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

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Odds are against the Utah Jazz (35-37), who are a 7-point underdog when they square off with the Milwaukee Bucks (52-20) on March 24, 2023.

Bucks vs. Jazz Odds

  • Bucks odds to win: -300
  • Jazz odds to win: +250
  • Spread: Bucks (-7)

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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 they have played as at least 7-point favorites this season, the Bucks are 10-13 against the spread.

The Jazz are 11-2 against the spread when an underdog by 7 points or more this year.

Milwaukee has gone 39-28-5 ATS this season.

The Jazz have a 40-32-0 record against the spread this season.

Bucks Stats & Insights

The Bucks outscore opponents by 4.3 points per game (scoring 116.4 points per game to rank ninth in the league while giving up 112.1 per contest to rank fifth in the NBA) and have a +313 scoring differential overall.

The Bucks win the rebound battle by 4.5 boards on average. They collect 48.9 rebounds per game, which ranks first in the league, while their opponents pull down 44.4 per contest.

Milwaukee hits 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 been much better offensively at home, where they average 119.9 points per game, compared to on the road, where they average 112.8 per game. Defensively, they are slightly better at home, where they concede 111.9 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they let opponents to average 112.3 per game.

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz have a -4 scoring differential, putting up 117.4 points per game (sixth in league) and conceding 117.4 (22nd in NBA).

Utah wins the rebound battle by 2.3 boards on average. It records 45.6 rebounds per game, fifth in the league, while its opponents grab 43.3.

The Jazz make 13.8 three-pointers per game (fifth-most in the league) while shooting 35.9% from deep (17th 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 allow 113.7 points per 100 possessions (20th in NBA).

At home, Utah averages 118.6 points per game. Away, it scores 116.2.

Bucks Key Players to Watch

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

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

Lauri Markkanen puts up 25.7 points per game and also tacks on 8.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest.

This season, Walker Kessler is averaging 8.6 points, 0.9 assists and 8.3 rebounds per game.

Markkanen makes 3.1 treys per game.

Kelly Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game are important to the Jazz’s defensive effort.

Bucks vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 7)
  • Prediction:
    Bucks 118 – Jazz 114

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