Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds
Brooklyn Nets is once again back in lead in 7-games Eastern Conference semi-finals after they beat Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. It was Kevin Durant who with his 49-points masterpiece helped Brooklyn to a 114-108 victory in Game 5. With 2 more games remaining, Nets need only game to make into Conference finals while Bucks have to win both the remaining games.
On Tuesday night, Milwaukee Bucks dominated the first two quarters and by the end of first half they had commanding lead of 16-points over the Nets. However, the next two quarters was all about Kevin Durant’s magnificence. By the end of 3rd quarter, the lead of 16-points was narrowed to just 6 points and by the time the final whistle was blown, Nets were 6 points ahead of Bucks. Kevin Durant had a total of 17 rebounds and 10 assists in the game. He was well assisted by Jeff Green who delivered 27 points. James Harden was back in the side after recovering from ankle injury but he could not make much difference.
For Bucks, despite having a complete teamwork the could not hold on to the lead that they had initially. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points but his missed free throw seemed to have cost the Bucks the game. Khris Middleton pegged in 25 points for his team while Jrue Holiday had 8 assists and 3 rebounds.
On Thursday night Bucks will have an uphill task to remain alive in the title hunt while Nets needs just one win. However, Milwaukee Bucks will have home advantage in Game 6 of Conference semi-finals.
FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6. The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds also predicts the same.The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds updated on 17th June.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds: Match Details
Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6
Scheduled Date and Time: June 17, 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 Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds: Recent Form
Tuesday night Kevin Durant displayed his one of the most iconic performance by shooting 69.6% from the field. Brooklyn Nets who were out in first two quarters had a little hope of comeback as Bucks maintained a lead of 16 points. Even after 3rd quarter Bucks had 6-points lead over the host. However, assisted by Blake Griffin and Jeff Green, Kevin Durant made sure his team crosses the line before the Bucks in Game 5. Brooklyn Bucks have been magnificent this season as they ended their regular season at 2nd spot in Eastern Conference points table. Their conference record stood at 26-16 while they had an outstanding home record as they won 28 games at home and lost just 8. However, on roads they have struggled as they lost 16 games and won 26 games on roads.
They entered the playoffs against Boston Celtics with 5 consecutive wins behind them. In playoffs they won the series against Celtics by 4-1 games to set up their semi-finals clash against Milwaukee Bucks. They continued their winning streak as they won first two of the 7-games against Bucks but were defeated in next two away game. Currently they are 3-2 in series and two more games are left before the finals begins.
Milwaukee Bucks ended their regular season just below Brooklyn Nets. They had total 46 wins and 26 losses and maintained a conference record of 26-16. They have been excellent hosting teams as they won 26 regular season games at home and lost just 10.
In playoffs they were up against Miami Heat and Bucks clean swept the playoff by 4-0 and thereby made into conference semi-finals. They will be playing Game 6 of semi-finals at home. The Bucks will be looking to settle the series to 3-3 on Thursday and play the decider against the Nets. As they will be hosting the Nets, they will have a home advantage.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds: Head-to-head
Milwaukee Bucks have dominated the overall head-to-head matches against Brooklyn Nets. The two teams have played 179 regular season games as of now. Bucks have been victorious on 104 occasions while Brooklyn Nets have won 75 regular season games against the Bucks.
Even in post-season games, Bucks have been ahead of Nets as of now. Of 20 post season games, Bucks have 11 wins while Nets have 9 wins. The tally includes the last 4 conference semi-final games too.
This season of 5 games against each other, Bucks have 3 wins and Nets have 3 wins.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
Milwaukee Bucks have a home advantage in Game 6 on Thursday. Bucks have won both their home game against Nets in conference semi-finals. FiveThirtyEight too predicts a win for the host, Milwaukee Bucks in Thursday’s match. As per them, Bucks have 60% chances of beating Brooklyn Nets on June 17 while the chances for Nets beating Bucks stands at 40%.
The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Game 6 Predictions and Betting Odds will be updated on game.
However, looking at the outright predictions for this season’s NBA as published by Oddschecker and SMarkets, Brooklyn Nets have been favorites to win this season’s NBA while Milwaukee Bucks is now 3rd favorite to this season.