Jazz vs Bucks: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – February 12, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2021 - Last Updated on February 14, 2021

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Milwaukee Bucks (16-9) into a matchup against the Utah Jazz (20-5) after scoring 47 points in a 125-124 loss to the Suns. The Bucks are 1-point underdogs in the matchup on Friday, February 12, 2021, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on SportsNet RM. The over/under is 233 in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of February 12, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Bucks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 12

Jazz:
Mike Conley: Out (Hamstring),
Elijah Hughes: Day To Day (Ankle)

Bucks:
Jrue Holiday: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Jazz (-1)
Total Pick Under (233)
Prediction Jazz 116, Bucks 111

Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Jazz winning by a considerably more robust margin (5.2 points). Take the Jazz.

In this game, the model projects a total (226.9 points) slightly lower than the DraftKings over/under (233 points).

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Jazz Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 23 24.0 4.3 5.1 0.8 0.4 3.6
Jordan Clarkson 25 17.4 4.3 1.9 0.8 0.3 3.0
Mike Conley 23 16.5 3.7 5.8 1.4 0.1 2.8
Bojan Bogdanovic 25 15.9 4.0 2.2 0.4 0.0 2.8
Rudy Gobert 25 13.4 13.6 1.4 0.4 2.7 0.0

Jazz Player Props

  • Donovan Mitchell’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 32.5, 1.0 less than his season average of 33.5.
  • Mike Conley’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 24.5, 1.5 lower than his season average of 26.0.
  • Mitchell’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots less than his season average of 3.6.
  • Conley’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

Bucks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 24 28.1 11.1 5.5 1.0 1.2 1.1
Khris Middleton 25 20.7 6.0 6.2 1.0 0.1 2.5
Jrue Holiday 23 16.4 4.8 5.4 1.9 0.6 1.9
Bobby Portis 25 11.1 7.5 1.1 0.8 0.5 1.0
Brook Lopez 25 10.7 5.2 0.7 0.6 1.4 1.7

Bucks Player Props

  • Antetokounmpo’s rebounding prop total for the game is posted at 14.5 rebounds, 3.4 rebounds higher than his season average of 11.1.
  • Khris Middleton’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 31.5, 1.5 lower than his season average of 33.0.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, equal to his season average of 2.5.
  • Jrue Holiday’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.

Shooting Trends

  • The Jazz make 46.4% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.2 percentage points higher than the Bucks have allowed to their opponents (45.2%).
  • In games Utah shoots higher than 45.2% from the field, it is 14-1-1 against the spread and 16-0 overall.
  • Milwaukee has an 11-3 record against the spread and a 14-0 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 46.4% of their shots from the field.
  • The Bucks’ 49.4% shooting percentage from the field this season is 5.5 percentage points higher than the Jazz have given up to their opponents (43.9%).
  • Milwaukee is 12-9 against the spread and 15-6 overall when it shoots better than 43.9% from the field.
  • Utah is 18-3-1 against the spread and 20-2 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot greater than 49.4% from the field.
  • The Jazz’s 40.2% three-point shooting percentage this season is just 1.5 percentage points higher than opponents of the Bucks have shot from deep (38.7%).
  • Utah has a 12-1 record against the spread and a 12-1 record overall when the team hits more than 38.7% of its three-point shots.
  • Milwaukee is 12-3 against the spread while putting together a 14-1 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 40.2% from downtown.
  • The Bucks are making 40.2% of their shots from three-point distance, which is only 4.9 percentage points greater than the 35.3% the Jazz’s opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Milwaukee is 10-8 ATS and 13-5 overall when the team hits more than 35.3% of its three-point attempts.
  • Utah has a 16-3-1 ATS record and an 18-2 straight-up record this season when it knocks down more than 40.2% of its three-point shots.
  • The Jazz hit 17 three-pointers per game this season, 1.6 more made shots on average than the 15.4 per game the Bucks give up.
  • When Utah makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 18-2-1 against the spread and 19-2 overall. When Milwaukee is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 3-8 ATS and 4-7 straight up.
  • The Jazz are the best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Bucks allow the 27th-fewest makes from deep.

Jazz vs Bucks Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Bucks AVG Bucks Rank
7th 114.6 Points Scored 121.4 1st
3rd 105.8 Points Allowed 111.9 18th
1st 49.3 Rebounds 48.4 2nd
2nd 11.6 Off. Rebounds 10.8 12th
1st 17 3pt Made 15.4 4th
20th 23.9 Assists 26.9 4th
22nd 13.9 Turnovers 13.1 9th

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