44-29
15-22 Away
September 8
Final
103:94
1 2 3 4 T
MIA 19 33 21 30 103
MIL 28 18 19 29 94
56-17
30-5 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?

Tuesday at 6:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

Jimmy Butler will lead Miami against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Milwaukee on Tuesday.

Betting Odds

Line: Miami -2.5

Moneyline: -149

Over/Under: 216

Movement Analysis: The total sits at its original mark, indicating no major change. Miami has a record of 29-18 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Milwaukee is 3-4 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Bucks vs Heat: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Miami Heat 41-33 40-34 51-30
Milwaukee Bucks 43-35 35-41 61-21

Heat Preview

Impact Players

Butler powers the attack, accounting for 18% of the Heat total offense, while taking an average of 13.1 field goal attempts. Adebayo is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.4 offensive boards a contest and collects 23% of his team's rebounds. The Heat offense is run by Butler, who is responsible for 23.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.2 times a contest.

Insights

Miami is a dismal 17-21 when they fail to reach their scoring average, Milwaukee allows 108.8. The Heat are 18-22 when they shoot below their 38% season average from three. The Bucks allow opponents to shoot 36%. The Bucks allow 45.5 rebounds a contest. Miami hopes to capitalize, going 30-10 when they collect over their average of 44.4.

Trends

Bucks Preview

Impact Players

Antetokounmpo powers the attack, accounting for 25% of the Bucks total offense, while taking an average of 19.7 shots per game. Antetokounmpo is a force in the low block, he averages 2.2 offensive rebounds a game and records 26.6% 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 game.

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 108.7 a contest. 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 26-18. The Bucks can win with a less than excellent showing on the boards, sporting a record of 24-16 when they fail to reach their 51.2 rebounding average, Miami allows 42.3 boards per game.

Trends

Prediction

Milwaukee : 115

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
  MIA MIL  
55-31
All
61-22
33-9
Home
32-9
22-22
Away
29-13
41-14
as Fav
61-17
14-17
as Dog
0-5
46-37
ATS
44-39
25-15
ATS Home
23-18
21-22
ATS Away
21-21
49-37
O/U
39-43
27-15
O/U Home
21-20
22-22
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
09/23 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
09/08 @
Bucks logo
MIL
W 103-94
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