Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds
Miami Heat is set to begin their NBA 2021-22 campaign tonight. They will be up against the defending champions Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks have already played one game this season. They defeated Brooklyn Nets in their very first game.
Hosting Nets at home, Milwaukee Bucks dominated the game very beginning. They were ahead of the Nets by 7 in the first half and were ahead of the Nets by 16 points in 2nd half. The game ended in 127-104 points with Bucks winning the game by 23 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the star of the game. Giannis looked more refined and has improved his jump shot drastically. He added 32 points and had 14 rebounds and 7 assists in the game. He was well supported by Khris Middleton and Pat Connaughton. Together they pegged in 40 points for the Bucks.
Tonight it will be Miami Heat who will be hosting Milwaukee Bucks. The last time the two teams clashed was in the 2020-21 Eastern Conference First Round playoff. The bucks won the 7 games series by 4-0.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds: Recent Form
The 2020 NBA champs, Milwaukee Bucks started their season’s campaign with a win against Brooklyn Nets. Recently they ended their preseason 1-4. Their latest loss was against the Dallas Mavericks 103-114. Milwaukee Bucks will be looking forward to repeating their last season’s performance in this season too.
The attempt at a repeat performance will depend heavily on the starters, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, and Jrue Holiday.
Miami Heat will be looking forward to settling the score with Milwaukee Bucks tonight. They are currently on 5 games losing streak against the Bucks. Recently, the Heat played six preseason games and were exceptional with their performance. They defeated Atlanta Hawks in the very first preseason game and went on to defeat Houston Rockets in their 2nd preseason game. After defeating Houston Rockets, Miami Heat went on the win the other 4 preseason games. San Antonio Spurs, Charlotte Hornets, Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics were the teams defeated by Miami Heat in the last 4 preseason games.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds: Head-to-head
Miami Heat last played Milwaukee Bucks on May 29, 2021, in the Eastern Conference First Round playoffs. Heat lost the game by 103-120 points. The two teams clashed 7 times last season, which includes 4 playoffs games and 3 regular-season games. Milwaukee Bucks won 6 of 7 games while Heat had just one success against the Bucks last season.
As of now, the two teams have played 118 regular-season games and 13 playoff games. Miami Heat has won 71 regular-season games while Milwaukee Bucks just 47 regular regular season victories against Miami Heat. In 13 playoff games, the Bucks have won 8 while the Heat has 5 wins.
In the last 5 games between the two teams, Milwaukee Bucks have won all five games.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
Miami Heat will be hosting Milwaukee Bucks tonight at FTX Arena. Heat leads the overall head-to-head clash between the two teams, however, the recent record between the two teams nowhere gives falls in accordance to the overall head-to-head stats. The Bucks has clearly dominated the last few meetings against the Heat.
Tonight Miami Heat despite being a host, it will be Bucks who will be starting as favorites. The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds also favor the Bucks over the Heat. As per FiveThirtyEight, the win probability of the Milwaukee Bucks stands at 53% while the chances of the home team defeating the visitors are 47%.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds: Match Details
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat
Scheduled Date and Time: 21st October, 8 PM EST
Host Team: Miami Heat
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