Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions
With back to back two wins Phoenix Suns looks strong to win their first ever NBA championship. With 5 more games to be played, Suns need just two win to be crowned as NBA 2020-21 champions. Milwaukee Bucks on the other hand will need to pull up their socks if they are expecting to win the NBA finals.
On Thursday night, in Game 2 of the finals Phoenix Suns registered a 10 points win over the visitors, Milwaukee Bucks. The game was completely about the all-round performance of Phoenix Suns with three of its players adding more than 20 points to teams total. Chris Paul in his 41 minutes stint on court added 23 points while Devin Booker pegged in 31 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Mikal Bridges had 27 points to his name.
For Bucks it was a one man show with Giannis Antetokounmpo scoring 42 points out of 108 points of Bucks total points. Krish Middleton and Jrue Holiday together added 28 points to the scoreboard. Saturday night in Game 3, Bucks will require their star players to perform so that they could half the Phoenix Suns’ lead in the series.
Milwaukee Bucks will play a host to Phoenix Suns for next two games of the finals.
FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 of NBA finals. However, the latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions updated on 10th July.
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Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3
Scheduled Date and Time: July 10th, 8PM 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 Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Since the beginning of the post season game, Phoenix Suns have been in great touch. They entered the playoffs with 51 wins and just 21 losses in regular season. They were 2nd seeded team in Western Conference points table. Their very first encounter in playoffs was against Los Angeles Lakers.
They defeated Los Angeles Lakers by 4-2 and made into the semi-finals to face Denver Nuggets. Suns registered a 4-0 win over Nuggets to make into the Conference finals. In Western Conference finals they defeated Los Angeles Clippers by 4-2.
Milwaukee Bucks on the other hand was 3rd placed team in Eastern Conference points table. They had a total of 46 wins and 26 losses in regular season. They maintained a 30-12 conference record while at home they had 28 wins and 8 losses in regular season.
They clean swept the Round 1 of post season games against Boston Celtics by 4-0 and went on to defeat Brooklyn Nets by 4-3 in semi-finals. In Eastern Conference finals, they defeated Atlanta Hawks to set up their clash against Phoenix Suns for NBA finals. They are currently 0-2 in the finals.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Including the last two games of finals, Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns have played 4 games against each other this season. Phoenix Suns have won all the four games while Bucks is still looking for a win against the Suns.
In overall post season head-to-head clashes, the two teams have played 4 games in the playoffs with 2 victories for the Suns and 2 for the Bucks.
Talking about the regular season’s head-to-head stats, there has been a total of 146 games regular season games between the two teams. Of 146 games, Suns have had a slight advantage of Bucks. Phoenix Suns have won 74 games while Bucks have 71 victories over Suns in regular season games.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Milwaukee Bucks is 0-2 down in the series and they now desperately need a win. On Saturday night, they will play a host to Phoenix Suns for Game 3. Milwaukee Bucks have been impressive hosting teams at home this season. Therefore, despite Suns winning the first two games, the home advantage favors Milwaukee Bucks for this game. FiveThirtyEight, too gives Bucks a slight advantage over the visitors. As per them, the win probability of Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 against Phoenix Suns is 51% and the chances of Phoenix Suns winning an away game against Bucks is 49%.