NBA Preseason 2021: Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz Game Preview, Team News and MIL vs UTA Dream11 Prediction. The two heavyweights will lock horns against each other in another exciting encounter at the Vivint Arena in Utah.
NBA Preseason 2021: Where to watch the Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz game?
The Milwaukee Bucks will head to Utah to face off against the Jazz team at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City. The match is scheduled for Wednesday, October 13 at 9:00 PM ET [Thursday, October 14 at 6:30 AM IST]. NBA Fans can watch the game on the NBA App, by subscribing to the NBA League Pass and telecast for the same will also be available on the AT&T Sportsnet. Ahead of this thrilling encounter let’s have a look at the Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz team news and our MIL vs UTA Dream11 Prediction for the game.
NBA Preseason 2021: Milwaukee Bucks vs Utah Jazz team news and injuries
Both the teams have a few injury scares, because of which they may decide to go easy in this preseason game. For the Bucks, forward Bobby Portis is declared out for the game, as he is dealing with a strain in his hamstring. Donte DiVincenzo will also be out for this game as he is still recovering from a left ankle injury. Another Bucks player that will be put for this game is Semi Ojeleye.
The Utah Jazz have all their star players fit for this game. However, they do have some injuries o their second-string team. Jared Butler is questionable for the game, as he deals with a non-Covid related illness. Rudy Gay is out for this game, as he recovers from right heel surgery. Elijah Hughes has been declared as a probable for the game and will likely be a game-time decision. Another Jazz player that has been ruled out of the game is Trent Forrest.
NBA Preseason 2021: Bucks vs Jazz Preview
Milwaukee Bucks have been depleted in the preseason, as their stars are still dealing with injuries they faced last season. The Bucks have had the shortest offseason. They have secured a single win and lost two games in the preseason. However, the Bucks will be hoping to close the preseason on a high note. Giannis Antetokounmpo could likely be given a few minutes in this game to get him some game time ahead of the regular season.
The Bucks will play in their final preseason game on Wednesday. They begin their quest of defending the title and will go into the regular season oozing confidence.
The Utah Jazz have also had a mixed preseason campaign with one win and two losses in their three games. However, the Jazz will be looking to make things count when they face off against the Bucks. Jordan Clarkson has been on his best this preseason and will be looking to continue putting up those special performances this year. If things out well for Utah, they definitely stand a strong chance of repeating their exploits from last season. Jazz will be looking to give stars like Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert some game time before they begin their regular season against the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 20.
NBA Preseason 2021: Bucks vs Jazz Head to Head Record
In the last five encounters between the two teams, Utah Jazz has been successful in getting the better of the Bucks 4 times.
Bucks vs Jazz Predicted Lineups
Point Guard: Jrue Holiday, Shooting Guard: Khris Middleton, Small Forward: Jordan Nwora, Power Forward: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Center: Brook Lopez
Point Guard: Mike Conley, Shooting Guard: Donovan Mitchell, Small Forward: Bojan Bogdanovic, Power Forward: Royce O’Neale, Center: Rudy Gobert
MIL vs UTA Dream11 Team
Point Guards: Jrue Holiday, Mike Conley
Shooting Guard: Khris Middleton, Donovan Mitchell
Small Forward: Jordan Nwora
Power Forward: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Centers: Rudy Gobert, Brook Lopez
Disclaimer: The aforementioned Dream11 team and prediction are based on our own research and analysis. We do not guarantee any success on the selection of these players in your team.