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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -2.5 -110 -110 231.5 -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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Bucks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/13/2021 Pacers 142-133 MIL Yes Away -15.5 255.5 -3000 1200 Regular Season No Over
5/11/2021 Magic 114-102 MIL Yes Home -15.5 213.5 -3000 1250 Regular Season No Over
5/10/2021 Spurs 146-125 SA No Away +15.5 264.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/7/2021 Rockets 141-133 MIL Yes Home -18.5 244.5 -10000 3000 Regular Season No Over
5/5/2021 Wizards 135-134 MIL Yes Home -3.5 265.5 -275 230 Regular Season No Over
Bucks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 2-8 8-2-0 248.1 125.6 122.5 +3.3 43.9%

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

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Heat Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/13/2021 76ers 106-94 MIA Yes Home -20.5 205.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season No Under
5/11/2021 Celtics 129-121 MIA No Away +7.5 256.5 - - Regular Season Yes Under
5/9/2021 Celtics 130-124 MIA Yes Away -8.5 240.5 -5000 1350 Regular Season No Over
5/7/2021 Timberwolves 121-112 MIA Yes Home -9.5 225.5 -750 525 Regular Season No Over
5/4/2021 Mavericks 127-113 DAL No Home +7.5 220.5 375 -500 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 4-6 6-4-0 228.6 116.8 111.8 +0.7 38.9%

Heat Injuries

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

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