Bucks Vs Magic Preview: Starting Lineups, Odds, Predictions, TV, Injuries | NBA 4/9/18

Bucks Vs Magic Preview: Starting Lineups, Odds, Predictions, TV, Injuries | NBA 4/9/18

Published on April 09, 2018 at 1:35 AM EDT

Updated on April 09, 2018 at 1:47 AM EDT

Home Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Away Team: Orlando Magic
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Arena: BMO Harris Bradley Center
When is Game Time? 8:00 PM ET – 04/09/2018

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Game Preview Notes

The Milwaukee Bucks (43-37) host the Orlando Magic (24-56) on Monday at 8:00 PM ET. This is their first meeting since March 14th 2018, a game Orlando Magic won by the score of 126-117 (Simmons: Career-high 35 points).

Betting Odds

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Probable Starting Lineups & Matchups

Milwaukee Bucks Preview

Milwaukee won their last game against the New York Knicks, 115 – 102; Bledsoe, Parker, Henson post double-doubles. The Bucks enter this contest with a 6-4 record in their last 10 games and a 24-16 mark at home. Khris Middleton led the Bucks with 22 points in their last game against the knicks. He went 8-of-22 from the field, for a 36.4% field goal percentage; 6/6 from the line. In 36 minutes, Middleton’s stat line came out to 22 points, 4 assists, 6 rebounds and 1 block with 2 turnovers.

The Bucks rank highly on steals per game (#3), field goal percentage (#3) and blocks per game (#5). The team needs work on offensive rebounds per game (#29), defensive rebounds per game (#29) and three point percentage (#20).

Bucks Betting Trends

 

The Bucks have played 8 games during the last two weeks. In that time, their win-loss record is 5-3 with an average point differential of 1.6. Their record against the spread is 5-3, with an average pre-game line of -1.5 and an average 0.1 against the spread.

The Bucks and their opponents’ final score has beaten the Over/Under 6 times, while falling under 2 times. The Over/Under lines have averaged 216.8 in the past two weeks and their games have resulted in an Over/Under average of 6.8.

 

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Orlando Magic Preview

Orlando is in the middle of a 2 game losing streak, after their loss to the Toronto Raptors, 112 – 101; Miles: 22 points off bench. The Magic have a 3-7 record during their last 10-game stretch and are 8-32 in away games this season. Aaron Gordon led the Magic in scoring against their last opponent, the raptors. He contributed with 16 points, 3 assists, 2 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 block and 2 threes with 1 turnover in 26 minutes. Gordon shot 6 for 12 in the game, hitting 50.0% of his attempts from the field (2/5 from the line, 2/6 from three-point range).

The Magic rank well in assists per game (#10), blocks per game (#14) and turnovers per game (#17). Their weakest areas are three point percentage (#26), offensive rebounds per game (#25) and defensive rebounds per game (#24).

Magic Betting Trends

 

The Magic have played 0 games during the last two weeks. In that time, their win-loss record is 0-0 with an average point differential of NAN. Their record against the spread is 0-0, with an average pre-game line of NAN and an average NAN against the spread.

The Magic and their opponents’ final score has beaten the Over/Under 0 times, while falling under 0 times. The Over/Under lines have averaged NAN in the past two weeks and their games have resulted in an Over/Under average of NAN.

 

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Bucks: Injuries & Game-Time Decisions

  • Joakim Noah
  • Enes Kanter
  • Tim Hardaway
  • K. Porzingis
  • Emmanuel Mudiay
  • Troy Williams
  • Ron Baker

Magic: Injuries & Game-Time Decisions

  • Jose Calderon
  • George Hill
  • Rodney Hood
  • VS
  • 106.7 106.8 48% 36% 78% 39.6 8.3 31.3 23.2 13.7 21.5 8.8 5.4
  • PPG OPPG FG% 3P% FT% REB OREB DREB APG TOPG PFPG SPG BPG
  • 103.6 108.5 45% 35% 76% 41.6 8.9 32.7 23.5 14.4 19.2 7.6 4.9

Top Fantasy Players

Giannis Antetokounmpo is the top fantasy basketball player for the Bucks with a season average of 52 fantasy points per game. He has averaged 27.1 PTS, 10 REB, 4.8 AST, 1.5 STL and 1.4 BLK with 3 TO. Khris Middleton has an average of 35.26 fantasy points per game on the season. He’s averaging 20.4 PTS, 5.3 REB, 4 AST, 1.4 STL and 0.2 BLK with 2.3 TO for the 2017-2018 season.

Nikola Vucevic is the best player on the Magic team from a fantasy basketball perspective, with 37.21 fantasy points per game. He’s averaged 16.7 PTS, 9.3 REB, 3.3 AST, 1 STL, 1.1 BLK and 1.9 TO this season. Aaron Gordon has 34.6 fantasy points per game. He’s averaged 17.8 PTS, 8 REB, 2.4 AST, 1 STL, 0.8 BLK and 1.8 TO on the season.

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