Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021 – On Saturday, the first round of the 2021 NBA playoffs will get underway as the Miami Heat take on the Milwaukee Bucks from Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Heat completed their regular season after securing the sixth stop in the Eastern Conference play. Miami was strong enough to punch their ticket to the playoffs. Milwaukee Bucks took things ahead after completing third in the Eastern Conference play. The Bucks clinched their division title and are all set to take on the Heat in their opening game of a seven-game series.
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
Miami won 40 games and dropped 32 in their regular season and they managed to stay ahead of the Celtics. Out of their last 10 games, Miami won eight and is holding the fourth rank with their scoring defense. The Heat took out Detroit in their last game with a 120-107 victory. Precious Achiuwa tossed in 23 points and went 10 for 16 with his shooting attempts with 10 rebounds. The other notable player that contributed 16 points and 11 assists was Tyler Herro. Miami will need more power from their offense if they want to get past the Bucks.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 52 GP 52 GS 33.6 MIN 21.5 PTS 1.8 OR 5.1 DR 6.9 REB 7.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 3.4 AST/TO 26.57 PER
B. Adebayo C 64 GP 64 GS 33.5 MIN 18.7 PTS 2.2 OR 6.7 DR 9 REB 5.4 AST 1.2 STL 1 BLK 2.6 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 22.76 PER
T. Herro PG 54 GP 15 GS 30.3 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.5 OR 4.5 DR 5 REB 3.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.42 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks won 46 games and dropped 26 in total. The Bucks were behind the Nets in their regular season and they did well to stay ahead of the Knicks. Milwaukee dropped their last regular-season game against the Chicago Bulls with a final score of 118-112. The Bucks converted 13 of their 35 long-distance shooting attempts. Bryn Forber along with Khris Middleton tossed in 21 points after going 15 for 19 from their field goal attempts. The other notable player was Jrue Holiday with 20 points and 10 assists.
Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 61 GP 61 GS 33 MIN 28.1 PTS 1.6 OR 9.4 DR 11 REB 5.9 AST 1.2 STL 1.2 BLK 3.4 TO 2.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 29.24 PER
K. Middleton SF 68 GP 68 GS 33.4 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.8 OR 5.2 DR 6 REB 5.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 2.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.3 PER
J. Holiday PG 59 GP 56 GS 32.3 MIN 17.7 PTS 1.2 OR 3.3 DR 4.5 REB 6.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 20.05 PER.
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021 Betting Numbers
Miami are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Milwaukee are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
Jimmy Butler SG Back is probable Saturday vs Milwaukee
Jeff Teague PG Knee is probable Saturday vs Miami
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks
The Bucks are missing out on Khris Middleton due to his left ankle injury. The Bucks are still strong with their offense and they have the best NBA bets in their favor. Back the Bucks to win this game and home and cover the spread.
Moneyline: +206 is the ML set for Miami and -234 is the ML set for the Bucks.
ATS: A spread of +6 (-107) is out for the Heat and a spread of -6 (-107) is out for the Bucks.
TOTALs: The total will go over 229 (-110) for Miami and the same will go under for the Bucks.
Score Prediction: 118 – 109, Bucks