Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions
Milwaukee Bucks are once again in lead after defeating Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals. The Bucks need one more win to make into the NBA finals to face Phoenix Suns. Phoenix Suns headed to the finals after almost 30 years after they defeated Los Angeles Clippers in Western Conference finals.
On Thursday night, playing at home, Milwaukee Bucks simply outclassed visitors Atlanta Hawks. With final whistle, Bucks were ahead of Hawks by 11 points. Atlanta Hawks did manage to exert some pressure on Bucks in 2nd and 4th quarter but the 14-points lead in first quarter helped Bucks to have the game under their control.
For Milwaukee Bucks, Brook Lopez delivered 33 points while Khris Middleton was simply outstanding as he in his 45 minutes stint on court pegged in 26 points, 13 rebound and 8 assists. Jrue Holiday had 13 assists and 25 points while Bobby Portis contributed 22 points to his team total. For Hawks Bogdan Bogdanović’s 28 points was the highest from the Hawks’ camp. Apart from him none of the players reached 20-points marker. John Collins and Danilo Gallinari added 19 points each to the teams total.
On Saturday night the two teams will play Game 6 of the series at State Farm Arena. Atlanta Hawks will enjoy the home advantage but the pressure of win may impact their performance. For Bucks, they need just one win in last two games to be crowned the Eastern Conference champions and enter the finals of NBA 2020-21 season.
FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Milwaukee Bucks tonight. However, the latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions predicts win for Atlanta Hawks.The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions updated on 3rd June.
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Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6
Scheduled Date and Time: July 3rd, 8:30 PM EST
Host Team: Atlanta Hawks
Where to Watch: The national broadcast partners of the NBA are ABC, TNT, ESPN and NBA TV. For out of market or online viewing use NBA League Pass.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Atlanta Hawks have been biggest surprise this season. After ending their regular season as 5th seeded team in Eastern Conference they went on to defeat New York Knicks, 4-1, in first round of playoffs. In semi-finals they knocked out Eastern Conference table toppers, Philadelphia 76ers. In finals as of now they are on backfoot with defeat in Game 5. They will be looking for to even the series on Saturday night and head to Game 7 for series decider.
Milwaukee Bucks on the other hand have been dominant since the beginning of the season. Finishing the regular season at 3rd spot with 46 wins and 26 losses they made into playoffs to face Boston Celtics in round 1. They clean swept the series against Boston Celtics, 4-0 and entered the semi-final clash with Nets. In semi-finals they were up against Brooklyn Nets and despite being 2-0 down in the series, they went on to defeat Bucks by 4-3.
In regular season, Bucks maintained a conference record of 26-16 and have been excellent playing teams at home. They had 26 wins at home but playing away from home has been bit tough for Bucks as they could win only 20 games and lost 16 games
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks have been involved in 226 regular season head-to-head games. Both the teams have had almost equal dominance with Bucks having slight edge. Of 226 games, Bucks have won 114 games while Atlanta Hawks have won 112 games.
Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks played their first one-on-one game back in 1968. Atlanta Hawks defeated Bucks in the first even head-to-head encounter. Talking about post season encounters, Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks have played 27 games in the playoffs with 13 victories for the Hawks and 14 for the Bucks. The playoffs stats includes the recent 5 games between the two teams.
This season they have been involved in 8 clashes including regular and playoffs. Bucks have 5 wins while Hawks have 3 victories.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
After winning 2 back to back games Milwaukee Bucks lost the Game 4 and the Hawks were able to even the series. However, with win in Game 5 Bucks are back in lead. They will be travelling to Atlanta for Game 5 to face the challenge of Hawks at State Farm Arena. The Hawks do have a home advantage, but the latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 6 Odds and Predictions favors Bucks over Hawks. As per FiveThirtyEight, Bucks the win probability for Hawks for this game stands at 51% while for Hawks the win probability is 49%.
Looking at the outright prediction, according to Oddschecker and SMarkets, Milwaukee Bucks is now 2nd favorites to win this season as per Oddschecker and Smarkets while Hawks are the 3rd favorites as per both the platforms.