The Milwaukee Bucks are on the road to take on the Utah Jazz on Friday night in a non-conference NBA matchup inside the Vivint Arena. The Bucks are leading the Eastern Conference with a 52-20 record this season and are on a two-game winning streak after a 130-94 dominant home win on Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs.
The Jazz are still trying to do well and compete for the play-in tournament this year with a 35-37 record, which is 11th in the Western Conference. They are coming off a 127-115 home loss against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. This is their second and final meeting this season as the Bucks dominated on December 17 with a 123-97 home win.
Fixture: Milwaukee Bucks @ Utah Jazz
Date and Time: Friday, March 24, 2023, 9:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Utah Jazz: Betting Odds
|Jae Crowder||OUT||Left Calf Soreness|
|Goran Dragic||OUT||Left Knee Soreness|
|Meyers Leonard||OUT||Left Calf Soreness|
|Jordan Clarkson||OUT||Left Hand Sprain|
|Rudy Gay||OUT||Lower Back Soreness|
|Johnny Juzang||Questionable||Left Hip Flexor Strain|
|Lauri Markkanen||OUT||Left Hand Contusion|
|Collin Sexton||OUT||Left Hamstring Strain|
Milwaukee: PG Jrue Holiday, SG Grayson Allen, SF Khris Middleton, PF Giannis Antetokounmpo, C Brook Lopez
Utah: PG Talen Horton-Tucker, SG Ochai Agbaji, SF Lauri Markkanen, PF Kelly Olynyk, C Walker Kessler
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Utah Jazz: Game Prediction
The Milwaukee Bucks are the healthier and overall better team in this game and should dominate here. When looking at the defensive output lately, there is a bit of a difference as the Bucks are allowing 112 points in their last four games while the Jazz are giving up 118.8 points in their previous five games.
All in all, go with the Milwaukee Bucks to cover the spread on the road in this game.