Tom Stryker’s Free Basketball Play March 14th


#516 UTAH (+1′) over Milwaukee at 10 PM EST
Checking in off a nine-point home win over the Kings, the Jazz are in prime position to pull off this minor upset over the Bucks. Milwaukee stumbles into Salt Lake City off a 122-109 loss at Golden State and head coach Mike Budenholzer and his boys are going down again here.

Historically speaking, Utah has been lights out in this series inking a fabulous 28-9 SU and 29-8 ATS record in the last 37 meetings. In this run playing in the comforts of home, the Jazz have danced their way to a sensational 19-0 SU and 17-2 ATS mark including a golden 15-0 SU and ATS provided they battled a non-division foe last. Equally impressive, when priced as a home dog, head coach Quin Snyder and his kids hold a dependable 27-15-1 ATS tally including an elite 23-11-1 ATS provided they do not take the floor without steam off a double-digit straight up loss.

This isn’t the best wagering spot for Milwaukee either. When stepping up in class on the road and fighting a foe that holds a team won/loss percentage of .601 or better, the Bucks have struggled notching a terrible 11-22 SU and 9-24 ATS record in their last 33 games. In this run competing against a foe that busts in off a straight up win, Coach Budenholzer’s troops fall hard to a weak 7-19 SU and 5-21 ATS tally including a horrible 5-19 SU and 3-21 ATS provided they are priced as an underdog or a favorite of -6 or less. With those three parameters live and Milwaukee fighting with rest, this team trend crashes to a miserable 3-18 SU and 1-20 ATS.

Even though the Bucks welcome back center Brook Lopez and point guard George Hill from injuries, those players will need to shake off the rust. The Jazz dominance in this series will continue for at least one more game. Take Utah. Thanks and best of luck, Tom.

Off a blemish on the Boilermakers yesterday, Stryker heads over to the NBA card looking to switch gears and cash a pro wager. Major motivation supports this selection along with one highly profitable 52-28 ATS angle. Grab Tom’s NBA High Roller Best Bet for $30.