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Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets 6/15/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds & Info

Game Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date & Time Tuesday June 15, 2021, 8:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY
Latest odds
MIL -2.5 ; Total 220.5
TV Channel
TNT

The Milwaukee Bucks look to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinals best-of-seven series on Tuesday when playing Game 5 on the road against the Brooklyn Nets. Milwaukee levelled the series at 2-2 on Sunday with a 107-96 victory at home. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the leading scorer for Milwaukee with 34 points, while Khris Middleton scored 19 and Jrue Holiday added 14. Holiday led Milwaukee with nine assists.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading Milwaukee in scoring and rebounding with averages of 25.6 points and 13.7 rebounds per game, while Khris Middleton is the second-leading scorer with an average of 21.6 points per game. Jrue Holiday is the leader in assists for Milwaukee with an average of 7.6 assists per game. Milwaukee has five players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team the Bucks are scoring an average of 107.6 points per game.

Brooklyn not only lost Game 4 for their second consecutive defeat, but may have lost All-Star Kyrie Irving who sprained his ankle on Sunday and did not return. Irving scored 11 points before injuring his ankle and sources have said the guard was wearing a walking boot and using crutches when leaving Barclays Center. Kevin Durant was the leading scorer for Brooklyn in the loss with 28 points.

During the postseason, Kevin Durant is the leading scorer and rebounder for Brooklyn with averages of 31.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. With James Harden sidelined, Durant is also the leader in assists with an average of 3.9 per game. Kyrie Irving, who is questionable for Tuesday's Game 5, is the second leading scorer with an average of 24.1 points per game. Brooklyn has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team the Nets are scoring an average of 117.5 points per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Milwaukee is 4-11 ATS in its last 15
  • The UNDER has cashed in each of the Bucks last 4
  • Brooklyn is 13-3 ATS in its last 16 at home
  • The UNDER has cashed in each of the Nets last 5

Free NBA Pick:

Milwaukee Bucks -2.5

In all likelihood Kyrie Irving will not play on Tuesday for Brooklyn due to an ankle sprain and the status of James Harden is unknown. Harden is nursing a hamstring injury and has missed each of the last three games. Milwaukee has covered the number in 16 of the last 22 played on Brooklyn's home court at the Barclays Center and in 30 of the last 45 overall against the Nets. Milwaukee takes advantage of a short-handed Brooklyn squad and wins Game 5 for a 3-2 lead in the series. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Bucks win and cover ATS 112-105.

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