Bucks vs Nuggets Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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The Milwaukee Bucks (30-17) host the Denver Nuggets (34-14) on January 25, 2023 at Fiserv Forum. The Bucks are big favorites, by 12.5 points, in a contest featuring one of the league’s top defensive teams (the Bucks) against one of the most effective offensive teams (the Nuggets). The over/under for the matchup is 227.5 points.

How to bet Bucks vs. Nuggets

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Denver Nuggets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 12.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -707 odds to pick up the win, while the Nuggets are listed at +521 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 227.5 points.

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Bucks vs. Nuggets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ALT
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Arena: Fiserv Forum

Bucks vs. Nuggets Betting Trends

The Bucks are 25-19-3 against the spread this season. Milwaukee has been the favorite in 35 games this season and has come away with the win 26 times (74.3%) in those contests. Bucks games this year have hit the over 23 times in 48 opportunities (47.9%).

The Nuggets are 24-22-2 against the spread this season. Denver has won six of the 10 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (60%). The Nuggets have gone over the point total 45.8% of the time this year (22 of 48 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Bucks Leaders
Giannis Antetokounmpo 36 30.9 11.9 5.3 0.8 0.9 0.8
Jrue Holiday 36 19.5 4.9 7.4 1.4 0.4 2.4
Brook Lopez 46 14.7 6.3 1.2 0.5 2.5 2
Khris Middleton 8 10.8 2.5 4.4 0.5 0.1 1.6
Grayson Allen 43 10.7 3.6 2.6 0.8 0.2 1.8


Nuggets Leaders
Nikola Jokic 42 25.1 11 9.9 1.4 0.6 0.9
Jamal Murray 41 19.1 4.1 5.7 1 0.2 2.2
Aaron Gordon 43 16.6 6.7 2.6 0.8 0.8 1
Michael Porter Jr. 32 16.2 5.7 1.1 0.6 0.5 2.7
Nah’Shon Hyland 39 12.3 2.1 3.1 0.7 0.3 2.3
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Bucks vs. Nuggets Injury Report

Nuggets: Nah’Shon Hyland: Questionable (Finger), Jamal Murray: Out (Injury Management), Nikola Jokic: Out (Hamstring), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Out (Wrist), Michael Porter: Out (Personal), Collin Gillespie: Out (Lower Leg)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

So far this season, Milwaukee is averaging 113.2 points per game (18th-ranked in NBA) and allowing 111.8 points per contest (seventh-ranked). The Bucks post 118.3 points per game at home, compared to 108.3 points per game in road games, a difference of 10 points per contest. The Bucks have been racking up 114.9 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 113.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Milwaukee ranks top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking fifth-best in the league with 14.2 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 17th with a 35.7% shooting percentage from downtown. The Bucks are attempting 50.1 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 55.8% of the shots they’ve taken (and 65.5% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 39.7 treys per contest, which are 44.2% of their shots (and 34.5% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets

In 2022-23, Denver is seventh in the NBA offensively (116.9 points scored per game) and 13th on defense (112.6 points conceded). The Nuggets are scoring more points at home (119.7 per game) than on the road (113.5). The Nuggets are posting 117.9 points per contest over their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 116.9.

Denver is 12th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.2 per game) and best in 3-point percentage (39.7%). The Nuggets attempt 35.7% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 27.8% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 64.3% of their shots, with 72.2% of their makes coming from there.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Nuggets, and we predict that Nuggets will cover the spread (Bucks -12.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227.5 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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