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Suns vs. Bucks picks for Game 1 of 2021 NBA Finals

We go over the spread, over/under and moneyline for Game 1 of the 2021 NBA Finals between the Suns and Bucks on Tuesday.

2021 NBA Playoffs - Phoenix Suns v LA Clippers
 Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns smiles after the game against the LA Clippers during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs on June 30, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks look to kick off the Finals right with Game 1 in Phoenix. The Suns will be hoping to set the tone with a home win while the Bucks hope to steal home-court advantage in the series.

Note: These lines are updated through 1:19 p.m. ET on DraftKings Sportsbook.

Update: Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) will play in Game 1 of the Finals vs. the Suns, per multiple reports.

Suns vs. Bucks odds, 9 p.m. ET, ABC

Spread: Suns -6.5

The Suns have been excellent at home in the playoffs, winning six out of eight contests in Phoenix. Devin Booker, Chris Paul and Deandre Ayton have been able to get a couple extra days of rest in and will be ready to go. The Bucks have Antetokounmpo in, but it’s unclear how mobile he will be.

Over/Under: 219

Both teams are solid offensively but also have a sound defensive structure. The teams are combining to average 218.7 points per game in the postseason. Take the over here.

Moneyline: Suns -265, Bucks +215

Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday are capable of being stars, but neither can match Antetokounmpo’s ability. It’s a good thing the Bucks have him back for Game 1. The Suns have been a machine at home and in the playoffs in general. They’re healthy, rested and ready. Take Phoenix to start this series off with a win.

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