Bucks host Jazz in basketball action
Utah Jazz vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
The Bucks will be trying to slam the Jazz on Monday when the teams tip off at Bradley Center in NBA betting action.
The Bucks bring a 29-28 record (27-29-1 ATS) to the battle against the 32-27 Jazz, who are 28-30-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 28-29 so far and the Jazz go 28-30-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bucks - Jazz odds would favor the Bucks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 13 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Jazz sit at No. 16. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 99-98 win for the Jazz.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee's No. 13-ranked offense (98.3 PPG) against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 17 at 98.5 PPG. The Bucks have averaged 43.6% from the field per game, less than the Jazz have managed so far this season (45.2% on average).
Defensively, the Jazz feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.7 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the league in scoring at home.
The Jazz were a 98-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bobcats. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (166) made winners of UNDER bettors. Charlotte was run off the court by the Jazz on Friday as Utah blasted the Bobcats 98-68 at EnergySolutions Arena.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 122-114 winner at home against the Raptors. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (236) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bucks got a 29-point performance from Ersan Ilyasova, who added 11 rebounds as Milwaukee ran past Toronto 122-114 on Saturday at Bradley Center.
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Charlotte are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Jazz at Bucks trends to consider:
Utah is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Utah's last 16 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 16 games when playing at home against Utah
Utah at Cleveland, Wednesday, March 6
Milwaukee at LA Clippers, Wednesday, March 6