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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5-22-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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

When: May 22, 2021 2:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/22/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat +6 (-107) 229 o (-110) +206
Milwaukee Bucks -6 (-107) 229 u (-110) -234
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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

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Miami’s last 13 games.
Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Heat are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games against Milwaukee.
Miami are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 7 games on the road.
Miami are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami’s last 10 games this season.
Miami are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Miami are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games.
Milwaukee are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee’s last 16 games against Miami.
Milwaukee are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Milwaukee are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Miami.
Bucks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Milwaukee are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games played in May.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Jimmy Butler SG Back is probable Saturday vs Milwaukee
Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out for season

Milwaukee Bucks

Jeff Teague PG Knee is probable Saturday vs Miami
Khris Middleton SG Ankle is probable Saturday vs Miami
Thanasis Antetokounmpo SF Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Milwaukee Bucks
34-36-2 Against the Spread 32-40-0
38-34-0 Straight Up 41-30-1
N/A Points per Game N/A
N/A Points Allowed per Game N/A
46.84 Offensive FG% 45.9
79.01 Offensive FT% 78.19
35.76 Offensive 3PT% 36.5
48.72 Defensive FG% 45.63
75.96 Defensive FT% 78
38.89 Defensive 3PT% 38.44

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