Atlanta Hawks (18-39) at Milwaukee Bucks (31-24)
NBA: Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. ET
The Atlanta Hawks hit the road to take on the Milwaukee Bucks for a Tuesday night contest. On Oct. 29, the Bucks beat the Hawks 117-106. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 33 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists. Atlanta has won three of their last five games. The Hawks are 20th in the league in scoring (104 ppg), and 23rd in defense (108.1 ppg). Dennis Schroder leads the Hawks as he is averaging 19.6 points and 6.4 assists. Milwaukee has won four of their last five games. The Bucks are 18th in scoring (104.4 ppg), and 11th in points allowed (104.3 ppg). Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks as he is putting up 27.9 points and 10.3 rebounds.
Hawks top Pistons in shootout
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 118-115 on Sunday afternoon. Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with 23 points and seven assists. Dewayne Dedmon went for 20 points and 13 rebounds. The Hawks shot 49 percent from the field and the Pistons shot 46 percent. Detroit out-rebounded Atlanta 40-35 in the contest. The Hawks shot 49 percent from the field and the Pistons shot 46 percent. Ersan Ilyasova finished with 19 points and five rebounds in the win. Kent Bazemore and Malcolm Delaney added 10 points and five assists apiece. The team had trouble containing Andre Drummond who had 25 points and 15 rebounds. The Pistons committed 15 turnovers and the Hawks had 13.
Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to win
On Saturday night, the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Orlando Magic 111-104. Milwaukee outscored Orlando 61-50 in the second half to take command of the game. Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee as he had 32 points and five assists. Khris Middleton led the Bucks with 21 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists. The Bucks shot 52 percent from the field and the Magic shot 45 percent. Eric Bledsoe finished with 18 points and eight assists in the win. Thon Maker added 13 points in 26 minutes as he replaced John Henson (hamstring) in the starting lineup. Milwaukee had trouble containing Mario Hezonja who had 23 points on 8-of-16 shooting. Each team committed 12 turnovers in the contest.
The Atlanta Hawks are:
- 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 Tuesday games.
- 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
- 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
The Milwaukee Bucks are:
- 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. NBA Southeast.
- 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
- 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games.
Milwaukee will get a big game from Middleton and Antetokounmpo in a road win. However, I expect Bazemore and Schroder to keep Atlanta in this one.