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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks (Game 2) Predictions, Betting Odds, Picks, Point Spread

Written by: Christian Jope
Updated October 14, 2022
11 min read
Miami Heat Vs Milwaukee Bucks Game 2
  • After losing game one by a single basket, the Miami Heat open up as the underdog.
  • Two defensive-minded teams, game one saw the teams combine for a total of just 216.
  • Expect another big performance from Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

Team Point Spread Total Money Line
Miami Heat +4.5 (-110)
O 222.5 (-115)
Milwaukee Bucks -4.5 (-110)
U 222.5 (-105)

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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Predictions and Picks

Our Pick
The main reason that the Miami Heat were able to keep Game 1 so close was their tremendous three-point shooting. The Bucks are sure to key in on their shooters, and maintain their interior attack.
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How to Watch Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Information
Teams Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks
Location Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Time 7:30 PM EST, May 24th, 2021
How to Watch TNT

Head-to-Head: Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks

Miami Heat Head-to-Head Milwaukee Bucks
Erik Spoelstra Head Coach Mike Budenholzer
40-32 (6th in East) Standing 46-26 (3rd in East)
L-W-L-W Form W-L-W-W
111.2 (18th of 30) Off Rtg 117.2 (6th of 30)
111.2 (7th of 30) Def Rtg 111.4 (10th of 30)
96.6 (29th of 30) Pace 102.2 (2nd of 30)

Leaders (Per Game)

J. Butler (21.5) PPG G. Antetokounmpo (28.1)
B. Adebayo (9.0) RPG G. Antetokounmpo (11.0)
J. Butler (7.1) APG J. Holiday (6.1)
J. Butler (2.1) SPG J. Holiday (1.6)
B. Adebayo (1.0) BPG B. Lopez (1.5)
D. Dedmon (.708)/B. Adebayo (7.1) FG%/FGM G. Antetokounmpo (.569)/G. Antetokounmpo (10.3)
D. Robinson (.408)/D. Robinson (3.5) 3P%/3PM B. Portis (.471)/B. Forbes, K. Middleton (2.2)

MIA: Maintain the Ball Movement

The Miami Heat aren’t a team that you’d say have that singular killer player that could take down a team on their own. However, they’re well-drilled and disciplined, which is why they were able to keep Game 1 against the Bucks so close.

In their Game 1 loss, the Miami Heat shot just 36.4% from the field. However, they assisted on 61.1% of their field goals, accumulating 22 assists on 36 field goals.

It’s no secret that the Heat need to be able to score more to beat the Bucks, but they have to do it efficiently. Hitting 20 three-pointers is great, but on 50 three-point attempts, it seems counterintuitive.

Heat Key Player: (F) Duncan Robinson

The Miami Heat struggled to score in their first game, but they found a welcome contributor in Duncan Robinson. The third-year man was the top-scoring starter for the Heat, due to his tremendous shooting.

Robinson posted 24 points on seven of 13 shooting from the field. All of his attempts and makes came from the three-point range.

Against Milwaukee’s tough defense, the Heat will always be looking for an outlet. Head coach Erik Spoelstra will be relying on Robinson to continue to find his opportunities.

MIL: Get Your Perimeter Game Going

The Milwaukee Bucks will have the interior advantage against most teams in the NBA. However, in Game 1 against the Miami Heat, the Bucks struggled due to their poor shooting.

Despite being the fifth-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, Milwaukee converted on only five of their 31 three-point field goal attempts. While Antetokounmpo is difficult to match in the paint, the likes of Holiday, Tucker, and Forbes need to provide more on the offensive end.

As the Heat continues to blitz Giannis Antetokounmpo, his teammates need to reward his playmaking.

Bucks Key Player: (F) Khris Middleton

Robin to Antetokounmpo’s Batman, Khris Middleton rarely gets the spotlight. However, he showed how crucial he is in Game 1 of the Bucks’ series against the Heat.

Middleton posted 27 points, six rebounds, six assists, and two steals in 44 minutes of play. Did we mention that Middleton had the game-winning shot as well?

Middleton will be relied on more than ever, as the Heat will surely double down on closing in on Antetokounmpo after Milwaukee’s poor shooting night.

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Christian Jope is a writer, social media strategist, and data analyst. A Queen’s University Alumni, Christian is an author and social media strategist with Raptors Cage, while also working closely with MLSE and Canada Basketball through community-driven events.

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