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Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets: Don Best NBA Playoff Odds & Trends for 6/17/2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 6-3) are 5.5-point favorites heading into a decisive Game 6 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets (48-24, 7-3) at Fiserv Forum on Thursday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN. The Nets lead the series 3-2.

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How to Watch

Time: 8:30 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN

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Bucks vs. Nets Betting Data

Bucks vs Nets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -5.5 -110 -110 220.5 -110 -110

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Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has failed to cover the spread more often than not this season, going 36-44-1.
  • The Bucks have not fared well as a 5.5-point favorite, going 24-27-1 against the spread when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • Milwaukee has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 43 of 81 games (53.1%).

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Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has a winning record against the spread this season, 45-36.
  • The Nets are 14-23 against the spread when at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Brooklyn has hit the over in 43 of 81 games this season (53.1%).

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Point Total Insights

  • In Milwaukee's matchups this season, the Bucks and their opponents have gone over Thursday's total of 220.5 points 60 times (74.1% of opportunities).
  • In 60 out of Brooklyn's 82 games this year (73.2%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the point total in Thursday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 236.8 points per game, 16.3 points more than the total of 220.5 for this contest.
  • The 226 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 5.5 more than the 220.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Bucks have seen a 231.7 average over/under in their games this season, 11.2 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Nets' games have a total points bet of 231.2 points this season, 10.7 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Previous Matchups

Milwaukee and Brooklyn have been evenly matched in their last 10 matchups, playing to a 5-5 record, while the Nets are 6-4 against the spread when playing the Bucks.

Bucks vs Nets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
6/15/2021 Nets Nets -0.5 222 -108 -112 Playoffs 114-108 BKN
6/13/2021 Nets Bucks -2 228 -135 112 Playoffs 107-96 MIL
6/10/2021 Bucks Bucks -3.5 234.5 -159 133 Playoffs 86-83 MIL
6/7/2021 Bucks Nets -1.5 238 -123 103 Playoffs 125-86 BKN
6/5/2021 Nets Nets -3.5 240.5 -160 133 Playoffs 115-107 BKN
5/4/2021 Bucks Bucks -1.5 242.5 -125 104 Regular Season 124-118 MIL
5/2/2021 Bucks Bucks -2.5 242.5 -136 114 Regular Season 117-114 MIL
1/18/2021 Bucks Nets -4 240 -184 152 Regular Season 125-123 BKN
8/4/2020 Bucks Bucks -18.5 230 -3771 1440 Regular Season 119-116 BKN
1/18/2020 Bucks Nets -11 235.5 -598 451 Regular Season 117-97 MIL

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Bucks Players to Watch

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring and rebounding, putting up 28.1 points and 11.0 boards per game.
  • Jrue Holiday is Milwaukee's best passer, dishing out 6.1 assists per game while scoring 17.7 PPG.
  • The Bucks get the most three-point shooting production out of Bryn Forbes, who knocks down 2.2 threes per game.
  • Holiday and Brook Lopez lead Milwaukee on the defensive end, with Holiday leading the team in steals averaging 1.6 per game and Lopez in blocks averaging 1.5 per contest.

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Nets Players to Watch

  • James Harden puts up 7.9 rebounds and 10.8 assists per game, placing him at the top of the Nets' rebound and assists leaderboards.
  • Kevin Durant scores 26.9 points per game, putting him at the top of the Brooklyn scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 7.1 rebounds and averages 5.6 assists per game.
  • Joe Harris is reliable from deep and leads the Nets with 3.1 made threes per game.
  • Kyrie Irving (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Brooklyn while Nicolas Claxton (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Injury Report

Bucks:

Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot),

Jordan Nwora: Out (Thigh)

Nets:

Kyrie Irving: Out (Ankle),

Spencer Dinwiddie: Out (Knee)

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