Date/Time: 05-19-2019, 19:00 EDT
Spread: Toronto Raptors -2.5
With the top-seeded both in the East and the NBA Milwaukee Bucks been perfect at home and taken a 2-0 lead in the series after winning the two games at home easily by an average of 15 points, they are now visiting Toronto and the 2nd in the East Raptors, who are still looking for their first home win against the Bucks this season and this will be the perfect timing to start in order to avoid possible series-ending 3rd loss.
Bucks had a 60-22 record (47-30-4 against the spread) in the regular season and finished in the first place of the league. They are 10-1 in their last ten games and in their latest matchup they were victorious against Toronto at home in the second game of the series, 125-102. Raptors had a 58-24 record (38-44 against the spread) in the regular season and finished second in the East. They are 1-3 in their last 4 games and in their latest matchup they got defeated by Milwaukee on the road in the second game of the series, 102-125.
Top Basketball BookmakersMilwaukee are led in scoring by Giannis Antetokounmpo with 27.4 ppg. He also adds 4.6 assists and leads the team in rebounding with 12.1 per game, while Kris Middleton follows with 17.7 ppg, adding 6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. Eric Bledsoe adds 14.6 ppg, 3.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. Toronto are led in scoring by Kawhi Leonard with 31.7 ppg. He also leads the team in rebounding with 8.5 per game, while Pascal Siakam follows with 19.4 ppg, adding 6.7 rebounds per game. Kyle Lowry adds 13.9 ppg, 5.1 rebounds and a team high 6.9 assists per game.
Milwaukee lead Toronto 6-1 wins so far this season and have a perfect 2-0 on the road, having won with a 92-105 and 99-104 score. Toronto are 37-11 at home, while Milwaukee are 31-14 on the road. Milwaukee have a better offense with 118 ppg to Toronto’s 112.8 ppg, while Toronto have a better defense, allowing 107 ppg to Milwaukee’s 108.3. Milwaukee have a better accuracy from the field (47.4% to 47%), while Toronto have a better accuracy from behind the arc (36.1% to 35.1%). Both squads commit almost the same number of turnovers per game (13 to 13.1), while Milwaukee Bucks dish more assists (26 to 24.9) and grab more rebounds per game (50.1 to 44.7). Milwaukee are as hot as it gets right now and expect them to win on the road one way or another today.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Game 3 Prediction: Milwaukee Bucks +2.5 (-108)