Nets Vs Bucks: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 7 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 19, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on June 18, 2021

Oddsmakers have no clear-cut favorite between the Brooklyn Nets (48-24, 7-4) and the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 7-3) as they head into a decisive Game 7 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center on Saturday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied 3-3. The over/under in the matchup is 216.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from William Hill sportsbook as of June 18, 2021, 12:25 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Bucks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of June 18

Nets:
Kyrie Irving: Out (Ankle),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out (Knee)

Bucks:
Donte DiVincenzo: Out For Season (Foot),
Jordan Nwora: Out (Thigh)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nets
Total Pick Over (216)
Prediction Nets 117, Bucks 114

Our computers expect the same result as William Hill, but have the Nets winning by a considerably more robust margin (3.3 points). Take the Nets.

The model predicts a total (231.4 points) much higher than the one set by William Hill for this matchup (216 points). Take the over.

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 35 26.9 7.1 5.6 0.7 1.3 2.4
Kyrie Irving 54 26.9 4.8 6.0 1.4 0.7 2.8
James Harden 44 24.6 7.9 10.8 1.2 0.8 2.8
Joe Harris 69 14.1 3.6 1.9 0.7 0.2 3.1
Blake Griffin 46 11.0 4.9 3.0 0.7 0.3 1.5

Bucks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 61 28.1 11.0 5.9 1.2 1.2 1.1
Khris Middleton 68 20.4 6.0 5.4 1.1 0.1 2.2
Jrue Holiday 59 17.7 4.5 6.1 1.6 0.6 1.9
Brook Lopez 70 12.3 5.0 0.7 0.6 1.5 1.4
Bobby Portis 66 11.4 7.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 1.1

Shooting Trends

  • The Nets make 49.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 3.8 percentage points higher than the Bucks have allowed to their opponents (45.3%).
  • Brooklyn is 40-22 against the spread and 50-13 overall when it shoots better than 45.3% from the field.
  • Milwaukee’s record is 34-27-1 against the spread and 47-15 overall when its opponents make more than 49.1% of their shots from the field.
  • The Bucks’ 48.3% shooting percentage from the field this season is 2.7 percentage points higher than the Nets have allowed to their opponents (45.6%).
  • Milwaukee has compiled a 30-23-1 record against the spread and a 39-15 straight up record in games it shoots better than 45.6% from the field.
  • When Brooklyn’s opponents shoot higher than 48.3% from the field, it is 35-21 against the spread and 44-13 overall.
  • The Nets shoot 39.2% from three-point range, 1.1% higher than the 38.1% the Bucks allow to opponents.
  • Brooklyn has assembled a 32-14 record against the spread and a 38-9 straight-up record in games this season when the team knocks down more than 38.1% of its three-point shots.
  • Milwaukee is 29-21 against the spread and 38-12 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 39.2% from deep.
  • The Bucks’ three-point shooting percentage this season (37.8%) is only two percentage points higher than opponents of the Nets are averaging (35.8%).
  • Milwaukee has a 27-24-1 ATS record and is 37-15 straight-up when the team hits more than 35.8% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn is 31-18 ATS and 39-11 overall in games it shoots above 37.8% from deep.
  • The Nets’ 14.1 made three-pointers per game this season are only 0.1 more made shots on average than the 14 per game the Bucks allow.
  • Brooklyn has gone 33-18 against the spread and 38-14 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Milwaukee makes fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 14-33-1 ATS and 23-25 straight up.
  • The Nets make the seventh-most three-pointers in the league, while the Bucks give up the most makes from beyond the arc.

Nets vs Bucks Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Bucks AVG Bucks Rank
2nd 117.8 Points Scored 118.5 1st
21st 112.9 Points Allowed 112.7 22nd
17th 44.1 Rebounds 48.6 3rd
27th 8.8 Off. Rebounds 10.5 12th
7th 14.1 3pt Made 14 5th
7th 26.2 Assists 25 14th
14th 12.8 Turnovers 13.4 16th

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