NBA Playoffs betting new… the Hawks look to be a team on the edge of contending for the conference title while the Bucks are young and now without one of their top players. Atlanta has too much for the Bucks to handle. This series could go six or seven games because of Atlanta’s struggles on the road, but ultimately, the Hawks should reach the second round.
The Bucks are 46-36 this season and 28-13 at home but 18-23 on the road. The Bucks were 31-21 with Eastern Conference opponents. The Bucks have injury issues coming in as A. Bogut is out the rest of the season with an elbow injury. Bogut averaged 15.9 points and 10.2 rebounds per-game.
The Hawks are solid 65.8 percent favorites over the Bucks. The Bucks are shooting 42 percent from the field and the Hawks are forecasted to shoot 45.5 percent. The Hawks have the rebounding advantage at 46.2 to 40.1. The Hawks are committing fewer turnovers at 12.4 vs 13.5 for the Bucks. The Bucks are making 8.1 three pointers on 34.2 percent from three point range. The Hawks are making 6 three pointers on 36.1 percent.
NBA Odds Makers have the lines at present have the Hawks at -7 and the
Total –Over/Under at 187 ½ and the Hawks are -350 and the Bucks +290 on the MoneyLine.
The Bucks: 46-36 SU, 53-28-1 ATS
The Hawks: 53-29 SU, 48-34 ATS
The Bucks more recently:
While playing on Tuesday’s they are 8-2
Before playing the Hawks they were 5-5
After playing the Hawks they are 4-6
After a loss they are 7-3
The Hawks more recently:
While playing on Tuesday’s they are 3-7
Before playing the Bucks they were 7-3
After playing the Bucks they are 6-4
After a win they are 6-4
The Bucks at home vs the Hawks on Saturday, April 24