Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions
Milwaukee Bucks made into to the Eastern Conference finals after winning the semi-finals series against Brooklyn Nets who were believed to be the most probable team to win this season’s NBA. The victory against Nets puts Milwaukee Bucks way ahead rest of the 3 teams qualifying for the conference finals. On Wednesday night they will play their first game of Eastern Conference finals against Atlanta Hawks who made into the finals after getting past the challenge of Philadelphia 76ers in the semi-finals.
Despite Bucks enjoying home advantage, it will be unwise to underestimate Atlanta Hawks who knocked off the fourth-seeded New York Knicks and top-seeded 76ers in the post season games. For Bucks it was the complete team work that helped them survive Nets in the last game of semi-finals. Even the massive 48 points by Kevin Durant could not help Nets in the game. For Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo pegged in 40 points while Khris Middleton had 23 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Hawks on the other hand defeated Eastern Conference table toppers, 76ers in an away game, Kevin Huerter delivered 27 points for Hawks.
The two teams will play the first game of Eastern Conference finals at Fiserv Forum, home to Milwaukee Bucks.
FiveThirtyEight predicts win for Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1 of Eastern Conference finals. The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions updated 23rd June.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 1
Scheduled Date and Time: June 23, 8:30 PM EST
Host Team: Milwaukee Bucks
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 NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Milwaukee Bucks have shown their excellent talent in post season games. After making into the playoffs, they were up against Boston Celtics in first round of playoffs. They clean swept the series against Miami Heat, 4-0 and entered the semi-final clash with Nets. After being down by 2-0 against the Nets in semi-finals they were able to equalize the series to 2-2, however, they lost the very next game and were on backfoot once again in the series. But with win in last two games against Nets, which includes an away game win, Milwaukee Bucks made into the finals of Eastern Conference.
Talking about their regular season form, they qualified for post-season games as No. 3 team that is below 76ers and Nets. They had 46 wins and 26 losses in regular season games. They maintained a conference record of 26-16 and have been excellent playing teams at home. Thy won 26 home games and lost just 10, however on roads they had 16 losses and 20 wins.
Atlanta Hawks on the other is a surprise entry in the finals of Eastern Conference. They finished their regular season at 5th spot with 41 wins and massive 31 losses. They had an average conference record of 24 wins and 18 losses but at home they won 25 of 36 games and lost just 11 games. However, their struggle in away games was clearly evident as they won 16 and lost 20 games playing away in regular season.
In round 1 of the playoffs, they won the series by 4-1 against New York Knicks and entered the semi-finals against 76ers. Defeating 76ers was something most of the NBA fans must have not expected, however, with never give up attitude, Hawks made into the finals by defeating 76ers 4-3 in the series.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks have a decent record when the two teams met. The two teams have played 226 regular season games as of now. Of 226 games Bucks have won 114 games while Hawks have 112 wins to their name. Even in the playoffs, the two teams have been equally strong. They have clashed against each other in 22 games, with both teams winning 11 games each.
This season the two teams have played three games against each other. Bucks leads the series by 2-1. However, the last game between the two teams in this series was won by Atlanta Hawks.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Milwaukee Bucks will play a host to Atlanta Hawks in Wednesday night game. Both the teams have defeated the probable winners of this NBA season’s NBA to qualify for the Eastern Conference finals. With Bucks having a home advantage, they are the favorites for this game. The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Odds and Predictions are yet to be updated. However, FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Bucks in this game. As per them, Bucks have 71% chances of beating the Hawks while the win probability for Hawks stands at 29%.
Looking at the outright prediction, according to Oddschecker and SMarkets, Milwaukee Bucks is now favorites to win this season as per Oddschecker and 2nd favorite as per Smarkets while Hawks are the 4th favorites as per both the platoforms.