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Milwaukee Bucks at Phoenix Suns 7/8/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds & Info

Game Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date & Time Thursday July 8, 2021, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Phoenix Suns Arena
Latest odds
PHO -5.5 ; Total 221
TV Channel
ABC

The NBA Finals will continue on Thursday night, when the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns square off from the Phoenix Suns Arena. The Bucks have split their first ten road games this postseason and are looking to win their first title since the 1970-1971 season. In Game One, Milwaukee shot 45 percent from the field and trailed by as many as 20 points during a 118-105 road loss.

Milwaukee G Khris Middleton knocked down 12-for-26 from long distance and finished with a team-high 29 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 20 points and 17 rebounds in a losing effort for the Bucks.

The Phoenix Suns have won seven of their first nine home games this postseason and are in search of their first NBA title in franchise history. On Tuesday, Phoenix built an eight-point halftime lead and outscored the Bucks by eight points during the decisive third quarter. The Suns converted 25 of their 26 free-throw attempts and shot 47 percent from the field.

Veteran G Chris Paul led all scorers with 32 points on 12-for-19 shooting and dished out nine assists. Devin Booker contributed 27 points and six assists for the Suns.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Bucks are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games as a road underdog.
  • Suns are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games as a home favorite.
  • Under is 34-16-1 in Bucks last 51 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Under is 4-1 in Suns last 5 Thursday games.
  • Bucks are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

Free NBA Pick:

UNDER 221

Phoenix F Dario Saric injured his knee in the first half of Game One and his status for this game is uncertain. These are the top two teams in defensive efficiency in the playoffs and I expect the Bucks to be more locked in on defense. Take the under. Final Score Prediction, Phoenix Suns win 110-105.

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