Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat NBA Playoffs Game 3 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Milwaukee Bucks are 5.5-point favorites heading into Game 3 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at FTX Arena on Saturday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN, BSSUN, and BSWI. The series is tied 1-1. The matchup has an over/under of 220.5 points.

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Bucks vs. Heat Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN, BSSUN, and BSWI
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Arena: FTX Arena
  • Moneyline favorite: Bucks (-218)
  • Spread: Bucks (-5.5)
  • Total: 220.5

Bucks vs. Heat Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Bucks have gone 42-35-5 against the spread this season.
  • In games it was favored in by 5.5 points or more so far this season, Milwaukee has gone 22-17-2 against the spread.
  • This season, Bucks games have hit the over 41 times.
  • Milwaukee’s games this season have gone over 220.5 points 50 out of 82 times.
  • The average amount of points in Bucks games this season is 230.2, which is 9.7 higher than Saturday’s over/under of 220.5.
  • The Heat have covered the spread 30 times over 82 games with a set spread.
  • In games this year when an underdog by 5.5 points or more, Miami is 4-6 against the spread.
  • Heat games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 40 times this year.
  • In 46.3% of Miami’s games this season (38/82), the teams combined to score more than Saturday’s over/under of 220.5 points.
  • The 220.5 total in this game is 1.2 points above the 219.3 average total in Heat games this season.

Bucks vs. Heat Statistics and Rankings

Bucks Rank Bucks AVG Heat AVG Heat Rank
8th 116.9 Points Scored 109.5 30th
14th 113.3 Points Allowed 109.8 2nd
1st 48.6 Rebounds 40.6 27th
11th 11.1 Off. Rebounds 9.7 20th
4th 14.8 3pt Made 12.0 16th
12th 25.8 Assists 23.8 25th
21st 13.9 Turnovers 12.8 9th

Bucks vs. Heat Stats and Trends

  • The Bucks have covered the spread three times in their past 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have combined to hit the over in eight of those 10 games.
  • Milwaukee’s last 10 games have ended with an average of 228.8 points scored. That’s 8.3 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Bucks’ per-game scoring average over their last 10 games is 4.1 points higher than their season-long average.
  • The Heat have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 5-5 overall over their past 10 games.
  • Eight of Miami’s past 10 outings have gone over the total.
  • Miami and its opponents have combined to score an average of 220.0 combined points in its last 10 games, 0.5 less than the 220.5 over/under in this matchup.
  • During the last 10 games, the Heat are averaging 4.8 more points than their season average of 109.5 PPG.

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