Heat vs. Bucks Prediction
The Heat will go for their sixth straight win and a series victory over the host Bucks tonight when the two teams meet in Milwaukee at 8:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Heat are just a 2.5-point favorite versus the Bucks for tonight's game while the over/under currently sits at 200.5 points, down from the opening number of 201. (Shop lines for all of tonight's NBA games.)
Miami hasn't missed a beat since losing Chris Bosh and center Hassan Whiteside. The team is 8-2 without Bosh and 6-3 without Whiteside and will face a Milwaukee squad tonight that lost for the fifth time in seven games on Monday. In the their back-to-back losses to Chicago and Oklahoma City, the Bucks shot a combined 38.7 percent and were 10-for-37 (27.0 percent) from 3-point range.
Even though Jabari Parker, Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo are playing well for Milwaukee, the Bucks are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games while the Heat have covered in five of their last six road games. Miami is also 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games overall and 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games versus Eastern Conference opponents.
WEDNESDAY NBA FREE PICK: MIAMI HEAT -2.5