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Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat 9/4/2020 Odds Previews and Prediction

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat 9-4-2020 Odds Previews and Prediction

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat 9/4/2020 – The Miami Heat puts the Milwaukee Bucks in a must-win situation as they lead their best-of-seven series with 2-0. Game 3 is set to happen this Friday, September 4 inside the “Bubble” at the HP Field House located in Kissimmee, Florida. It will be TNT that will be broadcasting the game and they will start the live coverage by 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. It is also going to be featured via online live streaming through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. Since there are no teams that bounced-back from 0-3 in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks are expected to throw their biggest punches and NBA Game Odds put them above the Miami Heat in Game 3.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat 9/4/2020

When: September 4, 2020 6:30 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat 9/4/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Milwaukee Bucks -5.5 (-110) 222.5 o (-110) -225

Miami Heat
+5.5 (-110) 222.5 u (-110) +196
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Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks didn’t have the breaks of the game as they lost to the Miami Heat by just two points. They had a better performance from reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokuonmpo had better numbers for Game 2 with 29 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and a block. Khris Middleton had a good performance as well with 23 points, eight assists and six rebounds while Brook Lopez finished with 16 points, seven rebounds, three triples, a steal and a block. Better outing for Eric Bledsoe as well, doing 16 points, seven rebounds and two assists while George Hill chipped in with 14 points.

Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF GP 7 GS 7 MIN 33 PTS 28.6 OR 3.1 DR 11.7 REB 14.9 AST 6 STL 0.6 BLK 0.7 TO 3.9 PF 3.9 AST/TO 1.6 PER 30.46

K. Middleton SF GP 7 GS 7 MIN 32.7 PTS 18 OR 0.4 DR 6.9 REB 7.3 AST 5.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.1 TO 3.4 PF 3.6 AST/TO 1.6 PER 12.4

B. Lopez C GP 7 GS 7 MIN 30.1 PTS 15.3 OR 1.3 DR 3 REB 4.3 AST 0.4 STL 1.1 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 2.9 AST/TO 0.3 PER 18.32.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat prevailed over the Milwaukee Bucks by playing better at the clutch and thanks to the free throws of Jimmy Butler. The team captain made an impact in a different way but he only had 13 points, six assists, three rebounds and three steals as compared to his 40-point performance in Game 1. Goran Dragic led the team in scoring with 23 points while dropping four triples. He also contributed five rebounds, four assists and two steals. Rookie Tyler Herro came up with a huge game from the bench providing 17 points while four other Heat players finished in double digits.

Players to watch: G. Dragic PG GP 6 GS 6 MIN 34 PTS 23.5 OR 1.3 DR 3.2 REB 4.5 AST 4.8 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 2.3 PF 2.8 AST/TO 2.1 PER 21.98

J. Butler SF GP 6 GS 6 MIN 34.5 PTS 22 OR 1.7 DR 3 REB 4.7 AST 4 STL 2.5 BLK 0.8 TO 3.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 1.2 PER 24.27

T. Herro SG GP 6 GS 0 MIN 31.7 PTS 15.7 OR 0.3 DR 3.7 REB 4 AST 2.8 STL 0.3 BLK 0.2 TO 1 PF 2 AST/TO 2.8 PER 14.59.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat 9/4/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Bucks are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Milwaukee are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Miami.
Milwaukee are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Milwaukee are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bucks are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Milwaukee are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games played on a Friday.

Miami Heat

Miami are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games.
Miami are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami’s last 10 games against Milwaukee.
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee.
Miami are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Heat are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Miami are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Injuries

Milwaukee Bucks

No Injuries

Miami Heat

Andre Iguodala SF Ankle is “?” Friday vs Milwaukee
Kelly Olynyk C Knee is “?” Friday vs Milwaukee
Chris Silva SG Hip is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Milwaukee Bucks Miami Heat
42-37-1 Against the Spread 42-35-2
39-40-1 Straight Up 45-32-2
114 Points per Game 113
109 Points Allowed per Game 104
47.65 Offensive FG% 46.72
73.85 Offensive FT% 78.45
35.77 Offensive 3PT% 37.95
41.5 Defensive FG% 44.84
79.26 Defensive FT% 77.89
35.69 Defensive 3PT% 34.97

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Milwaukee Bucks put up a better fight in Game 2 but the breaks of the game did not favor them. Trying to avoid a 0-3 hole, Top Online Sportsbook forecasts that Game 3 will swing to the side of the NBA season league leaders. Still, Miami Heat looms as a legit threat to knock them out of the series.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bucks for this matchup is -225 while the Heat are at +196 as the underdogs.

ATS: It is a wide 5.5 points across the spread with the Bucks holding a -5.5 while the Heat are at +5.5.

TOTALs: It is 222.5 points on the total for this game with the Heat predicted to go under and the Bucks are over.

Score Prediction: 110 – 109 Bucks