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NBA 2018-19: Predicted Starting Lineups and Match Prediction - Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz

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523   //    02 Mar 2019, 17:52 IST

Milwaukee Bucks v Charlotte Hornets
Milwaukee Bucks v Charlotte Hornets

Milwaukee Bucks (48-14) vs. Utah Jazz (35-26), Vivint Smart Home Arena

The Utah Jazz will host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Bucks are coming off a close win against the Los Angeles Lakers, whereas the Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets on Thursday.

With that in mind, let us see how things stand for both teams tonight.


The Milwaukee Bucks perspective

Milwaukee Bucks v Chicago Bulls
Milwaukee Bucks v Chicago Bulls

The Bucks have been so far the best team in the East so far and are currently on a 7-game winning streak. They will be playing back to back after downing the Lakers Yesterday.

As a team, the Bucks are shooting 47.9 % from the field and 35.1 % from beyond the three-point line. Their MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo has led them from the front, averaging 27 points and grabbing 12.6 rebounds per game. The Bucks are a complete team and can play on both the ends of the floor.

They will be looking to go hard at the Jazz tonight and maintain their dominance.


 The Utah Jazz perspective

Utah Jazz v Denver Nuggets
Utah Jazz v Denver Nuggets

The Utah Jazz will be looking to win their fourth game in a row tonight. They are currently sitting at the fifth place in the West and will be looking to upset the Bucks.

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As a team, the Jazz are shooting 46.1% from the field and 35.7 % from beyond the 3-point line. The team is led by Donovan Mitchell who is averaging 22.9 points and dished 4.1 assists. With him, Rudy Gobert is contributing 15.5 points per game.

The Jazz has been excellent at home and will be willing to do the same tonight.


How things might unfold

The Bucks have been destructive this season and have a clean sweep on the road in the last ten games. However, they will be playing back to nack tonight and against a courageous Jazz side.

The Jazz have been hot lately and have the guns to upset the Bucks tonight.


Prediction: Utah Jazz to beat Milwaukee Bucks

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