Monday, August 15 2022

Who’s Playing

Milwaukee @ Miami

What to Know

The Miami Heat haven’t won a game against the Milwaukee Bucks since Dec. 30 of last year, but they’ll be looking to end the drought Thursday. Miami will face off against Milwaukee at 8 p.m. ET at FTX Arena. The Heat are coming off of a 40-32 season with hopes of advancing further than the first round of the playoffs, where they were eliminated by the Bucks in a four-game sweep. Milwaukee was 46-26 last season and is coming off of a 127-104 victory against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.

The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close contest. We’ll see if the game is as close as the oddsmakers expect or if one of these teams has a surprise blowout in them.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: FTX Arena — Miami, Florida
  • TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $32.94

Odds

The Bucks are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Heat, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bucks as a 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Miami have won 15 out of their last 29 games against Milwaukee.

  • May 29, 2021 – Milwaukee 120 vs. Miami 103
  • May 27, 2021 – Milwaukee 113 vs. Miami 84
  • May 24, 2021 – Milwaukee 132 vs. Miami 98
  • May 22, 2021 – Milwaukee 109 vs. Miami 107
  • May 15, 2021 – Milwaukee 122 vs. Miami 108
  • Dec 30, 2020 – Miami 119 vs. Milwaukee 108
  • Dec 29, 2020 – Milwaukee 144 vs. Miami 97
  • Sep 08, 2020 – Miami 103 vs. Milwaukee 94
  • Sep 06, 2020 – Milwaukee 118 vs. Miami 115
  • Sep 04, 2020 – Miami 115 vs. Milwaukee 100
  • Sep 02, 2020 – Miami 116 vs. Milwaukee 114
  • Aug 31, 2020 – Miami 115 vs. Milwaukee 104
  • Aug 06, 2020 – Milwaukee 130 vs. Miami 116
  • Mar 02, 2020 – Miami 105 vs. Milwaukee 89
  • Oct 26, 2019 – Miami 131 vs. Milwaukee 126
  • Mar 22, 2019 – Milwaukee 116 vs. Miami 87
  • Mar 15, 2019 – Milwaukee 113 vs. Miami 98
  • Jan 15, 2019 – Milwaukee 124 vs. Miami 86
  • Dec 22, 2018 – Miami 94 vs. Milwaukee 87
  • Feb 09, 2018 – Miami 91 vs. Milwaukee 85
  • Jan 17, 2018 – Miami 106 vs. Milwaukee 101
  • Jan 14, 2018 – Miami 97 vs. Milwaukee 79
  • Feb 08, 2017 – Miami 106 vs. Milwaukee 88
  • Jan 21, 2017 – Miami 109 vs. Milwaukee 97
  • Jan 13, 2017 – Milwaukee 116 vs. Miami 108
  • Nov 17, 2016 – Miami 96 vs. Milwaukee 73
  • Mar 09, 2016 – Milwaukee 114 vs. Miami 108
  • Jan 29, 2016 – Miami 107 vs. Milwaukee 103
  • Jan 19, 2016 – Milwaukee 91 vs. Miami 79

Source: CBSSports.com

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