Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions
Wednesday night Devin Booker was exceptional as he scored 42-points in the game. However, his phenomenal performance was not enough to help his team, Phoenix Suns defeat Milwaukee Bucks. Suns lost the Game 4 to Bucks by 6 points. With this win the two teams are now tied at 2 games each with 3 more games remaining to decide this season’s NBA champion.
After being 0-2 down in the series, Bucks had a lot at stake when they hosted Phoenix Suns for Game 3. With win in Game 3 they were able to halve the Suns lead and with Game 4 victory the season’s championship now heads to be decided by best-of-three games. In Game 4, Khris Middleton added 40 points to Bucks total while Giannis Antetokounmpo in his 43 minutes stint on court had 14 rebounds and 8 assists. He pegged in 26 points for the Bucks. For Suns, except for Devin Booker none of his teammates could reached 20 points mark.
Saturday night the two teams will clash in Game 5 of the finals. After losing 2 away games, Phoenix Suns will be hosting Milwaukee Bucks for Game 5 at Talking Stick Arena.
FiveThirtyEight, predicts a win for Phoenix Suns in Game 5 of NBA finals. The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions updated on 16th July.
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Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 5
Scheduled Date and Time: July 17, 9PM EST
Host Team: Phoenix Suns
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 5 Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns have had an excellent season so far. Both the teams are equally poised to lift this season’s NBA championship trophy.
Talking about recent form, Milwaukee Bucks have been able to divert the momentum in their favor after back to back two wins. The Bucks made into the playoffs as 3rd seeded team in Eastern Conference points table. They had a total of 46 wins and faced 26 defeats.
In playoffs, they defeated Boston Celtics which was followed by 4-3 series win over Brooklyn Nets in semi-finals. In conference finals they won against Atlanta Hawks to make into the NBA finals. Their only concern this season has been their away record.
Phoenix Suns on the hand ended their regular season as No. 2 seeded team in Western Conference points table. They had a total of 51 wins and just 21 losses. In post season games they faced defending champions, Los Angeles Lakers in Round 1. They won the series against 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 vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks played their very first head-to-head game back in November 1968. Bucks defeated the Suns by 3 points. Since then the two teams have played quite a good number of games against each other. Bucks and Suns have played 146 games in the regular season against each other. Bucks have won 71 games while Phoenix Suns have won 75 games.
Taking the playoffs game log in consideration, there has been only 6 playoffs games between the two teams including the last four games of this season’s final. Of 6 games, Phoenix Suns have 2 wins while Milwaukee Bucks have 4 wins.
This season, the two teams have had 6 head-to-head clashes, 2 in regular season and 4 in post season. Suns have 4 wins and Bucks have won 2 games against Suns this season.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
With Game 4 coming to an end and series tied a 2-2, the focus now shifts to Game 5 of NBA 2020-21 finals. Both Bucks and Suns have won their respective home games, Suns won the first two games while Bucks registered win in later two games. In Game 5 Suns will play a host to Bucks and they will be looking to cash in the home advantage while Bucks on other hand will look forward to carry on their winning momentum even in Game 5.
Looking at the recent form of both the teams and considering the home advantage, Phoenix Suns have an advantage in Game 5 of the NBA finals. FiveThirtyEight, too predicts a win for Suns in the Saturday night game. As per them, Suns have 63% chances of defeating Bucks in a home game this Saturday while the win probability of Bucks stands at 37%.