Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks: NBA Finals Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for July 17, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.08 PM
The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 14-6) are 4-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 14-7) at Footprint Center on Saturday, starting at 9:00 PM ET on ABC. The series is tied 2-2. The matchup has an over/under set at 217.5 points.

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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 -4 -110 -110 217.5 -115 -105
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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday's matchup over/under (217.5 points) in 54 out of 92 opportunities (58.7% of matchups).
  • In Milwaukee's games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday's matchup over/under in 70 out of 93 matchups (75.3%).
  • The total for the matchup of 217.5 is 14.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Suns (113.9 points per game) and the Bucks (117.8 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 220.3 points per game, 2.8 more than this contest's over/under.
  • The Suns have seen a 222.1 average over/under in their games this season, 4.6 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 12.4 points fewer than the average over/under in Bucks' games this season (229.9 points).

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix holds a winning record against the spread this season, going 49-42-1 ATS.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 4-point favorite is above .500 at 28-24-1.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over in 54.3% of games (50 out of 92 matchups).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns in scoring, averaging 25.6 points per game.
  • Deandre Ayton paces Phoenix with 10.5 rebounds a game and Chris Paul leads the team with 8.9 assists per outing.
  • The Suns are led by Jae Crowder from long distance. He knocks down 2.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Paul leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Ayton collects 1.2 blocks an outing to pace Phoenix.
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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
7/14/2021 Bucks 109-103 MIL No Away +1.5 209.5 135 -160 Playoffs No Over
7/11/2021 Bucks 120-100 MIL No Away +18.5 222.5 3300 -10000 Playoffs No Under
7/8/2021 Bucks 118-108 PHO Yes Home -10.5 216.5 -750 525 Playoffs No Over
7/6/2021 Bucks 118-105 PHO Yes Home -10.5 218.5 -650 475 Playoffs Yes Over
6/30/2021 Clippers 130-103 PHO Yes Away -14.5 232.5 -10000 1750 Playoffs Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 3-7 6-4-0 213.5 107.1 106.4 -0.6 34%

Suns Injuries

Suns: Dario Saric: Out For Season (Knee)
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Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 38-55 ATS.
  • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Bucks have not fared well, going 27-36 against the spread.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year -- 54 of 93 (58.1%).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo sits atop the Bucks leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 28.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game.
  • Jrue Holiday's assist statline paces Milwaukee; he dishes out 6.1 assists per game.
  • Bryn Forbes is consistent from deep and leads the Bucks with 2.2 made threes per game.
  • Milwaukee's leader in steals is Holiday with 1.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is Brook Lopez with 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
7/14/2021 Suns 109-103 MIL Yes Home -1.5 209.5 -160 135 Playoffs Yes Over
7/11/2021 Suns 120-100 MIL Yes Home -18.5 222.5 -10000 3300 Playoffs Yes Under
7/8/2021 Suns 118-108 PHO No Away +10.5 216.5 525 -750 Playoffs Yes Over
7/6/2021 Suns 118-105 PHO No Away +10.5 218.5 475 -650 Playoffs No Over
7/3/2021 Hawks 118-107 MIL Yes Away -14.5 221.5 -10000 1700 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 %
6-4 5-5 7-3-0 219.9 112.2 107.7 +5.8 34.9%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot), Sam Merrill: Day To Day (Ankle)
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