Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 25, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 23, 2021, 9.41 AM

The Atlanta Hawks are 8-point underdogs heading into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 8-4) at Fiserv Forum on Friday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The Hawks lead the series 1-0. The matchup has an over/under of 226.5.

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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 -8 -110 -110 226.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Milwaukee's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday's matchup over/under (226.5 points) in 50 out of 84 opportunities (59.5% of matchups).
  • In 50.6% of Atlanta's games this season (43 of 85), the total points scored was higher than Friday's 226.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 231.1 points per game, 4.6 points more than the over/under of 226.5 for this contest.
  • This game's total is 3.3 fewer points than the 223.2 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Bucks have seen a 231.1 average over/under in their games this season, 4.6 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.3 points more than the average over/under in Hawks' games this season (223.2 points).

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing 33-51 record against the spread this year.
  • When they play as at least 8-point favorites, the Bucks have gone 20-20 ATS.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 57.1% of games (48 out of 84 matchups).

Bucks Key Players

  • The Bucks points and rebounds leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He averages 28.1 points per game and adds 11.0 rebounds.
  • The team is led in assists by Jrue Holiday's 6.1 per game.
  • Bryn Forbes is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, knocking down 2.2 per game.
  • Holiday leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.5 blocks a contest to pace Milwaukee.

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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
6/23/2021 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
6/17/2021 Nets 104-89 MIL Yes Home -6.5 197.5 -450 333 Playoffs Yes Under
6/15/2021 Nets 114-108 BKN Yes Away -1.5 226.5 -145 120 Playoffs No Under
6/13/2021 Nets 107-96 MIL Yes Home -13.5 206.5 -10000 2200 Playoffs No Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 5-5 2-8-0 209.5 105.9 103.6 +5.4 33.5%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot)

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has a winning record against the spread, going 43-40 ATS (covering 51.8% of the time).
  • When they are at least 8-point underdogs, the Hawks have fared well, going 7-5 against the spread.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this year -- 38 of 83 (45.8%).

Hawks Key Players

  • Trae Young racks up 25.3 points and tacks on 9.4 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Hawks' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Clint Capela grabs 14.3 rebounds per game (he also scores 15.2 points per game and adds 0.8 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic is the top scorer from deep for the Hawks, hitting 3.3 threes per game.
  • Atlanta's leader in steals is Cam Reddish (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Capela (2.0 per game).

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Hawks Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Hawks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/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
6/18/2021 76ers 104-99 PHI No Home +4.5 210.5 200 -250 Playoffs No Under
6/16/2021 76ers 109-106 ATL No Away +17.5 206.5 1750 -10000 Playoffs Yes Over
6/14/2021 76ers 103-100 ATL No Home +3.5 215.5 150 -185 Playoffs Yes Under
Hawks 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 5-5-0 216 108.7 107.3 +0.2 37.2%

Hawks Injuries

Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic: Day To Day (Knee), De'Andre Hunter: Out For Season (Knee), Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness)

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