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How the public is betting Bucks vs. Suns in Game 5 of the 2021 NBA Finals

The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns are facing off in the 2021 NBA Finals. We go over how the public is betting Game 5 of the series.

2021 NBA Finals - Game Four
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks tries to get off a shot under pressure from Jae Crowder, Deandre Ayton, Chris Paul, Mikal Bridges and Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns at Fiserv Forum on July 14, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bucks defeated the Suns 109-103.
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The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Buck meet in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with the series tied 2-2. The Suns will look to get back on track at home after losing two games on the road while the Bucks will have a chance to make it three wins in a row and set up a clinching game at home Tuesday.

Here’s how the public is betting on Game 5 of the Finals courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Bucks vs. Suns, Game 5 betting splits


The public is overwhelming taking Phoenix with the 3.5-point spread. 86 percent of the money and 80 percent of wagers are coming in on the Suns here, indicating bettors believe the home team will continue to win in its building like the previous four games.


Betters are leaning to the over at 219, which has been crossed in every game outside of Game 4. 81 percent of the money and 78 percent of wagers are on the over, which makes sense given the level of offense on display in the series. The last game did go under though, so that may have led to some additional wagers going in that direction for Game 5.


As mentioned above, the home team has won every game in the series. Bettors expect that trend to continue here, with 69 percent of bets coming on the Suns with the moneyline at -165. The Bucks are getting some decent action though with 31 percent of bets and 33 percent of the money, indicating some bettors might be thinking Milwaukee has control after two wins at home. Most of the public is still backing Phoenix in Game 5.

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