At 8:00 ET, the Milwaukee Bucks will host the Denver Nuggets at Fiserv Forum in a non-conference matchup. The Nuggets (-118) are favored by 1.5 points over the Bucks (-103). The over/under line is set at 232.5 points.

Denver is currently 4th in the Western Conference with a record of 36-17. Meanwhile, the Bucks are 3rd in the East with a record of 34-19. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 ET and the game will be shown on BSW.

DENVER NUGGETS VS MILWAUKEE BUCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Milwaukee Bucks +1.5

This game will be played at Fiserv Forum at 8:00 ET on Monday, February 12th.

WHY BET THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 125-123 in favor of the Bucks.
  • Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.9% and knocking down 15 threes.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Nuggets?

Today, the Nuggets are favored by 1.5 points on the road against the Bucks. Denver has been the favorite in 46 of their 53 games this season and has won their last five games as the favorite. As the favorite, they have a record of 34-12.

In their last game, the Nuggets lost to the Kings by a score of 135-106. They were 3-point underdogs in that game and are now 2-5 as the underdog this season. Denver's ATS record for the season is 22-29, including 10-17 on the road.

The average over/under line in Denver's games this season is 227.7, which is lower than today's line of 232.5. The Nuggets have an O/U record of 19-33-1 for the season.

Overall, the Nuggets are 36-17 this season, which is good for 4th place in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 20-12 compared to 16-5 against non-conference opponents.

In their games this season, the Nuggets have an average combined scoring total of 225.6 points per game. In their last game vs. the Kings, the teams combined for 241 points, surpassing the O/U line of 230.5.

Heading into tonight's game, the Nuggets are 18th in the league in scoring at 114.6 points per game. However, they have struggled on the road, averaging just 110.2 points away from home.

Denver is one of the top shooting teams in the NBA, ranking 6th in field goal percentage at 49%. They are also 10th in two-point shooting at 55%.

The Nuggets are 5th in the league in assists, averaging 28.8 per game. They are also 11th in offensive rebounds at 11.1 per game.

At present, the Nuggets' defense is ranked 6th, allowing 111.0 points per game. Denver's defense is currently forcing 11.7 turnovers per game, which is 3rd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 13th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.4 rejections per game.

Does Milwaukee Stand a Chance at Home?

Today, the Bucks will look to continue their strong play at home, where they are 22-6 this season. Milwaukee has an average scoring margin of +6.4 points per game at home, and they are 11-17 ATS at home.

In their last game against the Hornets, the Bucks won by a score of 120-84. The O/U line for that game was 229 points, and Milwaukee covered the spread as 16-point favorites.

This season, the Bucks have an O/U record of 29-24, and their games have averaged a combined 242.2 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 232.5.

In the Eastern Conference, the Bucks are currently in 3rd place with a record of 34-19. Against other teams in the East, they are 25-12 compared to 9-7 against the West.

Milwaukee has an ATS record of 20-33 this season, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. As the underdog, the Bucks are 0-6 straight-up and 1-5 vs. the spread.

At home, the Bucks are averaging 124.7 points per game, which is 2nd in the NBA. Overall, they are 2nd in the league at 122.9 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 4th in the league at 101.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Bucks are shooting 49% from the field, which is 5th in the NBA. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 8th in the league at 37%. On average, they are making 14.2 three-pointers per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Bucks are 2nd in the league in free throw attempts at 26.1 per game. They are also 3rd in the league in free throws made at 20.1 per game.

On defense, the Bucks are ranked 23rd in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 66.0% of their games. Opponents are hitting 54.7% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 34.7% of their three-point attempts.