Could be an Eastern Conference playoff preview Friday night from south Florida as Milwaukee visits town. Both are in the postseason as things stand, although Miami’s spot is much more precarious. The Heat are home NBA betting lines favorites.
Friday Night NBA Betting Lines & Expert Pick: Bucks vs. HeatWhen: Friday, 8 PM ETWhere: AmericanAirlines ArenaTV: NBA League Pass, FSWI, SUNStream: NBA League PassRadio: 105.7 FM The Fan (Milwaukee) / AM 790 The Ticket (Miami)NBA Betting Lines: Heat -1 (199.5)
Season SeriesMiami leads 2-0 and this is the final meeting. On Jan. 14 in south Florida, the Heat won 97-79. Goran Dragic scored 11 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, and the Heat held Milwaukee to its worst shooting game in nearly five years. Josh Richardson scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds for Miami. Milwaukee shot 32 percent, the lowest percentage by a Bucks team in a regular-season game since March 22, 2013. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Malcolm Brogdon combined to shoot 13 for 24 for the BucksJust three days later in Milwaukee, the Heat won 106-101. Whiteside had a season-high 27 points along with 13 rebounds and six blocks. Dragic and Kelly Olynyk added 15 points apiece. Khris Middleton had 25 points to lead Milwaukee. Antetokounmpo added 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.The Heat are 66-41 all-time versus Milwaukee during the regular season and is 33-19 in games played in Miami. The Heat are 33-22 in games played on the road.
Latest NBA Betting Lines Trends
- Milwaukee is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
- Milwaukee is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games
- Miami is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Miami is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games