Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 10, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 7:04 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 4-2) are 3.5-point favorites heading into Game 3 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets (48-24, 6-1) at Fiserv Forum on Thursday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN. The Nets lead the series 2-0. The point total in the matchup is set at 234.5.

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Bucks vs Nets Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Bucks-3.5-105-115234.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Milwaukee and its opponents have gone over Thursday's 234.5 total in 40 out of 78 games (51.3%) this year.
  • In 34 out of Brooklyn's 79 games this year (43%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the point total in Thursday's matchup.
  • The point total for the matchup of 234.5 is 3.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bucks (119.4 points per game) and the Nets (118.9 points per game).
  • This matchup's over/under is 7.4 fewer points than the 227.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Bucks games is 1.5 points fewer than the over/under of 234.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 2.1 points separates this game's over/under (234.5 points) and the average total points bet in Nets' games (232.4 points) this season.

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing 31-47 record against the spread this year.
  • When they play as at least 3.5-point favorites, the Bucks have a record ATS of 25-36.
  • Milwaukee has covered the over/under the majority of the time, in 46 of 78 games (59%).

Bucks Key Players

  • The Bucks points and rebounds leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He averages 28.1 points per game and pulls down 11.0 rebounds.
  • Milwaukee's assists leader is Jrue Holiday, who dishes out 6.1 per game.
  • The Bucks are led by Bryn Forbes from long distance. He hits 2.2 shots from deep 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
6/7/2021Nets125-86 BKNNoAway+22.5218.52200-10000PlayoffsNoUnder
6/5/2021Nets115-107 BKNNoAway+18.5228.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/29/2021Heat120-103 MILYesAway-8.5234.5-900600PlayoffsYesUnder
5/27/2021Heat113-84 MILYesAway-21.5200.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/24/2021Heat132-98 MILYesHome-24.5235.5-100003000PlayoffsYesUnder
Bucks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-34-64-6-0225115.7109.3+10.839.9%

Bucks Injuries

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

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Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn's record against the spread is 37-37.
  • When they play as at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Nets have a record ATS of 18-29.
  • In the majority of Brooklyn's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 74 games, 54.1%).

Nets Key Players

  • James Harden puts up 7.9 rebounds and 10.8 assists per game, placing him at the top of the Nets' rebound and assists leaderboards.
  • Brooklyn's Kevin Durant averages 26.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game, making him the top scorer on the squad.
  • Joe Harris is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Nets, hitting 3.1 threes per game.
  • Brooklyn's leader in steals is Kyrie Irving with 1.4 per game, and its leader in blocks is Nicolas Claxton with 1.3 per game.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalNets MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/7/2021Bucks125-86 BKNYesHome-22.5218.5-100002200PlayoffsYesUnder
6/5/2021Bucks115-107 BKNYesHome-18.5228.5--PlayoffsNoUnder
6/1/2021Celtics123-109 BKNYesHome-12.5236.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/30/2021Celtics141-126 BKNYesAway-16.5248.5-25001050PlayoffsNoOver
5/28/2021Celtics125-119 BOSNoAway+6.5235.5375-500PlayoffsYesOver
Nets Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
9-16-44-6-0228.3121.3107-2.331.1%

Nets Injuries

Nets:Jeff Green: Out (Foot),James Harden: Out (Hamstring),Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

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