Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 5, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks (41-24) will attempt to build on a three-game win streak when they host the Washington Wizards (30-35) on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Fiserv Forum as 7-point favorites. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-DC. The over/under for the matchup is set at 242.5.

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Bucks vs Wizards Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Bucks-7-105-115242.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Milwaukee's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday's matchup over/under (242.5 points) in 20 out of 65 opportunities (30.8% of matchups).
  • In 33.8% of Washington's games this season (22 of 65), the total points scored was more than Wednesday's 242.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the contest of 242.5 is 7.3 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Bucks (119.4 points per game) and the Wizards (115.8 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 231.2 points per game, 11.3 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Bucks games is 10.1 points fewer than the over/under of 242.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 8.7 points separates this contest's over/under (242.5 points) and the average total points bet in Wizards' games (233.8 points) this season.

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing 27-38 record against the spread this season.
  • When they are at least 7-point favorites, the Bucks have a record ATS of 17-20.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 60% of games (39 out of 65 matchups).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in points and rebounds. He scores 28.5 points per game while adding 11.1 rebounds.
  • Milwaukee's assists leader is Jrue Holiday, who racks up 5.9 per game.
  • Khris Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, hitting 2.3 per game.
  • Holiday leads the team with 1.7 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
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBucks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/4/2021Nets124-118 MILYesHome-4.5237.5-250200Regular SeasonYesOver
5/2/2021Nets117-114 MILYesHome-1.5235.5-145120Regular SeasonYesUnder
4/30/2021Bulls108-98 MILYesAway-12.5197.5-25001150Regular SeasonNoOver
4/29/2021Rockets143-136 HOUYesAway-8.5254.5-700500Regular SeasonNoOver
4/27/2021Hornets114-104 MILYesAway-16.5219.5-50001500Regular SeasonNoUnder
Bucks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-43-76-4-0235.6120.1115.5+3.639.6%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:Axel Toupane: Out (Oblique),Jeff Teague: Out (Abdominal)

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has covered the spread in more than half of its games, going 34-30 ATS.
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Wizards have gone 4-4 against the spread.
  • In most of Washington's games this year, the teams have not hit the over (31 out of 64 games, 48.4%).

Wizards Key Players

  • Russell Westbrook has tallied 11.3 rebounds and 11.2 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wizards leaderboards in those categories.
  • Washington's Bradley Beal averages 30.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game, making him the top scorer on the squad.
  • Davis Bertans averages 2.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wizards.
  • Washington's leader in steals is Westbrook with 1.3 per game, and its leader in blocks is Daniel Gafford with 1.4 per game.

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Wizards Last 10 Games

Wizards Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWizards MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/3/2021Pacers154-141 WASYesHome-14.5268.5-30001300Regular SeasonNoOver
5/1/2021Mavericks125-124 DALNoAway+5.5247.5220-275Regular SeasonYesOver
4/30/2021Cavaliers122-93 WASYesAway-23.5214.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
4/28/2021Lakers116-107 WASYesHome-10.5222.5-1200750Regular SeasonNoOver
4/26/2021Spurs146-143 SANoHome+1.5243.5110-135Regular SeasonNoOver
Wizards Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-27-35-5-0241.7126.5115.2+4.735.4%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards:Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee),Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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