Milwaukee Bucks vs. Utah Jazz: 1/8/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on January 8, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (5-3) are favored (-6) to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the Utah Jazz (4-4) at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Fiserv Forum. The matchup airs on SportsNet RM. The matchup has a point total of 231.5.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Jazz Betting Information
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Head to Head

Utah holds a 7-3 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Milwaukee. The Jazz also hold a 2-0 advantage against the spread when playing the Bucks.

Bucks vs Jazz in 2020-21
DateFavoriteHome TeamSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
11/25/2019BucksBucks-9226.5-449352Regular Season122-118 MIL
11/8/2019BucksJazz-2.5217.5-135112Regular Season103-100 UTA
3/2/2019JazzRegular Season115-111 UTA
1/7/2019BucksRegular Season114-102 MIL
12/9/2017BucksRegular Season117-100 MIL
11/25/2017JazzRegular Season121-108 UTA
2/24/2017BucksRegular Season109-95 UTA
2/1/2017JazzRegular Season104-88 UTA
3/20/2016BucksRegular Season94-85 UTA
2/5/2016JazzRegular Season84-81 UTA
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Bucks: Khris Middleton, George Hill Jazz: Rudy Gobert
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee been consistently inconsistent against the spread this season, posting a 4-4 record.
    • When favored by at least 6 points, the Bucks have put up a 3-3 record ATS.
    • More often than not, Milwaukee and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 6 of 8 chances this season.
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Jazz Betting Information

    • Utah has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its outings, going 3-5 ATS.
    • The Jazz have not fared well as a 6-point underdog, going 0-3 against the spread when they are at least 6-point underdogs.
    • Utah has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 37.5% of matchups this year (3 out of 8 chances).
    Bet on the Utah Jazz to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Bucks and their opponents have scored at least 231.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 31 of eight games (387.5%) this season.
    • Utah has combined with its opponents to score at least 231.5 points in one of eight opportunities (12.5%) this year.
    • The Bucks and the Jazz combine to average 2.2 more points per game than the total of 231.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 221.8 points per game, 9.7 less than the point total in this matchup.
    • The average total the Bucks have had set in games this year is 5.4 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • Jazz games this season have averaged an over/under of 218.8 points, 12.7 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • The Bucks points and rebounds leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He scores 26.1 points per game and grabs 10.9 rebounds.
    • Khris Middleton paces the team with 6.1 assists per game.
    • Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, knocking down 2.9 per game.
    • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who records 1.4 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.9 steals a contest.

    Jazz Leaders

    • Donovan Mitchell owns the Jazz top spot in scoring with 21.3 points per game and also tacks on 3.6 rebounds and 5.0 assists per contest.
    • The Utah leaders in rebounds and assists are Rudy Gobert (13.3 rebounds per game) and Mike Conley (5.1 assists per game).
    • Conley leads the Jazz in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.0 made threes per game.
    • Nobody on Utah grabs more steals than Jordan Clarkson (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Gobert (2.5 per game).
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