56-17
26-12 Away
September 4
Final
100:115
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MIL 30 27 30 13 100
MIA 29 21 25 40 115
44-29
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NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite: Milwaukee Bucks (56-17)

Underdog: Miami Heat (44-29)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Friday at 6:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

The Milwaukee Bucks, led by Giannis Antetokounmpo, will go toe-to-toe with the Miami Heat in an NBA matchup on Friday.

Betting Odds

Line: Milwaukee -5

Moneyline: -200

Over/Under: 223.5

Movement Analysis: The over/under is holding at its original figure, displaying no swings. Milwaukee has a record of 40-30 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Miami is 11-15 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Heat vs Bucks: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Milwaukee Bucks 43-34 35-40 60-20
Miami Heat 40-33 40-33 50-29

Bucks Preview

Impact Players

Antetokounmpo leads the attack, responsible for 24.8% of the Bucks total offense, while taking an average of 19.5 field goal attempts. Antetokounmpo is a player to watch, he averages 2.2 offensive boards a game and records 26.5% of his team's rebounds. The Bucks offense is orchestrated by Antetokounmpo, who accounts for 21.7% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.7 times a contest.

Insights

Milwaukee can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 22-17 when they fail to reach their 118.3 scoring average. Miami allows 108.7 a game. The Bucks don't have to necessarily shoot well to win, when they shoot below their season average of 36%, they have a decent record of 25-17. The Bucks can win with a less than excellent showing on the glass, sporting a record of 23-15 when they fail to reach their 51.4 rebounding average, Miami allows 42.2 boards per game.

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Heat Preview

Impact Players

Butler powers the attack, accounting for 17.8% of the Heat total offense, while taking an average of 13.1 field goal attempts. Adebayo is a force in the low block, he averages 2.4 offensive rebounds a game and grabs 23% of his team's rebounds. The Heat offense is run by Butler, who is responsible for 23.3% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.2 times a game.

Insights

Miami is a disappointing 17-21 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Milwaukee allows 108.7 a game. The Heat are 18-21 when they shoot below their 38% season average from three. The Bucks allow opponents to shoot 36%. Miami should be able to run the offense as they see fit, as they are 28-13 when they turnover the ball less than their season average of 13.9, Milwaukee opponent's average 13.6 turnovers a game.

Trends

Prediction

Milwaukee : 115

Miami : 109

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Bucks vs Heat previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-06-2020 Bucks 130 Heat 116 -9.5 Y 223.5 O
03-02-2020 Heat 105 Bucks 89 +5 Y 227.5 U
03-22-2019 Bucks 116 Heat 87 -7.5 Y 217.5 U
03-15-2019 Heat 98 Bucks 113 +5 N 220.5 U
01-15-2019 Bucks 124 Heat 86 -9 Y 218.5 U
12-22-2018 Heat 94 Bucks 87 +2 Y 215.5 U
Team Records
  MIL MIA  
61-22
All
55-32
32-9
Home
33-9
29-13
Away
22-23
61-17
as Fav
41-14
0-5
as Dog
14-18
44-39
ATS
46-38
23-18
ATS Home
25-15
21-21
ATS Away
21-23
39-43
O/U
50-37
21-20
O/U Home
27-15
18-23
O/U Away
23-22
Leaders
Points
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
1857
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
1157
Rebounds
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
856
Adebayo Photo
Miami Heat
735
Assists
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
354
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
350
Last 5 Games
Bucks
Date Opp Result
09/08 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 103-94
09/06 @
Heat logo
MIA
W 118-115
09/04 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 100-115
09/02 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 116-114
08/31 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 115-104
Heat
Date Opp Result
09/25 @
Celtics logo
BOS
L 108-121
09/23 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
W 109-112
09/19 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
L 117-106
09/17 @
Celtics logo
BOS
W 106-101
09/15 @
Celtics logo
BOS
W 117-114