Denver favored by 6 against Milwaukee on Tuesday
Milwaukee Bucks vs Denver Nuggets Odds
The Nuggets will be trying to slam the Bucks on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Pepsi Center in NBA betting action.
This season the Nuggets are 30-18 overall and 28-20 ATS against the number, while the Bucks are 25-21 and 23-22-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Denver is 28-20 on the OU, and Milwaukee is 24-22.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 13-rated Bucks taking on the No. 7-rated Nuggets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 103-100 win for the Nuggets on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 2-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 6-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 21 in the league with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 6.6 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bucks own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 97 points per game when playing on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring on their home court.
The Bucks were a 107-98 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Magic. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites, while the total score (205) made winners of OVER bettors. Monta Ellis scored 21 points and chipped in with 11 assists for Milwaukee on Saturday, leading the Bucks to a 107-98 victory over Orlando at Bradley Center.
Denver won its last outing, a 113-98 result against the Hornets on February 1. The Nuggets covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite, while the 211 combined points took the game OVER the total. Denver got 24 points from Andre Iguodala en route to a 113-98 victory over New Orleans on Friday at Pepsi Center.
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 5-5
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few Bucks at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 15 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 11 games when playing Denver
Milwaukee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Denver's last 10 games
Milwaukee at Utah, Wednesday, February 6
Denver home to Chicago, Thursday, February 7