Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Finals Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for July 1, 2021

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BetMGM Oct 02, 2021, 2:03 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 10-5) are 2-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks (41-31, 10-6) at Fiserv Forum on Thursday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied 2-2. The point total is 216.5 for the matchup.

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Bucks vs Hawks Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Bucks-2-110-110216.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Milwaukee's matchups this season, the Bucks and their opponents have exceeded Thursday's total of 216.5 points 66 times (75.9% of opportunities).
  • 52 Atlanta games this year (59.1% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Thursday's over/under of 216.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 230.4 points per game, 13.9 points more than the point total of 216.5 for this game.
  • This matchup's total is 6.2 fewer points than the 222.7 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Bucks have seen a 230.4 average over/under in their games this season, 13.9 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 6.2 points separates the average total points bet in Hawks' games (222.7 points) and this matchup's over/under (216.5 points).

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing 35-52 record against the spread this season.
  • When they are at least 2-point favorites, the Bucks have a record ATS of 29-40.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 56.3% of games (49 out of 87 matchups).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points and rebounds. He averages 28.1 points per game while tacking on 11.0 rebounds.
  • Jrue Holiday paces the squad with 6.1 assists per game.
  • Bryn Forbes is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, knocking down 2.2 per game.
  • Milwaukee's blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who averages 1.5 per game. Holiday leads the team averaging 1.6 steals an outing.

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Bucks Last 10 Games

Bucks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBucks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/29/2021Hawks110-88 ATLNoAway+15.5197.53300-10000PlayoffsNoOver
6/27/2021Hawks113-102 MILYesAway-2.5224.5-150125PlayoffsYesUnder
6/25/2021Hawks125-91 MILYesHome-32.5217.5-100002800PlayoffsYesUnder
6/23/2021Hawks116-113 ATLYesHome-1.5222.5-130105PlayoffsNoOver
6/19/2021Nets115-111 MILNoAway+3.5218.5195-250PlayoffsYesOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-44-63-7-0208.2104.5103.7+4.133.4%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot),Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee)

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 44-42 ATS.
  • When they are at least 2-point underdogs, the Hawks have fared well, going 25-20 against the spread.
  • Atlanta has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 45.3% of matchups this season (39 out of 86 opportunities).

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's stat line of 14.3 rebounds, 15.2 points and 0.8 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic averages 3.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Hawks.
  • 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

Hawks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalHawks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/29/2021Bucks110-88 ATLYesHome-15.5197.5-100003300PlayoffsYesOver
6/27/2021Bucks113-102 MILNoHome+2.5224.5125-150PlayoffsNoUnder
6/25/2021Bucks125-91 MILNoAway+32.5217.52800-10000PlayoffsNoUnder
6/23/2021Bucks116-113 ATLNoAway+1.5222.5105-130PlayoffsYesOver
6/20/202176ers103-96 ATLNoAway+3.5202.5140-165PlayoffsYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-55-54-6-0213.6104.6109-3.135.6%

Hawks Injuries

Hawks:De'Andre Hunter: Out For Season (Knee),Bogdan Bogdanovic: Day To Day (Knee),Clint Capela: Day To Day (Face),Trae Young: Day To Day (Foot),Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness)

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