Bucks vs Nuggets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

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.

Bucks vs Nuggets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 8

Bucks: None

Nuggets:
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.

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Scoring Trends

  • 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).

Bucks Leaders

  • 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.

Nuggets Leaders

  • 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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