The Milwaukee Bucks will take on Miami Heat in the NBA League at the Fiserv Forum on Friday night, with Bucks hoping to revive back after playing some of their worst basketball of the season and Heat aiming for a fourth straight victory in the tournament.
Milwaukee dropped a heart-breaker to the Cavaliers with a 125-124 road loss on Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena. Miami Heat heads to this game with a 110-105 road win against Spurs on Wednesday.
Bucks were struggling from the start of the game and were lagging by 11 points in the first half. The team fought back and got it down to tie in the third quarter. Then, in the fourth quarter, the Bucks struggles continued, resulting in a tough loss to the Cavaliers. There are few injury concerns that put a damper on Bucks’ party- Milwaukee star performer Giannis Antetokounmpo missed his second straight game due to ankle injury and Nikola Mirotic missed the game with a thumb injury.
Since February, the club has fallen into a role of inconsistency as they will win a bunch and then lose a bunch of games. Overall, Milwaukee Bucks are in exceptional form this season, winning 10 of their last 15 games. The club heads to this contest with a 5-5 record in their last 10 games and a 28-6 home record. Bucks are sitting at the top of the table of the Eastern Conference with 2 games ahead of the Toronto Raptors.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Betting Tips
Miami Heat are playing the best basketball of the season, winning the road games against the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs and also winning eight out of their ten games. The club sits eighth in the league standings with a 35-36 record and are just one game behind the final playoff spot occupied by the Magic.
In their last game against Spurs, the club dominated the first half, taking the lead of 17 points in the second quarter before closing the deal for a 62-47 advantage at halftime. The Spurs made a good recovery in the second half narrowing the gap to just 5 points, but Heat hold on to their lead till the end to register a crucial victory.
Bucks is clear favorite to win this game here, but we anticipate a fairly balanced showdown between two teams so place your bets on Total Points.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat Betting Tips: Total Points: Over 218.5 @ 1.90 at Coral Sports