Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 15, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 28, 2021, 8:33 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 6-2) are 4-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets (48-24, 6-3) at Barclays Center on Tuesday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied 2-2. The over/under for the matchup is set at 217.5.

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Bucks vs Nets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -4 -115 -105 217.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Milwaukee's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday's matchup over/under (217.5 points) in 62 out of 80 opportunities (77.5% of matchups).
  • In Brooklyn's games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Tuesday's matchup point total in 64 out of 81 matchups (79%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 237.1 points per game, 19.6 points more than the point total of 217.5 for this game.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 226.1 points per game, 8.6 more than this contest's over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Bucks games is 231.8 points, 14.3 more than the over/under of 217.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 13.8 points fewer than the average over/under in Nets' games this season (231.3 points).

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing record against the spread this year, going 31-49 ATS.
  • The Bucks' record against the spread as at least a 4-point favorite is under .500 at 24-34.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 57.5% of games (46 out of 80 matchups).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points and rebounds. He contributes 28.1 points per game while adding 11.0 rebounds.
  • Milwaukee's assists leader is Jrue Holiday, who averages 6.1 per game.
  • Bryn Forbes hits 2.2 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
  • Milwaukee's steals leader is Holiday, who grabs 1.6 per game. Brook Lopez leads the team averaging 1.5 blocks 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
6/13/2021 Nets 107-96 MIL Yes Home -13.5 206.5 -10000 2200 Playoffs No Under
6/10/2021 Nets 86-83 MIL Yes Home -3.5 190.5 -200 165 Playoffs No Under
6/7/2021 Nets 125-86 BKN No Away +22.5 218.5 2200 -10000 Playoffs No Under
6/5/2021 Nets 115-107 BKN No Away +18.5 228.5 - - Playoffs Yes Under
5/29/2021 Heat 120-103 MIL Yes Away -8.5 234.5 -900 600 Playoffs Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 4-6 2-8-0 213.1 109.4 103.7 +9.1 37.3%

Bucks Injuries

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

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Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has a winning record against the spread, going 39-37 ATS (covering 51.3% of the time).
  • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Nets have not fared well, going 18-28 against the spread.
  • In most of Brooklyn's games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 76 games, 52.6%).

Nets Key Players

  • James Harden racks 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 scores 26.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game, making him the top scorer on the squad.
  • Joe Harris is dependable from distance and leads the Nets with 3.1 made threes per game.
  • Kyrie Irving (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Brooklyn while Nicolas Claxton (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/13/2021 Bucks 107-96 MIL No Away +13.5 206.5 2200 -10000 Playoffs Yes Under
6/10/2021 Bucks 86-83 MIL No Away +3.5 190.5 165 -200 Playoffs Yes Under
6/7/2021 Bucks 125-86 BKN Yes Home -22.5 218.5 -10000 2200 Playoffs Yes Under
6/5/2021 Bucks 115-107 BKN Yes Home -18.5 228.5 - - Playoffs No Under
6/1/2021 Celtics 123-109 BKN Yes Home -12.5 236.5 - - Playoffs Yes Under
Nets Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 6-4 3-7-0 221.5 115.9 105.6 -2.5 31.4%

Nets Injuries

Nets: James Harden: Out (Hamstring), Kyrie Irving: Out (Ankle), Spencer Dinwiddie: Out (Knee)

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