Odds are against Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz (35-37), who are an 8.5-point underdog when they hit the court against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (52-20) on March 24, 2023.
Bucks vs. Jazz Odds
- Bucks odds to win: -370
- Jazz odds to win: +295
- Spread: Bucks (-8.5)
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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
In games this season they were favored by 8.5 points or more, the Bucks have a 5-11 record against the spread.
When they have played as at least 8.5-point underdogs this season, the Jazz are 6-0 against the spread.
Milwaukee has a 39-28-5 record against the spread this season.
The Jazz’s ATS record is 40-32-0 this year.
Bucks Stats & Insights
The Bucks’ +313 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 116.4 points per game (ninth in the NBA) while allowing 112.1 per contest (fifth in the league).
The Bucks grab 48.9 rebounds per game (first in the league) while allowing 44.4 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 4.5 boards per game.
Milwaukee connects on 14.8 three-pointers per game (fourth-most in the league), 2.9 more than its opponents (11.9). It is shooting 36.6% from deep (11th in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 34.8%.
The Bucks record 113.8 points per 100 possessions (ninth in the league), while giving up 108.2 points per 100 possessions (third in the NBA).
The Bucks have scored at a much higher clip when playing at home than away from home in the 2022-23 season (119.9 at home versus 112.8 on the road), though they have allowed fewer points at home than away from home (111.9 opponent points per home game versus 112.3 on the road).
Jazz Stats & Insights
The Jazz have a -4 scoring differential, putting up 117.4 points per game (sixth in league) and giving up 117.4 (22nd in NBA).
Utah ranks 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) at a 35.9% rate (17th in NBA), compared to the 12.2 per game their opponents make, at a 36.4% rate.
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).
In 2022-23 Utah is averaging 2.4 more points per game at home (118.6) than on the road (116.2).
Bucks Key Players to Watch
Antetokounmpo averages 31.2 points, 11.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game.
Jrue Holiday averages 19 points per game while adding five rebounds and 7.3 assists for the Bucks.
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 has 2.5 blocks per contest.
Jazz Key Players to Watch
Markkanen tallies 25.7 points per game. He also contributes 8.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game this season.
Walker Kessler has per-game averages of 8.6 points, 0.9 assists and 8.3 rebounds this season.
Markkanen averages 3.1 made threes per game.
Kelly Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game are important to the Jazz’s defensive production.
Bucks vs. Jazz Prediction
- Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 8.5)
Bucks 118 – Jazz 114
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