Bucks vs. Jazz - 3/20/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (33-35) at Milwaukee Bucks (30-39)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT, FSWI
The Utah Jazz and Milwaukee Bucks square off Sunday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Utah Jazz could use a win after losing eight of their last 13 games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 98 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 96.7 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 20.1 points and 3.7 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.9 points and 8.4 rebounds. Rodney Hood is dishing 2.7 assists and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have lost 10 of their last 15 road games.
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The Milwaukee Bucks look for another win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 99.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 45 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 18.3 points and 4.1 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 15.8 points and 9.4 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.7 rebounds and Jabari Parker is dishing 1.6 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have won eight of their last 13 home games.
The Jazz are 15-6-1 ATS in their last 22 games playing on 0 days rest and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Bucks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 vs. Western Conference. The Jazz are 21-5 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
The Jazz continue to struggle on the road and haven't been the same team overall since the All Star break. So, in a toss up game, I'm siding with the home team that has played its best ball recently at home.