Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 23, 2021

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BetMGM Oct 02, 2021, 2:03 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 8-3) are 8-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks (41-31, 8-4) at Fiserv Forum on Wednesday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The over/under for the matchup is set at 226.5.

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Bucks vs Hawks Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Bucks-8-105-115226.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday's 226.5 total in 49 out of 83 games (59%) this year.
  • In 42 out of Atlanta's 84 games this season (50%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Wednesday's matchup.
  • The Bucks average 118.5 points per game against the Hawks' 112.6, totaling 4.6 points over the game's total of 226.5.
  • The 223.2 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 3.3 fewer than the 226.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Bucks games is 231.2 points, 4.7 more than the over/under of 226.5 points for this contest.
  • Hawks' games have an over/under of 223.1 points this season, 3.4 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has failed to cover the spread more often than not this year, going 33-50.
  • When they are at least 8-point favorites, the Bucks are 20-20 ATS.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 56.6% of games (47 out of 83 matchups).

Bucks Key Players

  • The Bucks points and rebounds leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He puts up 28.1 points per game and adds 11.0 rebounds.
  • Jrue Holiday paces the squad with 6.1 assists per game.
  • Bryn Forbes connects on 2.2 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
  • Milwaukee's steals leader is Holiday, who grabs 1.6 per game. Brook Lopez leads the team averaging 1.5 blocks an outing.

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Bucks Last 10 Games

Bucks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBucks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/19/2021Nets115-111 MILNoAway+3.5218.5195-250PlayoffsYesOver
6/17/2021Nets104-89 MILYesHome-6.5197.5-450333PlayoffsYesUnder
6/15/2021Nets114-108 BKNYesAway-1.5226.5-145120PlayoffsNoUnder
6/13/2021Nets107-96 MILYesHome-13.5206.5-100002200PlayoffsNoUnder
6/10/2021Nets86-83 MILYesHome-3.5190.5-200165PlayoffsNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-36-41-9-0209.6107.8101.8+8.533.9%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot),Jordan Nwora: Day To Day (Thigh)

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has a 42-40 record against the spread, covering in 51.2% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 8-point underdogs, the Hawks have fared well, going 7-5 against the spread.
  • In most of Atlanta's games this year, the teams have not hit the over (37 out of 82 games, 45.1%).

Hawks Key Players

  • Trae Young's points (25.3 per game) and assists (9.4 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Hawks' leaderboards.
  • Clint Capela is at the top of the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard with 14.3 rebounds per game. He also racks up 15.2 points and tacks on 0.8 assists per game.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic is reliable from distance and leads the Hawks with 3.3 made threes per game.
  • Cam Reddish (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Atlanta while Capela (2.0 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Hawks Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalHawks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/20/202176ers103-96 ATLNoAway+3.5202.5140-165PlayoffsYesUnder
6/18/202176ers104-99 PHINoHome+4.5210.5200-250PlayoffsNoUnder
6/16/202176ers109-106 ATLNoAway+17.5206.51750-10000PlayoffsYesOver
6/14/202176ers103-100 ATLNoHome+3.5215.5150-185PlayoffsYesUnder
6/11/202176ers127-111 PHINoHome+13.5228.51150-3000PlayoffsNoOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-35-54-6-0213107.6105.4-0.738.4%

Hawks Injuries

Hawks:Bogdan Bogdanovic: Day To Day (Knee),De'Andre Hunter: Out For Season (Knee),Cam Reddish: Day To Day (Achilles),Kevin Huerter: Day To Day (Ankle),Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness)

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