Free NBA Picks Today: Milwaukee Bucks vs Denver Nuggets 1/25/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Milwaukee Bucks vs Denver Nuggets 1/25/23
Wed 25th January 2023

The Denver Nuggets (34-14, 12-10 Away), the league’s top shooting team, travel to face the Milwaukee Bucks (30-17, 18-5 Home) on Wednesday.

Denver is playing on back-to-back days after edging past the New Orleans Pelicans 99-98 at Smoothie King Center yesterday. With 25 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists, Nikola Jokic was a top performer.

The Nuggets are the first seed in the Western Conference, two games ahead of the Memphis Grizzlies. Milwaukee won in impressive fashion on Monday at Little Caesars Arena, beating the Detroit Pistons 150-130. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 12 rebounds to lead the team.

The Bucks are third in the Eastern Conference. It’s the first meeting of the season between the teams. Denver and Milwaukee split their matchups last season, each team taking one.

The Nuggets came out on top in the last meeting 136-100 at Fiserv Forum in January 2022. Aaron Gordon led the Nuggets with 24 points, while Jokic had a triple double with 18 points, 15 assists, and 10 rebounds.

Antetokounmpo had 29 points and nine rebounds in the loss.The Nuggets have been led this season by Jokic, who is averaging 25.1 points per game. Jokic also is contributing 11.0 rebounds and 9.9 assists per game, placing him sixth and second in the NBA, respectively.

Antetokounmpo (30.9 ppg) has supplied much of the Bucks’ offense. He has the fourth-highest scoring average in the league. Antetokounmpo also has posted 11.9 rebounds per game, second-most in the league.

Jrue Holiday has tallied 7.4 assists per game.Shooting 51.0% from the field, the Nuggets are the league’s most accurate field goal shooting team.

The Nuggets are 3-1 in four trips to Fiserv Forum. Meanwhile, the Nuggets are 4-2 when playing the second of a back-to-back this season and 4-1 in such games against rested opponents.

The Bucks are 4-1 with a rest advantage.In the last 10 games, Denver is 9-1 with an average margin of +10.5 (117.9-107.4). Milwaukee has gone 6-4 over the last 10, allowing 115.5 points per game on average while scoring only 114.9 (-0.6 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Bones Hyland: 7.5 | 17.5 | -10.0
Points per game:
Bones Hyland: 4.8 | 12.3 | -7.6
Assists per game:
Jamal Murray: 8.2 | 5.7 | +2.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Pat Connaughton: 19.2 | 13.7 | +5.5
Points per game:
Jrue Holiday: 25.6 | 19.5 | +6.1
Khris Middleton: 8.0 | 10.8 | -2.7
Rebounds per game:
Brook Lopez: 4.0 | 6.3 | -2.3

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Milwaukee Bucks (-250)

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