Denver Nuggets vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 1/25/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Denver Nuggets vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Fiserv Forum is the location where the Milwaukee Bucks will take on the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday.
The Nuggets played the Thunder and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 101-99 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Nuggets ended up finishing with 16 and the Thunder racked up 24 personal fouls. They also buried 7 out of their 26 attempts from beyond the arc. Oklahoma City shot 87.5% from the charity stripe by converting 14 of 16 attempts. Moreover, Oklahoma City snagged 50 boards (14 offensive, 36 defensive) and added 5 rejections. Oklahoma City earned 21 dimes and had 4 steals for this game. When it comes to the defense, Denver allowed their opponent to shoot 44.9% from the field on 40 of 89 shooting. They also recorded 22 assists in this matchup while forcing the opposition into 8 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Concerning grabbing rebounds, they compiled 42 with 10 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Nuggets converted 17 of their 33 attempts for a rate of 51.5%. Denver wrapped up the contest with a 43.9% field goal percentage (36 out of 82) and made 10 of their 28 shots from 3-point land.
Jamal Murray is one guy who was a factor in this contest. Murray ended up going 47.8% from the floor and totaled 9 dimes. He saw the court for 38 minutes played and also pulled down 5 rebounds. He had 26 points on 11 of 23 shooting.
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Denver comes into this matchup with a mark of 33-14 this year. They are turning it over 15.0 times per game and as a squad are committing 19.3 fouls per contest. As a unit, Denver is collecting 42.9 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,352 dimes for the campaign, which is 2nd in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Nuggets are shooting 39.8% on three-point shots (573 of 1,438) and 74.2% from the free throw line. They have an average of 117.2 pts per game (5th in the NBA) while connecting on 51.0% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Nuggets are able to force 13.7 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.5 personal fouls. They rank 22nd in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,216 surrendered on the season. The Nuggets defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 47.9% (1,948 of 4,071) and they surrender 40.2 rebounds per game as a unit. They are giving up 34.8% on 3-pointers and they rank 13th in the NBA in PPG allowed (112.9).
In their last game, the Bucks went home victorious with a score of 150-130 against the Pistons. In regard to team rebounding, Milwaukee allowed Detroit to snag 41 in all (11 on the offensive glass). They finished the game shooting 40.6% from three-point range by hitting 13 out of 32 and ended up shooting 31 of 40 at the free throw line (77.5%). The Bucks permitted the Pistons to knock down 43 out of 87 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 49.4% in this contest. When the game finished, the Bucks went 55 out of 98 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 56.1%. In relation to 3-point shots, Milwaukee converted 23 out of 52 tries (44.2%). They were able to bury 17 of them for a clip of 70.8%. The Pistons were called for 21 fouls in this matchup which got the Bucks to the free throw line for 24 shots. They also coughed up the ball 18 times, while earning 11 steals in this matchup. The Bucks were able to pull down 37 defensive boards and 13 offensive boards for a total of 50 in the game.
Giannis Antetokounmpo ended up being a factor for the Bucks for the contest. Antetokounmpo racked up 29 points in his 27 mins of playing time and added 4 dimes in this game. He buried 8 out of 15 for the contest for a rate of 53.3%, and tallied 12 rebounds.
Milwaukee has a win-loss mark of 30-17 so far this season. As an offensive unit, the Bucks are connecting on 45.8% from the field, which ranks 23rd in the league. Milwaukee has accumulated 5,320 pts this season (113.2 per game) and they average 48.3 boards per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 24.9 times per contest (17th in the NBA) and they are turning it over 15.3 times per contest. The Bucks commit 18.3 personal fouls per game while shooting 74.3% from the charity stripe.
The Bucks on the defensive side of the court are 6th in basketball in PPG allowed with 111.8. They are able to force 12.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.7% from the floor (4th in the league). The Milwaukee defense concedes 35.0% on three-point shots (548 of 1,565) and their opponents are knocking down 78.2% of their foul shots. They allow 23.0 dimes and 44.1 boards every game, which is 3rd and 22nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee and under the total points
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