56-17
26-12 Away
September 6
F/OT
118:115
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MIL 22 28 35 22 11 118
MIA 31 17 40 19 8 115
44-29
29-7 Home
57%
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43%
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NBA Betting Preview: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat

Favorite: Miami Heat (44-29)

Underdog: Milwaukee Bucks (56-17)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Sunday at 3:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

ABC

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks will cross paths with Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat on Sunday.

Betting Odds

Line: Miami -1

Moneyline: -113

Over/Under: 220

Movement Analysis: The over/under is static at its original mark, indicating no notable movement. Miami has a record of 29-18 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Milwaukee is 3-4 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
Miami Heat 41-33 40-34 51-29
Milwaukee Bucks 43-35 35-41 60-21

Heat Preview

Impact Players

Butler is a major contributor, responsible for 18.1% of the Heat total offense, while taking an average of 13 field goal attempts. Adebayo is a player to watch, he averages 2.4 offensive boards a game and grabs 23% of his team's rebounds. The Heat offense is conducted 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. The Heat are 21-23 when they shoot below their 47% season average from the field. The Bucks allow opponents to shoot 42%. The Bucks surrender 45.6 rebounds a game. Miami hopes to capitalize, going 30-10 when they collect over their average of 44.4.

Trends

Bucks Preview

Impact Players

Antetokounmpo leads the attack, accounting for 25% of the Bucks total offense, while taking an average of 19.7 field goal attempts. Antetokounmpo is a supplier of second chances, he averages 2.2 offensive rebounds a game and records 26.5% of his team's rebounds. The Bucks offense is conducted 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 21-18 when they fail to reach their 118 scoring average. Miami allows 108.6 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 25-18. The Bucks can win with a less than excellent showing on the glass, sporting a record of 23-16 when they fail to reach their 51.3 rebounding average, Miami allows 42.2 boards per contest.

Trends

Prediction

Milwaukee : 114

Miami : 109

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Heat vs Bucks 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
56-33
32-9
Home
34-9
29-13
Away
22-24
61-17
as Fav
41-14
0-5
as Dog
15-19
44-39
ATS
47-39
23-18
ATS Home
26-15
21-21
ATS Away
21-24
39-43
O/U
51-38
21-20
O/U Home
28-15
18-23
O/U Away
23-23
Leaders
Points per Game
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
29.5
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
19.9
Rebounds per Game
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
13.6
Adebayo Photo
Miami Heat
10.2
Assists per Game
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
5.6
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
6.0
Last 5 Games
Bucks
Date Opp Result
09/08 vs
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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
09/30 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 98-116
09/27 vs
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BOS
W 113-125
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