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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/2/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9-2-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/2/2020 – The Miami Heat were able to pull a huge upset to the number one team in the NBA Eastern Conference by taking Game 1 against the Milwaukee Bucks. Game 2 is set to happen on Wednesday, September 2 and it will be at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. ESPN holds the broadcast rights for this game and the live telecast will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The same broadcast will be available for those who want to watch through online live streaming in NBA League Pass and SofaScore. Despite taking Game 1, the Miami Heat are seen as the underdogs by NBA Game Odds for this game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/2/2020

When: September 2, 2020 6:30 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/2/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat +4.5 (-110) 221 o (-110) +170

Milwaukee Bucks
-4.5 (-110) 221 u (-110) -200
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Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat continue to surprise the league with their gritty play and it paid off as they held the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1. Jimmy Butler had a career night doing his playoff high of 40 points with a 65% field goal shooting percentage. He also added four rebounds, two assists, two steals, two three-pointers and a block. Goran Dragic followed through with 27 points, six rebounds, five assists and two triples while Bam Adebayo stuffed the stat sheet with 12 points, 17 rebounds, six assists and two steals. Rookie Tyler Herro had his good moments in the game doing 11 points off the bench.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF GP 5 GS 5 MIN 34.2 PTS 23.8 OR 1.8 DR 3.2 REB 5 AST 3.6 STL 2.4 BLK 1 TO 3.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 1 PER 25.46

G. Dragic PG GP 5 GS 5 MIN 34 PTS 23.6 OR 1.4 DR 3 REB 4.4 AST 5 STL 1.2 BLK 0 TO 2.4 PF 2.6 AST/TO 2.1 PER 21.97

T. Herro SG GP 5 GS 0 MIN 31.6 PTS 15.4 OR 0.4 DR 3.4 REB 3.8 AST 2.6 STL 0.4 BLK 0.2 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 2.2 PER 13.61.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

Just like in the first round, the Milwaukee Bucks lost the first game of the series. They are expecting more from Giannis Antetokounmpo to perform better in Game 2 as he only did a subpar 18 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists. It was Khris Middleton that led the team in scoring with 28 points along with six rebounds, five assists, four three-pointers and two steals before fouling out of the game. Brook Lopez came up with a good scoring performance with 24 points and dropped four triples. Kyle Korver was the highest pointer from the bench with 11 points but if the Bucks need more production, it should come from George Hill and Wesley Matthews.

Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF GP 6 GS 6 MIN 32.5 PTS 28.5 OR 3 DR 12 REB 15 AST 6.5 STL 0.7 BLK 0.7 TO 4.2 PF 3.8 AST/TO 1.6 PER 30.07

K. Middleton SF GP 6 GS 6 MIN 32.7 PTS 17.2 OR 0.5 DR 7 REB 7.5 AST 5.2 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 3.5 PF 3.3 AST/TO 1.5 PER 10.84

B. Lopez C GP 6 GS 6 MIN 29.8 PTS 15.2 OR 1.2 DR 2.7 REB 3.8 AST 0.5 STL 1.2 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 0.4 PER 17.57.

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/2/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games.
Miami are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Miami are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games against Milwaukee.
Heat are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against Milwaukee.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games on the road.
Miami are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Heat are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Miami are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games played on a Wednesday.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Bucks are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee’s last 9 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games at home.
Milwaukee are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Milwaukee are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bucks are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Milwaukee are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games played on a Wednesday.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Chris Silva SG Hip is out indefinitely

Milwaukee Bucks

Eric Bledsoe PG Hamstring is “?” Wednesday vs Miami

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Milwaukee Bucks
41-35-2 Against the Spread 42-36-1
44-32-2 Straight Up 38-40-1
112 Points per Game 114
104 Points Allowed per Game 108
46.72 Offensive FG% 47.65
78.45 Offensive FT% 73.85
37.95 Offensive 3PT% 35.77
44.84 Defensive FG% 41.5
77.89 Defensive FT% 35.69
34.97 Defensive 3PT% 35.69

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

It is not that easy to count out the Milwaukee Bucks as seen in the first round. But the Miami Heat are a different beast with Jimmy Butler at the helm. This should be a game where Giannis Antetokounmpo will come alive and they are seen by Top Online Sportsbook as the team with the advantage in this game.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bucks for this match is -200 while the Heat are at +170 if they pull an upset.

ATS: A fair 4.5 points across the spread is between both teams with the Bucks having the -4.5 while the Heat is on the other side with +4.5.

TOTALs: 221 points is the given total for both teams to reach in Game 2 with the Bucks going under and the Heat are over.

Score Prediction: 108 – 103 Bucks