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 Jul 20, 2021, 3.08 PM
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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -2 -110 -110 216.5 -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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Bucks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/29/2021 Hawks 110-88 ATL No Away +15.5 197.5 3300 -10000 Playoffs No Over
6/27/2021 Hawks 113-102 MIL Yes Away -2.5 224.5 -150 125 Playoffs Yes Under
6/25/2021 Hawks 125-91 MIL Yes Home -32.5 217.5 -10000 2800 Playoffs Yes Under
6/23/2021 Hawks 116-113 ATL Yes Home -1.5 222.5 -130 105 Playoffs No Over
6/19/2021 Nets 115-111 MIL No Away +3.5 218.5 195 -250 Playoffs Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 4-6 3-7-0 208.2 104.5 103.7 +4.1 33.4%

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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Hawks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/29/2021 Bucks 110-88 ATL Yes Home -15.5 197.5 -10000 3300 Playoffs Yes Over
6/27/2021 Bucks 113-102 MIL No Home +2.5 224.5 125 -150 Playoffs No Under
6/25/2021 Bucks 125-91 MIL No Away +32.5 217.5 2800 -10000 Playoffs No Under
6/23/2021 Bucks 116-113 ATL No Away +1.5 222.5 105 -130 Playoffs Yes Over
6/20/2021 76ers 103-96 ATL No Away +3.5 202.5 140 -165 Playoffs Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 5-5 4-6-0 213.6 104.6 109 -3.1 35.6%

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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