Bucks @ Jazz: Milwaukee heads into Utah looking to keep the wins coming
Bucks @ Jazz NBA odds, spreads and predictions
The Utah Jazz are climbing in the West standings.
Utah gained ground in the Western Conference playoff picture after picking up a third win in a row defeating the Denver Nuggets 111-104.
Donovan Mitchell made 9-of-19 attempts from the field for a game-high 24 points, adding eight rebounds, and five assists.
Kyle Korver was lazer sharp off the bench knocking down six-of-10 three-point attempts for 22 points.
Joe Ingles had an off night shooting, yet still made plays dishing out a team-high 10 assists as he totaled a double-double while scoring 15 points.
Derrick Favors also put together a double-double scoring 15 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
When is it? Saturday 2nd March
What time is tip off? 9:00 p.m. ET
Where is it being played? Vivint Smart Home Arena
What channel is it on? FSWI
The Milwaukee Bucks outscored the Los Angeles Lakers by 17 points in the second half leading to the team's 10th straight road win and seventh consecutive win overall 131-120.
Milwaukee was on point all night shooting over 50 from the field lead by the efforts of Eric Bledsoe who dropped 31 points, nine rebounds, and five assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo made his mark posting a double-double finishing with 16 points, 15 rebounds, six assists, and three blocks.
Malcolm Brogdon was efficient knocking down eight-of-13 attempts from the field for 21 points.
Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez both scored in double figures to wrap up the starting lineup; Middleton scored 18 points, while Lopez added 11 points.
Bucks @ Jazz Spread
Utah is giving Milwaukee 3 points in this matchup.
One of the best offenses in the NBA will be clashing with one of the best defenses when the Bucks host the Jazz.
Milwaukee ranks second in the league averaging 117.4 ppg, while Utah allows 106.6 ppg which is fourth best.
Although the Jazz are rolling, I expect the Greek Freak to lead Milwaukee to a tough road win.
Take the Jazz to cover.
Bucks @ Jazz Moneyline
Think Milwaukee will continue their winning streak? Betting $95 could win profit of $100.
Like Utah to win a fourth consecutive game? Spending $125 would win $100 profit.
Bucks @ Jazz Over/Under
The over/under for this matchup is set at 225 points.
Final score prediction: Milwaukee Bucks 110, Utah Jazz 117
Take the over in this game.
Where the game will be won or lost
These teams squared off in early January with the Bucks coming out on top 114-102.
Antetokounmpo had a monster game posting a double-double scoring 30 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Mitchell knocked down six-of-12 three-point attempts leading Utah with 26 points.
Both those stars will be at the forefront again this time around, but also be on the lookout for Malcolm Brogdon and Eric Bledsoe to have a fingerprint on this game for the Bucks, as well as Ingles and Jae Crowder for the Jazz.
Defense will dictate this game, and although Utah has a top five defense, Milwaukee sits within the top 10 in both offense and defense, ranking seventh in the NBA allowing 107.8 ppg.