Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, 6/13/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn (-3.5)
Fiserv Forum is the site where and the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26) will take on the Brooklyn Nets (48-24) on Sunday in Game 4 of their series. The Nets lead 2-1. Brooklyn opens this contest as 3.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 230.5.
The Nets went home with a loss by a final score of 86-83 in Game 3. Brooklyn ended the contest with a 36.2% field goal percentage (34 out of 94) and buried 8 out of their 32 3-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Nets made 7 of their 8 attempts for a percentage of 87.5%. In terms of hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 50 with 7 of them being offensive. They also doled out 15 assists in this matchup while forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Pertaining to the defense, Brooklyn allowed their opponent to shoot 37.8% from the floor on 34 of 90 shooting. Milwaukee doled out 12 dimes and had 3 steals in this matchup. Furthermore, Milwaukee totaled 56 rebounds (7 offensive, 49 defensive) and had 5 blocked shots. Milwaukee shot 63.2% from the charity stripe by converting 12 of their 19 shots. They knocked down 6 of 31 shots from 3-point land.
Kevin Durant is someone who came through for the game. He walked away with 30 points on 11 of 28 shooting. He played for 42:52 minutes and also totaled 10 rebounds. Durant ended up going 39.3% from the field and totaled 5 assists. Another guy that was a determining factor in the game for the Nets was Kyrie Irving. He snagged 5 rebounds in his 44:57 minutes on the basketball court. He finished shooting 40.9% from the field in the game by going 9-of-22 (22 points). When the game finished, Irving had 1 assist.
Brooklyn heads into this game with a record of 48-24 on the year. They turn it over 13.5 times per contest and as a group are committing 19.0 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Brooklyn is pulling down 44.4 boards per game and is sitting with 1,929 assists so far this year, which has them ranked 7th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Nets are hitting 39.2% on three-point attempts (1,020 of 2,600) and 80.4% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 118.6 pts per game (2nd in basketball) while going 49.4% from the field. Defensively, the Nets have forced 12.6 turnovers every game and they draw 18.9 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 36.5% on shots from distance and they are ranked 21st in the NBA in PPG allowed (114.1). The Nets defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.9% (908 of 1,361) and they surrender 43.1 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 8th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,729 conceded on the campaign.
In their Game 3 win, the Bucks were able to pull down 49 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards for a total of 56 in the matchup. They coughed it up 10 times, while earning 3 steals in this contest. The Nets had 22 personal fouls for the game which got the Bucks to the charity stripe for 19 shots. They were able to make 12 of the free throw tries for a rate of 63.2%. When discussing shooting from distance, Milwaukee converted 6 of their 31 tries (19.4%). Overall, the Bucks ended up going 34 out of 90 from the field which gave them a rate of 37.8%. The Bucks allowed the Nets to make 34 of 94 attempts from the field which had them at 36.2% for this game. They finished 25.0% from three-point range via 8 out of 32 and finished the game at 7 of 8 at the charity stripe (87.5%). With respect to attacking the glass, Milwaukee allowed Brooklyn to snag 50 in total (7 offensive).
Khris Middleton pitched in for the Bucks in this contest. He converted 12 out of 25 in this game for a field goal rate of 48.0%, and tallied 15 rebounds. Middleton recorded 35 points in his 43:59 minutes of playing time and had 1 assist for the contest. An additional guy who came through for Milwaukee was Giannis Antetokounmpo. He finished this one with 2 assists in his 43:00 minutes on the hardwood, and he put in 14 of 31 from the floor. Antetokounmpo ended the game having shot 45.2% from the field while earning 33 points and 14 total rebounds.
Milwaukee has a record of 46-26 this year. The Bucks commit 17.3 fouls per game and they go 76.0% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 25.5 times per contest (14th in basketball) and they are turning it over 13.8 times per contest. Milwaukee has totaled 8,649 pts so far this season (120.1 per contest) and they average 48.1 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Bucks are hitting on 48.7% from the field, which ranks 3rd in the league. The Bucks defensively are ranked 22nd in the NBA in PPG allowed with 114.2. They are forcing their opponents into 13.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 45.6% from the field (5th in basketball). The Milwaukee defense allows 38.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (1,068 of 2,778) and opponents are knocking down 78.0% of their free throw shots. They allow 25.1 assists and 43.4 boards per game, which is 17th and 13th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+3.5) and over 230.5 points
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