Bucks vs Jazz Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Friday, March 24, 2023

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The Milwaukee Bucks (52-20) visit the Utah Jazz (35-37) on March 24, 2023 at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Bucks are nine-point favorites for this contest featuring a pair of the best shooting squads in the NBA, as the Bucks make 14.8 3-pointers per game (fourth in league), and the Jazz make 13.8 (fifth). A 236.5-point over/under has been set in the matchup.

How to bet Bucks vs. Jazz

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Utah Jazz Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -394 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +308 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 236.5 points.

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Bucks vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, March 24, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SN-RM
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena

Bucks vs. Jazz Betting Trends

The Bucks have played 72 games, with 39 wins against the spread. Milwaukee has been the favorite in 59 games this season and has come away with the win 48 times (81.4%) in those contests. The Bucks have gone over the point total in 47.2% of their opportunities this year (34 times in 72 games with a set point total).

The Jazz have played 72 games, with 40 wins against the spread. Utah has won 18 of the 38 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (47.4%). Jazz games this season have gone over the total in 42 of 72 opportunities (58.3%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Bucks

Bucks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 57 31.2 11.9 5.5 0.7 0.8 0.8
Jrue Holiday 60 19 5 7.3 1.2 0.4 2.3
Brook Lopez 70 15.6 6.6 1.3 0.5 2.5 1.8
Bobby Portis 61 13.9 9.6 1.6 0.4 0.2 1.2
Grayson Allen 66 10.6 3.3 2.3 0.8 0.2 2

Jazz

Jazz Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kelly Olynyk 60 12.1 5.8 3.4 0.9 0.6 1.4
Kris Dunn 12 12 4.4 5.2 1.3 0.5 0.8
Talen Horton-Tucker 58 9.2 3 3.4 0.6 0.5 0.8
Walker Kessler 68 8.6 8.3 0.9 0.4 2.3 0
Ochai Agbaji 47 6.8 2 0.9 0.3 0.2 1.3
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Bucks: Serge Ibaka: Out (Personal), Khris Middleton: Out (Injury Management), Jae Crowder: Out (Calf), Goran Dragic: Out (Knee), Meyers Leonard: Out (Calf)

Jazz: Russell Westbrook: Out (Not With Team), Collin Sexton: Out (Hamstring), Jordan Clarkson: Out (Hand), Johnny Juzang: Probable (Hip Flexor), Rudy Gay: Out (Lower Back), Lauri Markkanen: Out (Hand)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee sports a top-five defense this year, ranking fifth-best in the league with 112.1 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks ninth with 116.4 points scored per contest. The Bucks are averaging 119.9 points per game this season in home games, which is 7.1 more points than they’re averaging on the road (112.8). The Bucks’ offense has been much better over their last 10 games, racking up 123.5 points per contest compared to the 116.4 they’ve averaged this season.

Milwaukee ranks fourth-best in the NBA by making 14.8 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks 11th in the league at 36.6%. Of the shots attempted by the Bucks in 2022-23, 55.2% of them have been two-pointers (65.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 44.8% have been threes (34.8%).

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What you need to know about the Utah Jazz

With 117.4 points scored per game and 117.4 points conceded, Utah is sixth in the NBA offensively and 22nd on defense. At home, the Jazz score 118.6 points per game. On the road, they score 116.2. While the Jazz are putting up 117.4 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that over their last 10 games, tallying 115.8 points per contest.

Beyond the arc, Utah is fifth-best in the league in 3-pointers made per game (13.8). It is 16th in 3-point percentage at 35.9%. The Jazz take 43% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 32.7% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 57% of their shots, with 67.3% of their makes coming from there.

Our pick to win this contest is the Bucks, and we predict that Jazz will cover the spread (Bucks -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 236.5 points.

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You can bet on Bucks vs. Jazz at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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