The Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns face off in Game 5 of the 2021 NBA Finals on Saturday night. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET in Phoenix. The series is knotted at 2-2 after the Bucks won the last two games at home.
The Suns are four-point favorites in the latest Bucks vs. Suns odds from William Hill Sportsbook. For Game 5, the over-under for total points is set at 218 (see up-to-date odds for every game on our NBA odds page).
SportsLine analyst Larry Hartstein has identified the right side to back in his analysis below. Hartstein is a blistering 61-34 on his last 95 ATS picks involving the Suns, a stretch that has made bettors more than $2400.
Phoenix continues to shoot the ball at an obscenely high level. The Suns are shooting 86 percent from the free throw line during the playoffs, and they are putting up 49 percent shooting from the floor in the series. Devin Booker and Chris Paul provide mid-range dynamism, with Deandre Ayton near the rim and a bevy of shooters on the perimeter.
The Bucks are dominating the offensive glass during the series, grabbing more than 30 percent of their own misses. From there, Milwaukee had a 17-5 edge in the turnover battle in Game 4, and they took 19 more shots than Phoenix as a result. Giannis Antetokounmpo has been a dominant two-way force, with Khris Middleton exploding for 40 points on Wednesday.
Hartstein has locked in confident picks for Bucks vs. Suns Game 5. We can tell you he's leaning Under the total, but he know multiple crucial X-factors makes one side a MUST-BACK! You ABSOLUTELY need to see what it is before locking in any picks of your own.
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