Picks & Predictions For Betting The Miami Heat Vs. Milwaukee Bucks Series
Both the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks advanced to the second round of the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The Heat cruised past the Indiana Pacers with four-straight wins. They also covered against the spread closing as favorites in each contest. Miami came into the playoffs as the No. 4 seed in the East.
The top-seeded Bucks faced the No. 8 Orlando Magic in the opening round. They were stunned 122-110 in Game 1 as 14-point favorites. Milwaukee got the wake-up call it needed. It reeled off four-straight victories while covering the closing spread in all four games.
How To Win Money Betting The Miami Heat Vs. Milwaukee Bucks Series
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals was set for Monday night. Miami was looking to extend its postseason winning streak to five games both SU and ATS. The Heat’s Jimmie Butler got hot and the Heat knocked off the Bucks 115-104. They closed as five-point underdogs at Bet Online sportsbook . Game 2 is set for Wednesday nights NBA Betting action with Milwaukee listed as a 4.5-point favorite.
The Bucks remain solid favorites to win this series despite the early 0-1 hole. This has been the best team in the East all season long. It struggled a bit coming off the extended layoff. But the four victories in a row over Orlando appeared to have the team back on track.
Sports bettors looking for value in all the posted odds concerning this best-of-seven series have options.
With the Game 1 loss, Milwaukee is a more plausible -180 favorite to win the series. The Game 1 lost dramatically reduced the higher risk as favorites before the series got underway. The fact that the Bucks got blown out in the opener has to raise some concern. It is still hard to see Milwaukee losing three more games to the Heat before winning four.
Miami’s series price odds are now +160. A loss on Wednesday would raise that number back up higher. Yet, another upset would begin to make things rather interesting.
If you are still confident the Bucks are advancing on, grab the current series price at -180. If you are leaning towards Miami coming off an impressive win, this would still be a wait and see situation.
Another way to bet this series is the exact finish. The best odds on the board at +250 is the Bucks winning in six games 4-2.
The odds move to +300 the Bucks win in the full seven games. Milwaukee running the table over the next four games to win in five is set at +400. They way Miami played in Game 1, it is hard seeing the Heat losing four-straight games.
The best value on the board at BetOnline is Milwaukee in six at +250. The best bet on Miami winning this series would be the +600 odds on a 4-3 series finish. If the Heat are going to advance to the conference finals, they are going to need the full seven games.
You can also get favorable +150 betting odds that this series ends in six games regardless of the winner.