Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks: NBA Finals Game 1 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for July 6, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.08 PM
The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 12-4) are 5.5-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 12-5) at Phoenix Suns Arena on Tuesday, starting at 9:00 PM ET on ABC. The matchup has a point total of 218.5.

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Suns vs Bucks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -5.5 -110 -110 218.5 -110 -110
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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday's 218.5 total in 47 out of 88 games (53.4%) this season.
  • 66 Milwaukee games this year (74.2% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Tuesday's over/under of 218.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 232.3 points per game, 13.8 points more than the over/under of 218.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup's over/under is 1.8 fewer points than the 220.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Suns have seen a 222.2 average over/under in their games this season, 3.7 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 11.9 points separates the average total points bet in Bucks' games (230.4 points) and this game's over/under (218.5 points).

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 48-39-1 record against the spread this year.
  • The Suns have fared well as a 5.5-point favorite, going 25-21 against the spread when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over in 53.4% of games (47 out of 88 matchups).

Suns Key Players

  • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who averages 25.6 points per game.
  • Deandre Ayton paces Phoenix with 10.5 rebounds per game and Chris Paul leads the squad with 8.9 assists per contest.
  • Jae Crowder is the top three-point shooter for the Suns, connecting on 2.5 per game.
  • Phoenix's blocks leader is Ayton, who collects 1.2 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.
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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/30/2021 Clippers 130-103 PHO Yes Away -14.5 232.5 -10000 1750 Playoffs Yes Over
6/28/2021 Clippers 116-102 LAC No Home +10.5 228.5 2500 -10000 Playoffs No Under
6/26/2021 Clippers 84-80 PHO Yes Away -2.5 167.5 -225 180 Playoffs Yes Under
6/24/2021 Clippers 106-92 LAC No Away +11.5 195.5 1900 -10000 Playoffs No Over
6/22/2021 Clippers 104-103 PHO Yes Home -4.5 201.5 -350 280 Playoffs No Over
Suns Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 5-5 7-3-0 216.3 111.8 104.5 +3.2 34%

Suns Injuries

Suns: None
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Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has a losing record against the spread, going 35-54 ATS (covering only 39.3% of the time).
  • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Bucks have a record ATS of 25-33.
  • In most of Milwaukee's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (51 out of 89 games, 57.3%).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo holds the top spot on the Bucks leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 28.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game.
  • Jrue Holiday's assist statline leads Milwaukee; he racks up 6.1 assists per game.
  • Bryn Forbes makes 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bucks.
  • 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

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Bucks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
7/3/2021 Hawks 118-107 MIL Yes Away -14.5 221.5 -10000 1700 Playoffs No Over
7/1/2021 Hawks 123-112 MIL Yes Home -13.5 228.5 -5000 1400 Playoffs No Over
6/29/2021 Hawks 110-88 ATL No Away +15.5 197.5 3300 -10000 Playoffs No Over
6/27/2021 Hawks 113-102 MIL Yes Away -2.5 224.5 -150 125 Playoffs Yes Under
6/25/2021 Hawks 125-91 MIL Yes Home -32.5 217.5 -10000 2800 Playoffs Yes Under
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 5-5-0 216.2 111.4 104.8 +4.4 33.2%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee)
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