Bucks vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, March 24, 2023

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Bucks vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 24, 2023

NBA Predictions

Milwaukee is a 9.5-point favorite against Utah when the Giannis Antetokounmpo-led Bucks (52-20) and Kelly Olynyk’s Jazz (35-37) square off on March 24, 2023. The matchup’s point total is 236.5.

Bucks vs. Jazz Odds

  • Bucks odds to win: -408
  • Jazz odds to win: +318
  • Spread: Bucks (-9.5)
  • Total: 236.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 24, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and BSWI

Who Will Win Bucks vs. Jazz?

Bucks and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Bucks have a 5-9 record against the spread when favored by 9.5 points or more this season.

The Jazz have a 3-0 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 9.5 points or more.

The Bucks and the Jazz combine to average 2.7 fewer points per game than the total of 236.5 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 229.5 points per game, 7.0 fewer than the point total in this game.

The average total the Bucks have had set in matchups this season is 8.0 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

The average point total for Utah this season is 1.7 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Milwaukee is 39-28-5 against the spread this season.

So far this season, the Jazz have compiled a 40-32-0 record against the spread.

Bucks Stats & Insights

The Bucks are outscoring opponents by 4.3 points per game with a +313 scoring differential overall. They put up 116.4 points per game (ninth in the NBA) and give up 112.1 per contest (fifth in the league).

The Bucks win the rebound battle by an average of 4.5 boards. They are grabbing 48.9 rebounds per game (first in the league) compared to their opponents’ 44.4 per contest.

Milwaukee makes 14.8 three-pointers per game (fourth-most in the league) at a 36.6% rate (11th in the NBA), compared to the 11.9 per game its opponents make at a 34.8% rate.

The Bucks rank ninth in the league by averaging 113.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are third in the NBA, allowing 108.2 points per 100 possessions.

The Bucks have scored at a much higher rate at home than on the road in the 2022-23 season (119.9 at home versus 112.8 on the road), though they have given up fewer points at home than on the road (111.9 opponent points per home game versus 112.3 on the road).

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz put up 117.4 points per game (sixth in league) while allowing 117.4 per outing (22nd in NBA). They have a -4 scoring differential.

Utah is fifth in the league at 45.6 rebounds per game. That’s 2.3 more than the 43.3 its opponents average.

The Jazz make 13.8 three-pointers per game (fifth-most in the league) while shooting 35.9% from beyond the arc (16th in NBA). They are making 1.6 more threes than their opponents, who drain 12.2 per game at 36.4%.

The Jazz average 113.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (12th in league), and concede 113.7 points per 100 possessions (20th in NBA).

Utah is scoring more points at home (118.6 per game) than away (116.2).

Bucks Key Players to Watch

Antetokounmpo averages 31.2 points, 11.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game.

Jrue Holiday’s averages this season are 19.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game.

Holiday makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Bucks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.

Holiday averages 1.2 steals per game, while Brook Lopez swats 2.5 shots per contest.

Jazz Key Players to Watch

The Jazz go-to guy, Olynyk, leads active Jazz players in both scoring (12.1 points per game) and assists (3.4 assists per game).

Walker Kessler’s per-game averages this season are 8.6 points, 0.9 assists and 8.3 rebounds.

Olynyk makes 1.4 treys per game.

Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game are key to the Jazz’s defensive production.

Bucks vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 9.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (236.5)

  • Prediction:
    Bucks 118 – Jazz 114

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