The 38-45 Milwaukee Bucks will be in bounce back mode when they face the 67-16 Miami Heat in game two of their best of seven NBA playoff series from pro basketball on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Miami is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The NBA odds from game two has the home club Miami Heat favored by -13 ½ points with an over under line of 197 points. There has been no movement in the betting line since the odds were released a few hours ago.
The Bucks fell behind 0-1 in this series following a 110-87 road defeat in game one to the Miami Heat as a -13 point betting favorite. The total landed right at the closing line of 197 points.
Miami pulled away in the second half as they outscored the Bucks 58-42 in defeat. Milwaukee shot 41.5% from the field and made 7 of 26 three pointers. The team struggled at the free throw line by missing 8 of 20 shots. The Bucks failed to take advantage of 19 Heat turnovers as they got out rebounded by Miami by a 46-31 margin. Brando Jennings had 26 points but just two assists as he made 8 of his 20 shots. Monta Ellis canned 10 of 19 and contributed with 22 points. The Bucks two guards combined for 18 of 39 shooting and they still lose by 23 points. The Bucks have struggled from the field this season as the team connects on only 43.5% of their shots.
The Heat enjoyed a 55.9% shooting game and connected on 7 of 23 three pointers. They were efficient at the free throw line by making 27 of 33 shots. Miami got high percentage looks as the team scored 50 of their 110 points in the paint. LeBron James scored 27 points and pulled down ten boards as he made 9 of his 11 shots. The Miami bench produced 43 points in the win.