee Bucks +6

Total: +222.5

Bucks have a 22-18 record (17-18-5 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit on the 6th place of the East. In their last game they won at home against the Magic with a 110-103 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Giannis Antetokounmpo with 28.7 ppg, adding team highs both in rebounding with 10 per game and in assists made with 4.6 per game. He is followed by Khris Middleton with 20.3 ppg, 5 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.

Warriors have a 33-9 record (19-22-1 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit on the first place of the West. In their last game they saw a five-game winning streak getting snapped by losing at home against the Clippers with a 106-125 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Stephen Curry with 27.9 ppg, adding 5.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game but he is out with an injury. He is followed by Kevin Durant with 26.3 ppg and 7 rebounds per game.

Warriors won both games against the Bucks last season (by 25 points at home and by 3 on the road). Bucks are 14-7 at home so far this season, while Warriors are 17-3 on the road. Warriors have the best offense in the league, scoring 115.7 ppg to Bucks’ 106 while Bucks are better defensively, allowing 106.3 ppg to Warriors’ 106.6. Warriors lead the league in FG percentage, shooting with 50.7% to Bucks’ third-best of 48.7%, in 3-point percentage, shooting with 39% to Bucks’ 35.1% and in assists made, with 30.7 to Bucks’ 22.8, while Bucks are better in turnovers committed (13.6 to 16). Bucks pose no threat to the Warriors even at home and without Curry and Vegas odds give Warriors a -6 spread which they are expected to beat for the road win today.

Golden State Warriors vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction: Golden State Warriors -6 (-110)

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Nikos Lagouretos

Nikos Lagouretos

My name is Nikos Lagouretos, I am 35 years old from Greece and I have been a basketball enthusiast for almost 25 years, having played semi-pro myself. All those years i have seen countless games, done a ton of reading and statistical analysis and I thought it was about time to put them to some good use.I provide analysis, predictions and specialize in NBA, WNBA and almost every domestic and international club league of Europe.
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