Miami Heat come in as the (+195) underdog in this game. Milwaukee Bucks are your (-235) favorite to win this game. Something that is going under the radar is the fact the Heat swept the Pacers with Oladipo, and hot handed TJ Warren. Myles Turner was playing well for the Pacers and they had their chances. I foresee the Heat being a tough test for the Milwaukee Bucks this series based on current form and recent memory. The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Orlando Magic in game 1 of the previous series. That is a tell tale sign they need a game or two in order to adjust to the match-ups from the opposing team.
A few betting spots for us tonight really stood out to me. One includes Giannis Antetokounmpo who has been on a tear all season and has turned it up in the playoffs. Beating the Orlando Magic in a 4-1 series. This Bucks team seems to have gotten back to their best form. My pick: Giannis Antetokounmpo OVER 1.5 3-pointers (-117). He has done this recently in 3 out of 5 games against the Orlando Magic. Expect the ball to land in Giannis’s hands most of the possessions he is on the floor. Plenty of opportunity here to make a splash!
If you are looking for early money in this game and maybe you don’t feel comfortable with the long-run; my best value play of the night is Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks 1st Quarter UNDER 57 Total Points (-117). Looking at the current form of these two teams I am wagering on a slow start. Each team only broke past 28 points one time in the previous playoff series. With the Miami Heat not playing in 7 days I see them taking at least a quarter before their shooting heats up.
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