The Milwaukee Bucks (39-24) are favored by 3.5 points against the Brooklyn Nets (43-21) on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 3:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on ABC. The matchup has an over/under of 242.5 points.
The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of May 2, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
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Injury Report as of May 2
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Ankle),
Axel Toupane: Out (Oblique)
Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),
James Harden: Out (Hamstring),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)
Bucks and Nets Records ATS
- Milwaukee has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 29-34 against the spread.
- The Bucks are 25-26 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3.5-point favorite.
- Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 36 of 63 games this season (57.1%).
- Brooklyn has a 32-31 record ATS this season.
- For the 38th time this season, the Nets are at least a 3.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 14-23 against the spread.
- 37 of Brooklyn’s 63 games (58.7%) this season have gone over the over/under.
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Head to Head
In their last meeting, the Nets took down the Bucks 125-123. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 34 points, and James Harden paced the Nets with 34. The Nets covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams scored 248 total points to cover the 240-point over/under.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|1/18/2021||Bucks||Nets||-4||240||-184||152||Regular Season||125-123 BKN|
- Milwaukee’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday’s matchup over/under (242.5 points) in 20 out of 63 opportunities (31.7% of matchups).
- In 31.2% of Brooklyn’s games this season (20 of 64), the total points scored was greater than Sunday’s 242.5-point over/under.
- This season the average total for Bucks games is 232.3 points, 10.2 fewer than the over/under of 242.5 points for this contest.
- The over/under for this contest is 9.4 points more than the average over/under in Nets’ games this season (233.1 points).
- The Bucks have an average implied point total of 119 this season, which is four points lower than their implied total in Sunday’s game (123).
- So far this season, Milwaukee has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (123) 29 times.
- The 118.8-point average implied total on the season for the Nets is 1.2 fewer points than the team’s 120-point implied total in this matchup.
- Brooklyn has scored more than 120 points 31 times this season.
- The Bucks are the league’s highest-scoring team (119.3 PPG), while the Nets allow the 22nd-fewest points per game (114.3) in NBA play.
- The Bucks have out-scored their opponents by a total of 398 points this season (6.3 points per game on average), and the Nets have put up 283 more points than their opponents on the year (4.5 per game).
- Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (28.0 points per game), rebounding (11.2 per game) and assisting (5.9 per game).
- Antetokounmpo’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 33.5, 5.5 points higher than his season average of 28.0.
- Khris Middleton makes 2.3 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
- Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.8 shots less than his season average of 2.3.
- Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who collects 1.4 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 1.7 steals a contest.
- Holiday’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.
- Harden is number one on the Nets leaderboard in both rebounds (8.0 per game) and assists (10.9 per game).
- Harden’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is posted at 7.5 boards, 0.5 rebounds less than his season average of 8.0.
- Kevin Durant has outperformed his Brooklyn teammates in scoring, putting up 27.6 points per game to go with 6.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists.
- Durant’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 48.5, 8.9 greater than his season average of 39.6.
- Joe Harris is tops from three-point range for the Nets, knocking down 3.1 threes per game.
- Harris’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 3.1.
- Kyrie Irving is at the top of Brooklyn’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Durant leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
- Irving’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.
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