Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 7, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (48-24, 5-1) are 1.5-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 4-1) at Barclays Center on Monday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The Nets have a 1-0 series lead. The matchup’s point total is set at 234.5.

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Nets vs Bucks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -1.5 -110 -110 234.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Brooklyn and its opponents have gone over Monday’s 234.5 total in 34 out of 78 games (43.6%) this year.
  • In Milwaukee’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Monday’s matchup over/under in 40 out of 77 matchups (51.9%).
  • The Nets average 118.8 points per game against the Bucks’ 119.9, totaling 4.2 points over the matchup’s over/under of 234.5.
  • This matchup’s point total is 7.2 fewer points than the 227.3 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 1.8 points fewer than the over/under of 234.5 points in this contest.
  • Bucks’ games have an over/under of 233.3 points this season, 1.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has failed to beat the spread more often than not this season, going 36-37.
  • The Nets have not fared well as a 1.5-point favorite, going 21-29 against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points.
  • Brooklyn routinely hits the over, breaking the point total in 40 of 73 games (54.8%).

Nets Key Players

  • The Nets rebounds and assists leader is James Harden. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds and racks up 10.8 assists per game.
  • Brooklyn is led in scoring by Kevin Durant’s 26.9 points per game.
  • Joe Harris hits 3.1 threes per game to lead the Nets.
  • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Kyrie Irving, who grabs 1.4 per game. Nicolas Claxton leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks a contest.

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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
6/5/2021 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
5/30/2021 Celtics 141-126 BKN Yes Away -16.5 248.5 -2500 1050 Playoffs No Over
5/28/2021 Celtics 125-119 BOS No Away +6.5 235.5 375 -500 Playoffs Yes Over
5/25/2021 Celtics 130-108 BKN Yes Home -24.5 244.5 Playoffs No Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
9-1 5-5 4-6-0 229.4 120.3 109.1 -1.5 32.3%

Nets Injuries

Nets:

Jeff Green: Out (Foot),

James Harden: Out (Hamstring),

Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

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Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing record against the spread, going 31-46 ATS (covering just 40.3% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Bucks have not fared well, going 28-39 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Milwaukee’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (46 out of 77 games, 59.7%).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo puts up 28.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game for the Bucks, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • Jrue Holiday’s assist statline leads Milwaukee; he racks up 6.1 assists per game.
  • Bryn Forbes is the top scorer from deep for the Bucks, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
  • Milwaukee’s leader in steals is Holiday (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Brook Lopez (1.5 per 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
6/5/2021 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
5/27/2021 Heat 113-84 MIL Yes Away -21.5 200.5 Playoffs Yes Under
5/24/2021 Heat 132-98 MIL Yes Home -24.5 235.5 -10000 3000 Playoffs Yes Under
5/22/2021 Heat 109-107 MIL Yes Home -3.5 204.5 -275 225 Playoffs 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 %
7-3 4-6 5-5-0 231 119.6 111.4 +9.4 40.2%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:

Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot)

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