At the beginning of the season the Boston Celtics were the consensus pick to win the Eastern Conference championship. But after the Milwaukee Bucks decimated Boston in a five game second round series perceptions have changed dramatically. Milwaukee is now the NBA games betting odds favorite to win the Eastern Conference. But to fulfill that role as the favorite the Bucks must eliminate an experienced Toronto Raptors team that is coming off a franchise milestone. For the first time in their history the Raptors have advanced to the third round of the playoffs.
Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks Game 1
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Raptors||+6 (-110)||218 (-110)||+225|
|Bucks||-6 (-110)||218 (-110)||-265|
Raptors vs. Bucks TV Coverage: TNT
Eastern Conference Finals
First this series will open with games one and two at Milwaukee. Toronto will host games three and four. If necessary, the Bucks will host game five with the Raptors getting game six. Accordingly, if there is a game seven it will take place in Brew City.
Toronto Raptors Road to the Eastern Conference Finals
Toronto had little problem in the opening round with a five-game series win over the Orlando Magic. However, the second round was much more difficult. Toronto needed all seven games and a last second shot by Kawhi Leonard to get past the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round. Overall the Raps have split their 12 post season NBA games betting matchups.
Milwaukee Bucks Road to the Eastern Conference Finals
By contrast the Bucks have been a dominant online sportsbook post season play. Milwaukee destroyed Detroit in a four game first round sweep. Following that was a second-round five game decimation of the Boston Celtics. Most important of all the Bucks have paid in eight out of nine playoff matchups.
Kawhi vs. Giannis
In this situation we are treated two a matchup of two of the biggest superstars in the NBA. Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard will go down in Toronto lore for his shot heard round the world to win game seven over Philadelphia. Leonard is averaging 31.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game in the post season. Along the same lines Giannis Antetokounmpo is emerging as the best player in the Association. Giannis is averaging 27.4 points and 11.3 rebounds per outing in the playoffs.
Raptors vs. Bucks Head to Head vs Spread at Milwaukee
Toronto has been a strong wagering value at Brew City. Consider the Raptors have covered four of their last five games at Milwaukee. The Raptors and Bucks have gone over the total in their last three meetings in Milwaukee. Additionally, the Bucks won and covered three of the four meetings between these teams this season. Toronto split the two games at Fiserv Forum for 2018-19 both straight up and against the spread.
Matchup to Watch
On this occasion Milwaukee enters the game with tremendous and proven NBA games betting odds value. Additionally, the Raptors may be drained after that epic seven game series win over Philadelphia.
Raptors vs. Bucks NBA games Betting Odds Picks
In view of their tremendous profitability so far in post season Milwaukee rates the call!
Raptors vs. Bucks NBA Betting Online Pick: Milwaukee Bucks
Raptors vs. Bucks NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Bucks 109, Raptors 98
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