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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/8/2020 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9-8-2020 Spread Picks and Prediction

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/8/2020 – The Milwaukee Bucks managed to prevent a sweep against the Miami Heat from happening but they lost their star player with an injury leading to Game 5 which will be played in the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida on Tuesday, September 8. TNT will hold the broadcast rights for this matchup and the live coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed will be seen for live stream watchers through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Milwaukee Bucks face another do-or-die game but it is seen by Online Sportsbook that this is the end of the road for them with the Miami Heat moving forward to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/8/2020

When: September 8, 2020 6:30 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat -3 (-110) 216 o (-110) -145

Milwaukee Bucks
+3 (-110) 216 u (-110) +125
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Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat faltered in their attempt to seal the series as the Milwaukee Bucks outclassed them in overtime to lose by just three points. This was a strong outing for Bam Adebayo who dominated against a “Greek Freak” less Milwaukee Bucks. The all-star center had 26 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Duncan Robinson made a living beyond the three-point arc to sink six and finish with 20 points, five rebounds, three assists and an assist. Jae Crowder chipped in with 18 points while Jimmy Butler had 17. Tyler Herro came off the bench shooting below 40% and managed to contribute with 11 points.

Players to watch: J. Butler SF GP 8 GS 8 MIN 35.1 PTS 22.4 OR 2 DR 3 REB 5 AST 4 STL 2.3 BLK 0.6 TO 3.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.3 PER 23.57

G. Dragic PG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 34.9 PTS 21.6 OR 1.1 DR 3.4 REB 4.5 AST 5 STL 1.4 BLK 0.1 TO 2.1 PF 3 AST/TO 2.4 PER 18.96

B. Adebayo PF GP 8 GS 8 MIN 36 PTS 16.6 OR 3.4 DR 9 REB 12.4 AST 5.1 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.4 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 22.32.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks forced the game to overtime and avoided a sweep against the Miami Heat thanks to Khris Middleton’s clutch play doing 36 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and two steals. Giannis Antetokounmpo had a strong start with 19 points, four rebounds and a block in 12 minutes before leaving the game due to an injury. Eric Bledsoe stepped up as well doing 14 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and a block while Brook Lopez contributed 14 points and five boards. Coming off the bench and giving the Bucks and added boost was George Hill and Donte Divincenzo who combined for 22 points.

Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF GP 9 GS 9 MIN 30.8 PTS 26.7 OR 3 DR 10.8 REB 13.8 AST 5.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.9 TO 3.3 PF 3.4 AST/TO 1.7 PER 31.29

K. Middleton SF GP 9 GS 9 MIN 34.8 PTS 20 OR 0.6 DR 6.3 REB 6.9 AST 6 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 3.1 PF 3.9 AST/TO 1.9 PER 14.87

B. Lopez C GP 9 GS 9 MIN 32.3 PTS 15.9 OR 1.4 DR 3.1 REB 4.6 AST 0.6 STL 1.1 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 0.4 PER 17.61.

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 9/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games.
Miami are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Heat are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Milwaukee.
Miami are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Milwaukee.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games on the road.
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Miami are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Heat are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played on a Tuesday.

Milwaukee Bucks

The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Milwaukee’s last 15 games against Miami.
Milwaukee are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Bucks are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Milwaukee are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games played on a Tuesday.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games when playing as the underdog.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Jae Crowder SF Ankle is “?” Tuesday vs Milwaukee
Kelly Olynyk C Knee is “?” Tuesday vs Milwaukee
Tyler Herro SG Hip is “?” Tuesday vs Milwaukee
Chris Silva SG Hip is out indefinitely

Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Ankle is “?” Tuesday vs Miami

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Milwaukee Bucks
43-36-2 Against the Spread 43-38-1
46-33-2 Straight Up 40-41-1
113 Points per Game 113
105 Points Allowed per Game 111
46.69 Offensive FG% 47.53
78.46 Offensive FT% 74.04
37.96 Offensive 3PT% 35.63
44.79 Defensive FG% 41.58
77.95 Defensive FT% 79.25
34.84 Defensive 3PT% 35.75

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

Without Giannis Antetokounmpo, this should be a game that the Miami Heat will take advantage and not let the Bucks gain any momentum by giving the reigning league MVP to come back. Best Sportsbook just sees the Heat prevailing but the Bucks will put up a good fight before ending the season.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bucks for this game as the underdogs are at +125 while the Heat are at -145.

ATS: Just three points between both teams across the spread. Bucks are at +3 while the Heat owns the -3.

TOTALs: The given total for Game 5 is at 216 points with the Bucks going under and the Heat are over.

Score Prediction: 113 – 103 Heat