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Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks: Match Prediction, Injury Report and How to Watch| 12 December 2021

NBA Matchup: Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks

Date: 12 December 2021

Time: 12:00 PM ET

The Milwaukee Bucks take on New York Knicks in their third match of the 2021-22 NBA season. Milwaukee defeated Knicks 112-100 last time these two teams faced in New York. 

Milwaukee Bucks season so far

The Milwaukee Bucks have emerged as an eastern conference after a difficult to start the season. The Cream City is currently third in the east behind the Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls. Bucks in their last 10 games have an 8-2 record and averaging 115.8 points, 49.8 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Milwaukee has allowed 104.9 points and is the fifth-best defensive team in the league.

 

In their last game, the Bucks snapped the Houston Rockets’ seven-gaming winning streak as Giannis Antetekoumpo dropped 41 points and 17 rebounds. The Greek Freak has been unstoppable with averages of 27.3 points over the last 10 games for Milwaukee. Jrue Holiday is averaging 15.9 points and 6.1 assists for the Bucks.

New York Knicks season so far

The New York Knicks have heavily declined after a promising start to the season. The Knickerbockers have lost eight out of their last 10 games as they have scored 103.9 points, 46.1 rebounds, 19.8 assists, 6.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.2% from the field. New York is floundering on the defensive end as their opponents have averaged 108.2 points per game.

 

Julius Randle has been the leader of the New York Knicks as he is averaging 19.5 points, 10 rebounds and 5.2 assists. He is shooting 43% from the field and 33.1% from beyond the arc which are drop-offs from the last season. Evan Fournier has been one of the best shooters on the Knicks as he is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for New York. 

Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks Match Prediction

The Milwaukee Bucks are clear favourites to win the game against New York Knicks in the Maddison Square Garden. Bucks are one the most consistent teams in the NBA as they have the second-best offensive rating combined with the fifth-best defense in the league. In comparison to the Knicks who are the 21st-ranked offense with a 17th ranked defense. Hence, the Cream City will their third game against New York in the 2021-22 season. Historically, the Bucks have dominated the fixture with 117 Wins out of the 122 games. 

Injury report

Milwaukee Bucks  

George Hill – Knee – Expected to be out until at least Dec 12

Donte DiVincenzo – Ankle – Expected to be out until at least Dec 15

Brook Lopez – Back – Expected to be out until at least Mar 1

Semi Ojeleye – Calf – Expected to be out until at least Dec 15

New York Knick

No injuries reported

How to watch Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks?

MSG Networks and Bally Sports Wisconsin will air Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks live locally. The NBA League Pass will also live-stream the match. 

Also read: NBA Trade Rumors: Ben Simmons Trade to Portland Trail Blazers Seems More and More Likely Each Passing Day

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