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In their games this season, the Bucks have had an average over/under line of 239.5 points, which is the same as today’s line. Their games have averaged a combined 244.5 points, and their over/under record for the season is 28-18.
Out of their 46 games, Milwaukee has been favored in 44 of them. As underdogs, they have gone 0-2 straight-up and 1-1 against the spread. When favored, their ATS record is 17-27.
On the road, the Bucks are 11-9 this season and have won their last two games away from home. Against the spread, they are 8-12 on the road and 18-28 overall.
The Bucks are 32-14 on the season, which is the best record in the Central Division and 2nd in the Eastern Conference. In their last game, they defeated the Pelicans by a score of 141-117. Milwaukee covered the spread as 3.5-point favorites.
The champ wants to beat the freak
The Nuggets have gone 19-26 against the spread this season, and they are favored by 4.5 points today. Their ATS record at home is 11-10, and they have failed to cover in their last two home games.
At home, Denver has an average scoring margin of +9.8 points per game. This year, they are 18-4 at home and have won four straight games at home.
Based on the NBA standings, in the Western Conference, the Nuggets are currently in 4th place with a record of 32-15. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 17-10 compared to 15-5 in non-conference games.
Denver’s O/U record for the season is 17-29-1, and the under has hit in their last five games. This year, their games have averaged 226.1 points per game compared to today’s line of 239.5.
In their last game, the Nuggets beat the 76ers by a score of 111-105. They were favored by 13 points in that game and are now 30-12 as the favorite this season. The O/U line for that game was 225.5.
In a battle between the champions and the team of the Greek Freak, let’s see the Bucks vs Nuggets Prediction.
|MILWAUKEE BUCKS vs DENVER NUGGETS
|Location of the Game: Ball Arena, Denver
|Date and Time: Monday, January 29th 9:00 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NBA Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Milwaukee Bucks 125 – Denver Nuggets 116
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Bucks +4.5 | ML Bucks +151 | OVER 239.5
Bucks vs Nuggets Prediction Odds
Milwaukee Bucks Game Analysis
When it comes to scoring, the Milwaukee Bucks are one of the most potent offenses in the league, averaging 124.4 points per game (2nd). Interestingly, they have actually been even better on the road, averaging 122.8 points per game (1st).
Overall, the Bucks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 78.3% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 3rd in the league at 49%.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Bucks are 8th in both three-point percentage (37%) and three-point attempts per game (8th). They are also one of the top free-throw shooting teams, ranking 2nd in both free throws made and attempted.
So far this season, the Milwaukee Bucks have been a middle of the pack defensive team, coming in 24th in the NBA in points allowed per game at 120.1. Over their last five games, they have been slightly better, ranking 18th in the league in points allowed at 118.6. On the road, Milwaukee has given up 121.4 points per game, which is also 24th in the NBA.
When it comes to defending the three-point line, the Bucks have been one of the better teams in the league, ranking 9th in three-point shooting percentage allowed at 34.6%. Opponents have made fewer threes than their season average in 52.2% of games vs. Milwaukee.
On the glass, the Bucks have been a top-10 rebounding team, coming in 9th at 44.6 rebounds per game. They have been particularly good on the defensive glass, ranking 2nd in the NBA in defensive rebounds per game. Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo, could be part of tonight’s matchup, in another game to increase their NBA player stats.
Denver Nuggets Game Analysis
When playing at home, the Denver Nuggets are averaging 120.1 points per game, which is 9th in the league. Overall, they are 17th in scoring at 115.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Denver is 4th in the NBA at 49%.
So far this season, the Nuggets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 48.9% of their games. However, they have struggled from the free-throw line, ranking 26th in both free throw attempts and makes.
Denver’s offensive style is centered around getting to the rim, as they are 2nd in two-pointers made and 3rd in attempts. However, they are just 28th in three-point attempts and 26th in free throw attempts.
When it comes to defense, the Denver Nuggets have been one of the best in the league this season, ranking 6th in points allowed per game at 111.0. They have been especially stingy from beyond the arc, allowing opponents to shoot just 35.8% from three, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Over their last five games, the Nuggets have been even better, ranking 2nd in three-point percentage allowed at 30.4%. In terms of overall field goal percentage allowed during this stretch, they are 15th, giving up 48.2% shooting.
When it comes to rebounding, Denver is 11th in the league, but just 13th in defensive rebounds per game. They are also 16th in blocked shots per game and 23rd in steals per contest. Based on the NBA Injury Report, Vlatko Cancar and Julian Strawther are out due to knee injuries.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Denver Nuggets Head-to-Head
The last five times that the Nuggets have hosted the Bucks, they have an above .500 record at 3-2. The Bucks have been the team to bet on of late in the head-to-head games between the Bucks and Nuggets as Milwaukee is a perfect 0-3 vs. the spread in that stretch.
The last three times that the Nuggets have hosted the Bucks, the over/under record is 1-2 with the teams combining for an average of 233 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.