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Bucks visit Jazz in NBA clash

Milwaukee BucksUtah Jazz
Jan 3, 9:00 PM | EnergySolutions Arena

Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz Odds

2-2TEAM RECORD2-3

The Jazz will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Bucks tip off at EnergySolutions Arena on Tuesday in NBA play.

The Bucks will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 1-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Jazz are 1-4 ATS. Milwaukee is 1-2-1 on the totals; Utah is 3-2.

View Milwaukee vs Utah Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Jazz installed as 2-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 191.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jazz rated this week at No. 23 and the Bucks sitting at No. 30. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 99-85 result in favor of the Bucks today.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Utah's No. 20-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 27 in the league with 4.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 21 with 5.8 per outing.

Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.5 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 91-86 loser as they battled the Nuggets on the road. The Bucks failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 177 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Stephen Jackson scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Bucks to victory (they lost 91-86 to Denver at Pepsi Center on Monday).

In their last action, Utah was a 94-90 winner at home against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (184) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Utah earned a 94-90 victory over New Orleans on Monday, getting 22 points from Al Jefferson at EnergySolutions Arena.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Sacramento are 2-8
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 3-7
After playing New Orleans are 8-2
After a win are 2-8

A few Bucks at Jazz trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Milwaukee's last 15 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing on the road against Utah
Milwaukee is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Utah is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Utah's last 15 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah's last 9 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Sacramento, Thursday, January 5
Utah home to Memphis, Friday, January 6

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