Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 15, 2021

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A game after he put up 40 points in a 142-133 win over the Pacers, Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Milwaukee Bucks (45-25) at home against the Miami Heat (39-31) on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The Bucks are favored by 2.5 points in the matchup, which tips at 8:00 PM ET on BSWI. The over/under for the matchup is 231.5.

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Bucks vs Heat Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Bucks-2.5-110-110231.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Milwaukee's matchups this season, the Bucks and their opponents have exceeded Saturday's over/under of 231.5 points 42 times (60% of opportunities).
  • In 17 out of Miami's 70 games this season (24.3%), the competing teams scored more points than the point total in Saturday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 228.1 points per game, 3.4 points fewer than the total of 231.5 for this game.
  • The 222.2 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 9.3 fewer than the 231.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Bucks have seen a 234.5 over/under in their games this season, 3.0 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 15.7 points separates this contest's over/under (231.5 points) and the average total points bet in Heat's games (215.8 points) this season.

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing record against the spread this season, going 27-43 ATS.
  • The Bucks have not fared well as a 2.5-point favorite, going 23-36 against the spread when favored by at least 2.5 points.
  • Milwaukee has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 44 of 70 games (62.9%).

Bucks Key Players

  • The Bucks points and rebounds leader is Antetokounmpo. He scores 28.4 points per game and adds 11.0 rebounds.
  • The squad is led in assists by Jrue Holiday's 6.0 per game.
  • Bryn Forbes is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, connecting on 2.2 per game.
  • Milwaukee's blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who collects 1.5 per game. Holiday leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.

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Bucks Last 10 Games

Bucks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBucks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/13/2021Pacers142-133 MILYesAway-15.5255.5-30001200Regular SeasonNoOver
5/11/2021Magic114-102 MILYesHome-15.5213.5-30001250Regular SeasonNoOver
5/10/2021Spurs146-125 SANoAway+15.5264.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Rockets141-133 MILYesHome-18.5244.5-100003000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/5/2021Wizards135-134 MILYesHome-3.5265.5-275230Regular SeasonNoOver
Bucks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-22-88-2-0248.1125.6122.5+3.343.9%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:Axel Toupane: Day To Day (Oblique)

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Heat Betting Data

  • Miami has a losing record against the spread, going 30-35 ATS (covering only 46.2% of the time).
  • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Heat have a record ATS of 17-18.
  • In most of Miami's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (29 out of 65 games, 44.6%).

Heat Key Players

  • Jimmy Butler's points (21.5 per game) and assists (7.1 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Heat's leaderboards.
  • Bam Adebayo's stat line of 9.0 rebounds, 18.9 points and 5.4 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Miami rebounding leaderboard.
  • Duncan Robinson is dependable from three-point range and leads the Heat with 3.5 made threes per game.
  • Miami's leader in steals is Butler (2.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Adebayo (1.0 per game).

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Heat Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalHeat MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/13/202176ers106-94 MIAYesHome-20.5205.5-100003300Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/11/2021Celtics129-121 MIANoAway+7.5256.5--Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/9/2021Celtics130-124 MIAYesAway-8.5240.5-50001350Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Timberwolves121-112 MIAYesHome-9.5225.5-750525Regular SeasonNoOver
5/4/2021Mavericks127-113 DALNoHome+7.5220.5375-500Regular SeasonNoOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-24-66-4-0228.6116.8111.8+0.738.9%

Heat Injuries

Heat:Victor Oladipo: Out For Season (Knee),Kendrick Nunn: Day To Day (Calf)

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