Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 7, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 23, 2021, 9:41 AM

The Brooklyn Nets (48-24, 5-1) are 1.5-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 4-1) at Barclays Center on Monday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The Nets have a 1-0 series lead. The matchup's point total is set at 234.5.

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Nets vs Bucks Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Nets-1.5-110-110234.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Brooklyn and its opponents have gone over Monday's 234.5 total in 34 out of 78 games (43.6%) this year.
  • In Milwaukee's games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Monday's matchup over/under in 40 out of 77 matchups (51.9%).
  • The Nets average 118.8 points per game against the Bucks' 119.9, totaling 4.2 points over the matchup's over/under of 234.5.
  • This matchup's point total is 7.2 fewer points than the 227.3 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 1.8 points fewer than the over/under of 234.5 points in this contest.
  • Bucks' games have an over/under of 233.3 points this season, 1.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has failed to beat the spread more often than not this season, going 36-37.
  • The Nets have not fared well as a 1.5-point favorite, going 21-29 against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points.
  • Brooklyn routinely hits the over, breaking the point total in 40 of 73 games (54.8%).

Nets Key Players

  • The Nets rebounds and assists leader is James Harden. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds and racks up 10.8 assists per game.
  • Brooklyn is led in scoring by Kevin Durant's 26.9 points per game.
  • Joe Harris hits 3.1 threes per game to lead the Nets.
  • Brooklyn's steals leader is Kyrie Irving, who grabs 1.4 per game. Nicolas Claxton leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks a contest.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalNets MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/5/2021Bucks115-107 BKNYesHome-18.5228.5--PlayoffsNoUnder
6/1/2021Celtics123-109 BKNYesHome-12.5236.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/30/2021Celtics141-126 BKNYesAway-16.5248.5-25001050PlayoffsNoOver
5/28/2021Celtics125-119 BOSNoAway+6.5235.5375-500PlayoffsYesOver
5/25/2021Celtics130-108 BKNYesHome-24.5244.5--PlayoffsNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
9-15-54-6-0229.4120.3109.1-1.532.3%

Nets Injuries

Nets:Jeff Green: Out (Foot),James Harden: Out (Hamstring),Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

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Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing record against the spread, going 31-46 ATS (covering just 40.3% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Bucks have not fared well, going 28-39 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Milwaukee's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (46 out of 77 games, 59.7%).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo puts up 28.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game for the Bucks, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • Jrue Holiday's assist statline leads Milwaukee; he racks up 6.1 assists per game.
  • Bryn Forbes is the top scorer from deep for the Bucks, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
  • Milwaukee's leader in steals is Holiday (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Brook Lopez (1.5 per game).

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Bucks Last 10 Games

Bucks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBucks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/5/2021Nets115-107 BKNNoAway+18.5228.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/29/2021Heat120-103 MILYesAway-8.5234.5-900600PlayoffsYesUnder
5/27/2021Heat113-84 MILYesAway-21.5200.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/24/2021Heat132-98 MILYesHome-24.5235.5-100003000PlayoffsYesUnder
5/22/2021Heat109-107 MILYesHome-3.5204.5-275225PlayoffsNoOver
Bucks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-34-65-5-0231119.6111.4+9.440.2%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot)

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