Bucks Vs Hawks: Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 23, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on June 21, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks are 7.5-point underdogs heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26, 8-3) at Fiserv Forum on Wednesday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The matchup has a point total of 227.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of June 21, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Hawks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of June 21

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

Hawks:
De’Andre Hunter: Out For Season (Knee),
Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),
Bogdan Bogdanovic: Day To Day (Knee),
Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness)

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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

Bucks Player Props

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 53.5, 8.5 higher than his season average of 45.0.
  • Jrue Holiday’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 33.5, 5.2 higher than his season average of 28.3.
  • Bryn Forbes’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 1.3 shots greater than his season average of 2.2.
  • Brook Lopez’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Hawks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 63 25.3 3.9 9.4 0.8 0.2 2.2
John Collins 63 17.6 7.4 1.2 0.5 1.0 1.3
Bogdan Bogdanovic 44 16.4 3.6 3.3 1.1 0.3 3.3
Clint Capela 63 15.2 14.3 0.8 0.7 2.0 0.0
De’Andre Hunter 23 15.0 4.8 1.9 0.8 0.5 1.3

Hawks Player Props

  • Trae Young’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 44.5, 5.9 greater than his season average of 38.6.
  • Clint Capela’s rebounding prop total for the contest is listed at 17.5 boards, 3.2 rebounds higher than his season average of 14.3.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 3.3.
  • Cam Reddish’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals higher than his season average of 1.3.

Shooting Trends

  • The Bucks are shooting 48.3% from the field this season, 2.2 percentage points higher than the 46.1% the Hawks allow to opponents.
  • In games Milwaukee shoots higher than 46.1% from the field, it is 30-23 against the spread and 39-14 overall.
  • Atlanta has a 40-14-1 record against the spread and a 44-11 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 48.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Hawks have shot at a 46.4% clip from the field this season, 1.1 percentage points above the 45.3% shooting opponents of the Bucks have averaged.
  • Atlanta has put together a 33-17 record against the spread and a 33-17 straight up record in games it shoots better than 45.3% from the field.
  • Milwaukee is 33-13 against the spread and 43-3 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot over 46.4% from the field.
  • The Bucks shoot 37.9% from three-point range, 2.7% higher than the 35.2% the Hawks allow to opponents.
  • Milwaukee has a 28-26 record against the spread and a 39-15 record overall when the team hits more than 35.2% of its three-point shots.
  • Atlanta is 36-16-1 against the spread and 38-15 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 37.9% from deep.
  • The Hawks are knocking down 36.9% of their shots from three-point distance, which is only 1.1 percentage points fewer than the 38% the Bucks’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Atlanta has a 28-5-1 ATS record and is 28-6 straight-up when the team hits more than 38% of its three-point attempts.
  • Milwaukee has a 29-12 ATS record and a 37-4 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 36.9% from three-point distance.
  • The Bucks connect on 14 three-pointers per game this season, 1.7 more makes per game than the Hawks give up (12.3).
  • When Milwaukee makes more threes than its opponents, it is 24-9 against the spread and 30-3 overall. When Atlanta is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 11-25 ATS and 12-24 straight up.
  • The Bucks make the fifth-most three-pointers in the league, while the Hawks give up the ninth-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Bucks vs Hawks Stat Rankings

Bucks Rank Bucks AVG Hawks AVG Hawks Rank
1st 118.5 Points Scored 112.6 13th
22nd 112.7 Points Allowed 110.5 12th
3rd 48.6 Rebounds 45.3 8th
12th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 10.3 7th
5th 14 3pt Made 12.3 17th
14th 24.9 Assists 23.5 19th
16th 13.3 Turnovers 12.4 9th

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