Denver Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks: 3/2/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 1, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (21-13) are 1.5-point underdogs as they look to continue a five-game win streak when they host the Denver Nuggets (18-15) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Fiserv Forum. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on FS-WI. The matchup’s over/under is set at 250.5.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Bucks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -1.5 -117 -117 250.5 -117 -117
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Denver has a 6-4 record against Milwaukee. The Nuggets also have a 2-1 record against the spread when taking on the Bucks.

Nuggets vs Bucks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2021 Bucks Nuggets -2.5 234 -134 112 Regular Season 125-112 MIL
3/9/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -5.5 221 -250 204 Regular Season 109-95 DEN
1/31/2020 Bucks Bucks -13 226.5 -1181 686 Regular Season 127-115 DEN
11/19/2018 Bucks Regular Season 104-98 MIL
11/11/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 121-114 MIL
4/1/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 128-125 DEN
2/15/2018 Bucks Regular Season 134-123 DEN
3/1/2017 Bucks Regular Season 110-98 DEN
2/3/2017 Nuggets Regular Season 121-117 DEN
11/30/2015 Bucks Regular Season 92-74 MIL
  • 3/9/2020 DNP – Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez, George Hill
  • 1/31/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Paul Millsap Bucks: George Hill
  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 14-19 record.
    • The Nuggets have posted a losing record of 11-12 against the spread when the spread is -1.5 or higher.
    • In 21 of 33 (63.6%) contests this season, Denver and its opponents have hit the total.
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee has an even record against the spread, going 17-17 ATS.
    • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Bucks have fared well, going 17-16 against the spread.
    • In most of Milwaukee’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (20 out of 34 games, 58.8%).
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nuggets and their opponents have totaled at least 250.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in two of 33 outings (6.1%) this season.
    • Milwaukee has combined with its opponents to score at least 250.5 points in three of 34 opportunities (8.8%) this season.
    • The two teams average a combined 15.4 fewer points per game (235.1) than this game’s over/under of 250.5 points.
    • The Nuggets and the Bucks have seen their opponents average a combined 27.2 fewer points per game than the over/under of 250.5 set in this matchup.
    • The Nuggets’ average point total in outings this year is 226.7, 23.8 points less than the total in this game.
    • Bucks games this season have averaged a total of 231.8 points, 18.7 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in points, rebounds and assists. He scores 26.7 points per game while also adding 11.0 rebounds and 8.5 assists.
    • Jamal Murray knocks down 2.7 threes per game to lead the Nuggets.
    • Denver’s steals leader is Jokic, who averages 1.6 per game. Michael Porter Jr. leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks a game.

    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with 29.2 points per game, 11.8 rebounds per game, and 5.9 assists per game.
    • Khris Middleton leads the Bucks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.3 made threes per game.
    • Milwaukee’s Jrue Holiday has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.8 per game and Brook Lopez is first in blocks with 1.4 per game.
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