Milwaukee Bucks vs. Denver Nuggets - 1/31/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Denver Nuggets at Milwaukee Bucks

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Fiserv Forum)

Milwaukee -9.5, O/U 223.5

The Denver Nuggets are traveling to Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to face off against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Denver Nuggets are 33-15 on the year and 14-9 away, following a 8 point loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Milwaukee Bucks are coming into this game off of a 20 point win against the Washington Wizards, making them 41-6 on the year and 22-2 at home.

The Denver Nuggets enter this matchup averaging 109.2 points per game and also allow 106.0 point per game. The Nuggets are led by 24 year old, Nikola Jokic. Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring, rebounding, and assist. Jokic is averaging 19.8 points per game, 10.1 rebounds per game, and 6.5 assist per game. Denver needs Jokic to play well if they want to grab the points.

The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 120.0 points per game and also allow 107.2 points per game. The Bucks are led by 25 year old, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in in scoring, rebounding, and assist. Antetokounmpo is averaging 30.0 points per game, 12.9 rebounds per game, and 5.6 assist per game. If the Bucks want to win and cover the spread the need their superstar to play well.

Recent Betting Trends

The Denver Nuggets are 21-23-3 ATS this year.

The Nuggets are 4-2 ATS their last 6 games.

The Milwaukee Bucks are 26-21 ATS this year.

The Bucks are 9-0 SU their last 9 games.

In this matchup I like the Milwaukee Bucks to win and cover the spread. The Bucks have been great as of late and have been good ATS this year. Antetokounmpo is too much for the Nuggets to handle. Final score prediction, the Milwaukee Bucks will win and cover the spread 121-100.

Nate’s Pick Bucks -9.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.