In this high caliber duel between two teams coming off multiple wins and sitting within the playoff places of their respective conference, the sixth in the West Utah Jazz (35-26), are hosting the league leaders Milwaukee Bucks (48-14), with both teams having won their last three and seven games respectively and looking to extend those winning streaks tonight.
Date/Time: 03-02-2019, 21:00 EDT
Spread: Utah Jazz -2
Utah Jazz have a 35-26 record (32-27-2 against the spread) so far this season and are currently sit in the 6th place of the West. They have three consecutive wins and in their last game they won on the road against the Nuggets with a 111-104 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Donovan Mitchell with 22.9 ppg, adding 4.1 boards and 4.1 dimes per game. He is followed by Rudy Gobert with 15.5 ppg and a team high 12.8 boards per game.
Milwaukee Bucks have a 48-14 record (36-23-3 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the first place of the whole NBA. They have won 13 of their last 14 matches and in their last game they won on the road against the Lakers with a 131-120 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Giannis Antetokounmpo with 26.8 ppg, adding team highs both in dimes made with 5.9 and in boards grabbed with 12.6 per game. He is followed by Kris Middleton with 17.4 ppg, 5.9 boards and 4.2 dimes per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Bucks won at home with a 114-102 score. Jazz have a 20-10 home record, while the Bucks are 23-9 on the road. Bucks are better offensively, scoring 117.6 ppg to Jazz’s 110.1, while Jazz are better defensively, allowing 106.6 to Bucks’ 108. Bucks have better percentages both in field goals (48% to 46.1%) and in 3-pointers (35.1% to 34.8%). They are also better in boards grabbed (49 to 45.8), in dimes made (26.3 to 25.1) and in turnovers committed (13.4 to 14.8). It is going to be a close game and Vegas odds give the Jazz a -2 spread and expect them to beat the odds as the Bucks are playing the second night of a back-to-back set.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Utah Jazz -2 (-110)
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