Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat - 10/26/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 4:10 PM (Fiserv Forum)

Milwaukee Bucks -10.5 . Total 224 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Miami Heat travel to Milwaukee, WI with a record of (1-0) to face the Bucks who are also (1-0).  The Heat opened their season with a 120-101 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. The Bucks opened their season with an impressive 117-111 road win at the Houston Rockets.

The Heat were led in scoring by Justice Winslow with 27 points.  Winslow had 27 points on 10/21 shooting, while adding 7 rebounds and 7 assists.  Kendrick Nunn who went un drafted scored 24 points in the win. As a team, the Heat made 84% of their free throws.  Defensively, the Heat held the Grizzlies to 15% from 3 point range on 32 attempts.

In the win over the Rockets, the Bucks saw 7 players finish with at least 10 points.  Giannis Antetokounmpo had a triple-double in the game, scoring 30 points, dishing out 11 assists, and grabbing 13 rebounds.  Wesley Matthews added 14 points in the game. Ersan Ilyasova contributed a double-double off the bench. The Bucks as a team had 31 assists in the win. 

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Betting Trends 2018-2019:

The Heat were 25-15 ATS as an away team.

The Heat were 43-38-1 ATS in all games.

The over was 21-20 in Heat games.

The Bucks were 38-28-4 ATS after a win.

The Bucks were 29-18-2 ATS as a home team.

The over was 24-24-1 in Bucks home games. 

Milwaukee has won the last 3 matchups against the Heat and have covered the spread in all 3 of those games.  The Bucks also opened the season with an impressive road win over Houston.  Miami enters this contest without Jimmy Butler and Dion Waiters.  With the Heat missing those two players, the Heat will most definitely be shorthanded, especially with Butler out. With as talented as the Bucks are, the Bucks should have no problem covering the spread here.  Final score prediction, Bucks win and cover 121-103. 

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