MIL vs LAC Dream11: Milwaukee Bucks go into the home clash against the Los Angeles Clippers with the best streak in the whole NBA. But they face one of the toughest tests to maintain that envious run in Los Angeles Clippers and their stringent defence, which is the best in NBA at the moment.
Who will win today match: Form and the recent result:
As mentioned above, the Bucks hold the best run in NBA with 13 straight wins. The latest team to fell to them was the Detroit Pistons, who struggled to contain Giannis Antetokounmpo on both ends of the court. The Bucks lead the Eastern Conference ahead of Boston Celtics.
The Clippers come into this game with back-to-back wins over Washington Wizards and Portland Trail Blazers respectively. The Clippers boasts the best defensive record in NBA and their offence is at par with most of the team as well due to Paul George as well as the best sixth man Lou Williams.
This will be the 119th meeting between these two teams in the regular season. Here is how both the teams fared against each other;
Total Games: 118
Milwaukee Bucks: 66
Los Angeles Clippers: 52
While in terms of the most recent meetings, the Bucks have won the last two, but the Clippers three straight before those two wins for the Bucks.
Host: Milwaukee Bucks
Visitors: Los Angeles Clippers
Match Timing: December 07, @07:00 AM
Venue: Fiserv Forum
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Giannis Antetokounmpo: Bucks' game depends a lot on how Giannis Antetokounlpo plays. But so far, he has been as consistent as a player can ever dream of in any sport. The Greek freak hasn't let down anyone so far. He is a genuine contender for the back-to-back NBA MVP title.
Points Per Game: 31.1
Rebounds Per Game: 13.2
Assists Per Game: 5.5
Steals Per Game: 1.4
Blocks Per Game: 1.4
Kawhi Leonard: Kawhi is the reigning NBA Finals MVP. He is unique, for he can play defence at a very highest level, while his offence is as good as it comes. The former San Antonio Spurs star leads the charge for the team in points and steals.
Points Per Game: 25.0
Rebounds Per Game: 7.9
Assists Per Game: 5.3
Steals Per Game: 1.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.8
Paul George: He is the 2nd best player for the Clippers with 23.5 points per game. He can be deadly and is more than capable of outscoring and outshining both Giannis and Kawhi in this game.
Points Per Game: 23.5
Rebounds Per Game: 6.1
Assists Per Game: 3.5
Steals Per Game: 1.3
Blocks Per Game: 0.3
Lou Williams: Perhaps the best sixth man in NBA at the moment. He is averaging in the 20s.
Montrezl Harrell: Another big guy who come off the bench but gets starters' minutes and is racking up insane numbers.
Milwaukee Bucks Team News:
Sterling Brown (status doubtful) – Sterling (hamstring) was questionable ahead of Bucks' game against Detroit Pistons, but failed to shake off the injury. He remains a doubt.
Brook Lopez (status active) – Lopez (Back) returned to the starting five after a two-game absence and clocked 18 minutes. He is fit for this match.
Milwaukee Bucks squad: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Donte DiVincenzo, Wesley Matthews, Khris Middleton, D. J. Wilson, Kyle Korver, Brook Lopez, Eric Bledsoe, Robin Lopez, George Hill, Ersan İlyasova, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Pat Connaughton, Frank Mason
Los Angeles Clippers Team news:
Landry Shamet (status out) – Shamet (ankle) has been ruled out from the next game against the Bucks.
Rodney McGruder (status out) -McGruder will sit out another game with a hamstring injury. He is without a return date as of now, as per Clippers sources.
JaMychal Green (status doubtful) – Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said that Green (back injury) could be available for this game. He missed the last game due to the back injury.
Los Angeles Clippers squad: Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Lou Williams, Ivica Zubac, Montrezl Harrell, Patrick Beverley, Maurice Harkless, Terance Mann, Johnathan Motley, Patrick Patterson | Probales – Derrick Walton Jr., JaMychal Green, Jerome Robinson
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PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
SF: Khris Middleton
C: Brook Lopez / Robin Lopez
PG: Eric Bledsoe
SG: Wesley Matthews
Los Angeles Clippers:
PF: Kawhi Leonard
SF: Maurice Harkless
C: Ivica Zubac
PG: Patrick Beverley
SG: Paul George
Milwaukee Bucks: D. J. Wilson, George Hill, Pat Connaughton, Kyle Korver, Ersan İlyasova, Robin Lopez, Frank Mason III, Donte DiVincenzo, Dragan Bender, Thanasis Antetokounmpo
Los Angeles Clippers: Lou Williams, Montrezl Harrell, Terance Mann, Jerome Robinson, Patrick Patterson, Derrick Walton Jr., Mfiondu Kabengele
It's always difficult to predict when two teams of this pedigree bump into each other. But Clippers'away form must be taken into account. They are 3-5 on the road, and no away game is tougher than the Fiserv Forum.
We back the Bucks to get a win here.