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Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets 10/8/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets 10-8-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets 10/8/2021 – These are two powerhouse teams in the NBA Eastern Conference that are to meet in this pre-season matchup, the defending champions Milwaukee Bucks going on the road to play with the Brooklyn Nets this Friday, October 8. Both teams meet at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and the tip-off happens at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBATV will be covering the game for television and they will share the same feed to NBA League Pass subscribers for the online live stream. The Milwaukee Bucks are considered the underdogs by the best online sportsbook in this match against the Brooklyn Nets.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets 10/8/2021

When: October 8, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets 10/8/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Milwaukee Bucks +5½ ( -110 ) 218½ ( -110 ) +180
Brooklyn Nets -5½ ( -110 ) 218½ ( -110 ) -220
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Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks had already played one pre-season game and this was against the Memphis Grizzlies. That game was suspended in the third quarter as the fire alarm broke and it was never resumed. The Grizzlies took the win, 87-77. Jordan Nwora looked ready to contribute as he tallied 16 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals in just 22 minutes of playing time. Grayson Allen also had a strong output with 13 points along with three triples. Justin Robinson, Sandro Mamukelashvili and Brook Lopez each scored nine points for the Bucks.

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.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets have yet to hear if Kyrie Irving will be taking a COVID-19 vaccine but the team is still looking like a contender without the all-star point guard. This team had their first preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers and took the victory, 123-97. Cam Thomas was the team’s leading scorer with 21 points along with four rebounds and two assists. David Duke came off the bench with 13 points and seven boards while veteran Paul Millsap tallied a double-double of 10 points and 10 boards. This team did not field James Harden, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin in this game.

Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 35 GP 32 GS 33.1 MIN 26.9 PTS 0.4 OR 6.7 DR 7.1 REB 5.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.44 PER

K. Irving PG 54 GP 54 GS 34.9 MIN 26.9 PTS 1 OR 3.8 DR 4.8 REB 6 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 24.51 PER

J. Harden SG 36 GP 35 GS 36.6 MIN 24.6 PTS 0.8 OR 7.7 DR 8.5 REB 10.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 4 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.04 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets 10/8/2021 Betting Numbers

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Milwaukee Bucks

Over is 4-0 in Bucks last 4 road games.
Bucks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Bucks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
Milwaukee are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 2 days’ rest.
Bucks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss.

Brooklyn Nets

Under is 6-0 in Nets last 6 games following an ATS win.
Under is 5-0 in Nets last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
Nets are 5-0 in last 5 games following a straight-up win.
Under is 4-0 in Nets last 4 games playing on 3 or more days’ rest.
Nets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 3 or more days’ rest.

Injuries

Milwaukee Bucks

G. Antetokounmpo SF Prob Oct 19 – Knee
D. DiVincenzo SG Out indefinitely – Foot

Brooklyn Nets

No injuries to report.

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

The Milwaukee Bucks are expected not to put in their best players on the floor along with the Brooklyn Nets in this game. Nonetheless, the Nets are deep and are given the advantage in the top online sportsbook over the defending champions.

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Score Prediction: 120 – 112, Nets