Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/24/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/24/2021 – This series has been on a very exciting start with the Milwaukee Bucks owning the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA playoff series. Both teams are set to meet again at the Fiserv in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this Monday, May 24. Tip-off starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and basketball fans have a chance to watch the game live through online streaming by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Milwaukee Bucks winning the first game in overtime is going to expect another dog fight against the Miami Heat in Game 2. NBA game odds has the Bucks still owning the edge over the gritty Heat.
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/24/2021
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/24/2021 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat from the let-go of this series is expected to give the Milwaukee Bucks a hard-time and they did by forcing the game to go to overtime. They eventually lost but gave a good scare to their opponents. Jimmy Butler has been the team’s vocal leader and he showed it on the court as well by providing stats across the board with 17 points, ten rebounds, eight assists and two steals. Duncan Robinson 24 points and 21 of those came from seven-three pointers while Goran Dragic tallied 25 points. This team needs more from Bam Adebayo who just had 9 points.
Players to watch: G. Dragic PG 1 GP 0 GS 35 MIN 25 PTS 1 OR 1 DR 2 REB 1 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 4 TO 3 PF 0.3 AST/TO 14.45 PER
D. Robinson SG 1 GP 1 GS 36 MIN 24 PTS 0 OR 2 DR 2 REB 2 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 15.98 PER
J. Butler SF 1 GP 1 GS 46 MIN 17 PTS 4 OR 6 DR 10 REB 8 AST 2 STL 1 BLK 6 TO 2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 4.26 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks were a team on a mission heading to this playoff series as the Miami Heat humiliated them last year. This team got eliminated during last year’s playoffs by the Heat and they are off to a good start. Khris Middleton sank the game-winning shot with 0.5 seconds left in overtime to seal the win. He finished with 27 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals. Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated and contributed 26 points, 18 rebounds, five assists and three steals while Jrue Holiday also had a good night with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Brook Lopez was a huge factor doing 18 points and eight boards.
Players to Watch: K. Middleton SF 1 GP 1 GS 45 MIN 27 PTS 1 OR 5 DR 6 REB 6 AST 2 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 3 AST/TO 15.95 PER
G. Antetokounmpo PF 1 GP 1 GS 45 MIN 26 PTS 6 OR 12 DR 18 REB 5 AST 3 STL 0 BLK 5 TO 4 PF 1 AST/TO 12.26 PER
J. Holiday PG 1 GP 1 GS 42 MIN 20 PTS 2 OR 9 DR 11 REB 3 AST 3 STL 0 BLK 5 TO 0 PF 0.6 AST/TO 12.16 PER.
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/24/2021 Betting Numbers
Miami are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Milwaukee are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out for season
Thanasis Antetokounmpo SF Knee is out indefinitely
Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks
The Milwaukee Bucks have proved to have learned good lessons from last year and shown good maturity. Putting your faith in the Bucks to win this match against the Miami Heat is the logical choice according to the top online sportsbook.
Moneyline: The Heat are given an ML of +150 if they tie the series while the Bucks are given -182.
ATS: It is four points across the spread between both teams with the Bucks getting -4 while the Heat are +4.
TOTALs: The given total for this matchup is pegged at 223.5with the Bucks going under and the Heat are over.
Score Prediction: 118 – 116, Bucks