Tuesday NBA: Atlanta at Milwakee

Atlanta Hawks +7.5 at Milwaukee Bucks Total: 208

Atlanta, fresh of a surprise win over the surging Detroit Pistons, head to Milwaukee on Tuesday to face off against the Bucks. Atlanta is currently a 7.5 underdog to Milwaukee. The Bucks return home after a 91-85 loss to the Miami Heat. Giannis Antetokounmpolis scored 23 points in the loss, with point guard Eric Bledsoe adding 19.

The Hawks are scoring 104 points per game so far this season, en route to a 18-39 record overall and a 29-26-2 record against the spread. Atlanta has given up 108.1 PPG, and are 27-29-1 on totals at this point in the season. On defense, the Hawks have held their opponents to a 47.3% field goal percentage, 37.6% from three point land. They are creating 15.3 turnovers per game , and blocking 5.3 shots per game. Their assist to turnover ratio is 1.61. The Hawks are shooting 45.1% from the field so far this season, with a 37% success rate from beyond the three point line. Their overall rebound percentage is 48.5%; its offense rebound rate is 22.2% with the defense collecting 75.1% of their opponent’s misses. The Hawks are shooting 79.7% at the free throw line this year.

Milwaukee is 31-24 on the season, averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 104.3. They are 25-25-5 against the spread, with their over/under record 27-26-2. When their opponents have the ball, the Bucks are allowing 46.4% shooting from the field, including 36.2% from the three point line. Its defensive rebounding rate off those misses is 77%, and the team is averaging 6.9 steals and 4 blocks per game so far this season. On offense, the Bucks are shooting 47.8% from the field, including 35% from deep. Their free throw percentage so far this season is 77.3%, and they have gotten rebounds off their own misses 19.2% of the time. Milwaukee has turned the ball over 13 times per game this year, and have seen their shots blocked an average of 5.2 times per game.