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Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/7/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks 5-7-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/7/2021 – An unbalanced non-conference game is all set to get underway as Houston Rockets take on Milwaukee Bucks from Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Rockets will enter this game at the bottom of the Western Conference play. Houston is the worst team in the entire NBA league with a poor overall record. Milwaukee Bucks, on the other hand, have punched their ticket to the playoffs and are all set to build on their winning streak. The NBA odds and predictions are flourishing online as these teams battle in an anticipated game.

Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/7/2021

When: May 7, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: Bally Sports WI+ | ATTSN-SW-Alt
Stream: NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/7/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets +16.5 (-111) 230.5 o (-110) +1000
Milwaukee Bucks -16.5 (-111) 230.5 u (-110) -2000
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Houston Rockets Betting

The Rockets are the worst team with a 16-50 record on the season. Houston failed to get past most of their opponents and they could only hope for a better season next year. Houston will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak after their last defeat against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Rockets gave up 135 and scored just 115 in return. Christian Wood takes the lead with 21 points and 9.6 boards per game. When it comes to passing the ball, the Rockets have Kevin Porter Jr as their leader with 6.4.

Players to watch: J. Harden SG * 8 GP 10 GS 36.3 MIN 24.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.5 DR 5.1 REB 10.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 4.3 TO 1.8 PF 2.4 AST/TO 22.81 PER

V. Oladipo SG * 20 GP 21 GS 33.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.4 OR 4.4 DR 4.8 REB 5 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.18 PER

C. Wood C 41 GP 41 GS 32.3 MIN 21 PTS 1.9 OR 7.8 DR 9.6 REB 1.7 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 2 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.36 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks have battled their way through and secured a spot in the playoffs. Milwaukee is holding a 42-24 record on the season as they sit at the third in the Eastern Conference play. The Bucks will enter this game riding a four-game winning streak after their last success against the Washington Wizards. Milwaukee has Giannis Antetokounmpo as their leader in scoring, rebounds, and assists. Khris Middleton is the other notable player for the Bucks and the second leading scorer for his team.

Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 56 GP 56 GS 33.1 MIN 28.4 PTS 1.6 OR 9.4 DR 11.1 REB 5.9 AST 1.2 STL 1.3 BLK 3.6 TO 2.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 29.36 PER

K. Middleton SF 63 GP 63 GS 33.5 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.8 OR 5.2 DR 6 REB 5.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 2.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.49 PER

J. Holiday PG 54 GP 51 GS 32.2 MIN 17.6 PTS 1.2 OR 3.4 DR 4.6 REB 5.9 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.6 AST/TO 20.04 PER.

Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/7/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games.
Houston are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games.
Houston are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against Milwaukee.
Rockets are 2-17 SU in their last 19 games on the road.
Houston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Houston are 2-13 SU in their last 15 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Houston are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 8 games.
Milwaukee are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games against Houston.
Milwaukee are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Milwaukee are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.
Bucks are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Milwaukee are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games played in May.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Eric Gordon SG Groin is out indefinitely
D.J. Augustin PG Ankle is “?” Friday vs Milwaukee
John Wall PG Hamstring is out for season
Avery Bradley SG Personal is OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Kelly Olynyk C Ankle is “?” Friday vs Milwaukee
Dante Exum PG Calf is out indefinitely
Christian Wood PF Knee is “?” Friday vs Milwaukee
Danuel House Jr. SG Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Milwaukee
David Nwaba SG Wrist is out indefinitely
Sterling Brown SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
D.J. Wilson PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Kevin Porter Jr. SG Ankle is OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Jae’Sean Tate SG Quarantine is “?” Friday vs Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks

Khris Middleton SG Knee is upgraded to probable Friday vs Houston
Axel Toupane SF Oblique is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Milwaukee Bucks
22-44-0 Against the Spread 31-35-0
29-36-1 Straight Up 37-28-1
107.8 Points per Game 119.6
115.7 Points Allowed per Game 113.4
44.14 Offensive FG% 48.62
73.88 Offensive FT% 39.31
33.38 Offensive 3PT% 75.92
47.5 Defensive FG% 45.39
78.2 Defensive FT% 78.3
38.12 Defensive 3PT% 37.73

Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

There is no doubt that the Bucks hold the key to success in this game. Milwaukee is stronger than the Rockets and they have an easy opportunity to increase their record with the NBA betting covers in their favor.

Moneyline: The ML for the Rockets is +1000 while the Bucks hold an ML of -2000.

ATS: A spread of +16.5 (-111) is out for Houston and the same is out for Milwaukee.

TOTALs: Look for the total to go over 230.5 (-110) for the Rockets and the same to go under for the Bucks.

Score Prediction: 123 – 93, Bucks