Date/Time: 05-25-2019, 20:30 EDT
Spread: Toronto Raptors -1.5
In the sixth game of the Finals of the East, the squad that held the best record in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks, in this do-or-die game are visiting the 2nd in the East Toronto Raptors, who have a 3-2 lead in the series and are just one win away from the NBA Finals, where the Golden State Warriors are waiting after sweeping the Blazers in the Western Conference Finals with 4-0 wins.
Bucks had a 60-22 record (47-30-4 ATS) in the regular season and finished on top of the whole league. They have lost their last 3 games and in their latest matchup they got defeated by Toronto at home in the fifth game of the series, 99-105. Raptors had a 58-24 record (38-44 ATS) in the regular season and finished in the 2nd place of the East. They have won their last 3 games and in their latest matchup they were victorious against Milwaukee on the road in the fifth game of the series, 105-99.
Top Basketball BookmakersMilwaukee are led in scoring by Giannis Antetokounmpo with 25.9 ppg. He also adds 4.9 assists and leads the team in rebounding with 12.3 per game, while Kris Middleton follows with 17.1 ppg, adding 6.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game. Eric Bledsoe adds 14.1 ppg. 3.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game. Toronto are led in scoring by Kawhi Leonard with 31.4 ppg. He also leads the team in rebounding with 8.4 per game, while Pascal Siakam follows with 18.7 ppg, adding 7.2 rebounds per game. Kyle Lowry adds 14.5 ppg, 5.2 rebounds and a team high 6.4 assists per game.
Milwaukee lead Toronto 6-4 win so far this season and both squads are tied 2-2 wins in the four Toronto matches. Toronto are 39-11 at home, while Milwaukee are 31-16 on the road. Milwaukee have a better offense with 117.5 ppg to Toronto’s 112.9 ppg, while Toronto have a better defense, allowing 106.9 ppg to Milwaukee’s 108.5. Milwaukee have a better accuracy from the field (47.3% to 46.8%), while Toronto have a better accuracy from behind the arc (36.2% to 35%). Both squads commit almost the same number of turnovers per game (13 to 13.1), while Milwaukee grab more rebounds (50.2 to 44.8) and dish more assists per game (26 to 24.9). Toronto are the absolute favorite at home having the momentum from three consecutive wins and expect them to win one way or another today.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Game 6 Prediction: Toronto Raptors -1.5 (-109)