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15-22 Away
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MIA 38 28 24 26 116
MIL 29 31 26 28 114
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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?

Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN, Sportsnet

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

Betting Odds

Line: Milwaukee -4.5

Moneyline: -196

Over/Under: 221.5

Movement Analysis: The total is holding at its opening figure, indicating no major change. Milwaukee has a record of 40-29 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Miami is 10-15 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Bucks vs Heat: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Milwaukee Bucks 43-33 34-40 60-19
Miami Heat 39-33 39-33 49-29

Bucks Preview

Impact Players

Antetokounmpo is a major contributor, responsible for 24.8% of the Bucks total offense, while taking an average of 19.6 field goal attempts. Antetokounmpo is a force down low, he averages 2.2 offensive boards a contest and collects 26.5% of his team's rebounds. The Bucks offense is orchestrated by Antetokounmpo, who is responsible for 21.6% 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 22-16 when they fail to reach their 118.3 scoring average. Miami allows 108.6 per 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 25-16. The Bucks can win with a less than excellent showing on the glass, sporting a record of 23-14 when they fail to reach their 51.4 rebounding average, Miami allows 42.1 boards per game.

Trends

Heat Preview

Impact Players

Butler leads the attack, accounting for 17.8% of the Heat total offense, while taking an average of 13.1 shots per game. Adebayo is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.4 offensive rebounds a game and records 22.9% of his team's rebounds. The Heat offense is run by Butler, who accounts for 23.3% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.2 times a contest.

Insights

Miami is just 14-20 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Milwaukee allows 108.6 a game. The Heat are 17-21 when they shoot below their 38% season average from three. The Bucks allow opponents to shoot 36%. The Bucks give up 45.6 rebounds per game, Miami hopes to capitalize, going 29-10 when they collect over their average of 44.4.

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
  MIA MIL  
55-32
All
61-22
33-9
Home
32-9
22-23
Away
29-13
41-14
as Fav
61-17
14-18
as Dog
0-5
46-38
ATS
44-39
25-15
ATS Home
23-18
21-23
ATS Away
21-21
50-37
O/U
39-43
27-15
O/U Home
21-20
23-22
O/U Away
18-23
Leaders
Points
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
1157
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
1857
Rebounds
Adebayo Photo
Miami Heat
735
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
856
Assists
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
350
Antetokounmpo Photo
Milwaukee Bucks
354
Last 5 Games
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
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