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Milwaukee Bucks at Phoenix Suns 7/17/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds & Info

Game Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date & Time Saturday July 17, 2021, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Phoenix Suns Arena
Latest odds
PHO -4 ; Total 218
TV Channel
ABC

A pivotal Game Five of the NBA Finals will take place on Saturday night, when the Milwaukee Bucks visit the Phoenix Suns. On Wednesday, Milwaukee rallied from a nine-point fourth quarter deficit to even the series with a 109-103 home victory. The Bucks outrebounded the Suns by a 48-40 margin and turned the ball over just five times.

Milwaukee G Khris Middleton tallied a team-high 40 points on 15-for-33 shooting and grabbed six boards. Giannis Antetokounmpo contributed 26 points, 14 rebounds, and eight assists for the Bucks.

The Phoenix Suns won the first two games of the NBA Finals and are 8-2 on their home floor so far this postseason. In Game Four, Phoenix led most of the way but was outscored 33-21 during the fourth quarter. The Suns turned the ball over 17 times and shot 51 percent from the field.

All-Star G Devin Booker led all scorers with 42 points on a 17-for-28 shooting performance. Jae Crowder added 15 points and eight rebounds in a losing effort for the Suns.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Bucks are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games as a road underdog.
  • Suns are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games as a home favorite.
  • Suns are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games following a straight up loss.
  • Under is 9-4-1 in Bucks last 14 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Under is 5-1 in Suns last 6 games following a straight up loss.

Free NBA Pick:

Phoenix Suns -4

Phoenix F Dario Saric sustained a torn ACL in his right knee in Game One and will miss the remainder of this series. The Suns had a better defensive plan against Giannis in Game Four and limited the Bucks to 40 percent shooting. Unfortunately Booker’s foul trouble cost Phoenix in the final quarter. Take the Suns to bounce back with a win and cover on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Phoenix Suns win 113-105.

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