Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 6/29/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-6)
The Atlanta Hawks (41-31) play the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26) at State Farm Arena on Tuesday in Game 4 of their series. The Bucks lead 2-1. Milwaukee opens this game as 6-point favorites. The O/U is set at 221.
The Bucks took home the win by a score of 113-102 in Game 3. Milwaukee wrapped up the contest with a 51.1% FG percentage (45 of 88) and buried 11 of 29 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the Bucks made 12 of their 21 tries for a percentage of 57.1%. In relation to pulling down rebounds, they collected 50 with 15 of them being offensive. They also doled out 27 dimes in the game in addition to forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Regarding defending, Milwaukee allowed the other team to go 46.4% from the floor on 39 of 84 shooting. Atlanta totaled 20 assists and had 8 steals for the matchup. Additionally, Atlanta collected 35 rebounds (9 offensive, 26 defensive) and had 5 blocks. Atlanta shot 56.3% from the charity stripe by making 9 of their 16 attempts. They converted 15 out of their 37 attempts from beyond the arc.
Khris Middleton is someone who was a factor in this matchup. He ended up scoring 38 points on 15 out of 26 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 42:28 mins played and pulled down 11 rebounds. Middleton finished the game shooting 57.7% from the floor and totaled 7 dimes. Another guy that was a major contributor in the game for the Bucks was Giannis Antetokounmpo. He pulled down 11 rebounds in his 40:50 min played. He ended up shooting 61.9% from the field in the matchup by shooting 13-of-21 (33 points). When the game finished, Antetokounmpo totaled 4 assists.
Milwaukee comes into this game with a win-loss mark of 46-26 this year. They are turning it over 13.8 times per game and as a squad they commit 17.3 fouls every game. As a unit, Milwaukee is snagging 48.1 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 1,834 assists so far this season, which has them ranked 14th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Bucks are hitting 38.9% on shots from 3-point land (1,038 of 2,669) and 76.0% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 120.1 points per game (1st in the NBA) while going 48.7% from the floor. On the defensive end, the Bucks are forcing 13.2 turnovers every game while drawing 18.3 fouls. The Bucks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 45.6% (947 of 1,320) and they relinquish 43.4 rebounds per game as a unit. They rank 17th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 1,804 relinquished so far this year. They give up 38.4% from beyond the arc and they are 22nd in the league in PPG allowed (114.2).
In their Game 3 loss, the Hawks snagged 26 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 35 for the game. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while recording 8 steals in this game. The Bucks committed 18 fouls for the game which took the Hawks to the free throw line for a total of 16 tries. They were able to bury 9 of them for a percentage of 56.3%. In terms of shots from 3-point land, Atlanta knocked down 15 out of 37 tries (40.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Hawks went 39 for 84 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.4%. The Hawks permitted the Bucks to make 45 of 88 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 51.1% in this contest. They finished the game shooting 37.9% from 3-point land via 11 out of 29 and ended up shooting 12 of 21 from the free throw line (57.1%). With respect to team rebounding, Atlanta permitted Milwaukee to grab 50 in all (15 on the offensive glass).
Trae Young ended up having an impact for the Hawks for the contest. He made 12 of 23 in this contest for a rate of 52.2%, but wasn't able to grab a rebound. Young racked up 35 points in his 39:21 mins of playing time and had 4 dimes for this game. Someone else that was pivotal for Atlanta was John Collins. He finished with 1 assist in 23:11 mins on the court, and he shot 6 of 8 from the floor. Collins walked away from this one going 75.0% from the field as well as contributing 13 points and 8 total rebounds.
Atlanta has a record of 41-31 for the campaign. As an offense, the Hawks are connecting on 46.8% from the field, which has them ranked 17th in the NBA. Atlanta has earned 8,186 points for the campaign (113.7 per game) and they average 45.6 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 24.1 times per contest (19th in the NBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.2 times per contest. The Hawks have committed 19.3 personal fouls per game and they go 81.2% from the charity stripe. The Hawks on the defensive end are ranked 12th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 111.4. The Atlanta defense concedes 34.9% on shots from beyond the perimeter (858 of 2,460) and opponents are knocking down 80.3% of their foul shots. They surrender 24.4 dimes and 42.7 boards every game, which ranks 11th and 8th in the league. They have forced 12.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.3% from the field (12th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-6)
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