The Denver Nuggets (12-10) host the Milwaukee Bucks (15-8) as underdogs after Nikola Jokic exploded for 50 points in the Nuggets’ 119-114 loss to the Kings. The matchup airs on NBA TV at 9:30 PM ET on Monday, February 8. The matchup has an over/under of points.
The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 8, 2021, 6:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
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Injury Report as of February 8
Facundo Campazzo: Day To Day (Knee),
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
Gary Harris: Out (Left Adductor),
Jamal Murray: Day To Day (Knee),
PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)
Bucks and Nuggets Records ATS
- Milwaukee has put together a 12-11 record against the spread this season.
- The Bucks are 12-10 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 3.5-point favorite.
- Milwaukee and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 56.5% of its games this season (13/23).
- Denver has a 10-12 record ATS this season.
- When playing as at least a 3.5-point underdog, the Nuggets often outperform with a 6-5 record against the spread.
- Denver and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 68.2% (15) of its 22 games played.
- Milwaukee’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Monday’s matchup over/under (229.5 points) in 13 out of 23 opportunities (56.5% of matchups).
- In 12 out of Denver’s 22 games this season (54.5%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Monday’s matchup.
- The Bucks have seen a 232.5 average over/under in their games this season, 3.0 points more than the over/under in this contest.
- The over/under for this matchup is 2.0 points more than the average over/under in Nuggets’ games this season (227.5 points).
- The average implied total for the Bucks this season is 118.7 points, 1.7 more points than their implied total of 117 points in Monday’s game.
- So far this season, Milwaukee has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (117) 15 times.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Nuggets (113.4) is 0.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (113).
- Denver has scored more than 113 points 16 times this season.
- The Bucks are at the second spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (121.2 PPG), while the Nuggets allow the 19th-fewest points per game (112.1) in the league.
- The Bucks have out-scored their opponents by a total of 226 points this season (9.9 points per game on average), and the Nuggets have put up 73 more points than their opponents on the year (3.3 per game).
- Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (27.1 points per game) and rebounding (11.2 rebounds per game).
- Antetokounmpo’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 26.5, 0.6 points less than his season average of 27.1.
- The team is led in assists by Khris Middleton’s 5.8 per game.
- Middleton’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 31.5, 0.7 less than his season average of 32.2.
- Middleton knocks down 2.6 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
- Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 2.6.
- Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.9 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.5 blocks a game to pace Milwaukee.
- Holiday’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.
- Jokic has shown out this season to lead the Nuggets in points (27.2 per game), rebounds (11.5 per game), and assists (8.6 per game).
- Jokic’s rebounding prop total for the contest is posted at 9.5 boards, 2.0 rebounds lower than his season average of 11.5.
- Michael Porter Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nuggets, averaging 2.3 treys per game.
- Porter’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 1.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
- Nobody on Denver grabs more steals than Jokic (1.6 per game) or blocks more shots than Porter (1.0 per game).
- Jokic’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals less than his season average of 1.6.
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