Bucks vs. Raptors Game 4 Betting Preview: Will Kawhi & Co. Even the Series?


John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2).

May 21, 2019, 04:00 PM EDT

Game 4: Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors Betting Odds

  • Spread: Bucks -2
  • Over/Under: 216
  • Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Series Score: Bucks Lead 2-1

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It took two overtimes, but the Raptors were able to hold home court in Game 3.

Will they tie up the series at home again in Game 4? Our experts weigh in.

Betting Trends to Know

Did you know? Overtime is where unders go to die. The Bucks-Raptors Game 3 total closed at 222. At the end of regulation, the teams had combined to score 192 points, but after double-overtime the over cashed. Since 2005, the over is 1,530-312-28 in overtime games and 332-6 when the game goes to two overtimes. – John Ewing

The Raptors are 2.5-point underdogs at home in Game 4. This is the first time in the playoffs Toronto has been a home dog this year. The Raptors went 9-8 SU and 10-7 ATS as an underdog in the regular season, including 1-2 SU and ATS as a dog to the Bucks. – Ewing

The Bucks lost Game 3 on the road against the Raptors. This season, no team has been better off a loss than Milwaukee. The Bucks are 22-1 straight-up (+15 point differential) and 19-4 ATS (+7.2 point differential) after a loss this season; they’re the most profitable team ATS in that spot. The Bucks are also 10-1 SU and ATS on the road after a loss this year, with their only loss coming against the Suns. – Evan Abrams

The Bucks led the NBA in Defensive Rating during the regular season this year, allowing 104.9 points per 100 possessions. In Game 3, the Bucks allowed 118 points on the road against the Raptors, the most points Milwaukee has allowed in the playoffs (though it did take two overtimes for Toronto to get there).

This season, the Bucks are 20-6 (76.9%) ATS after allowing 115 points or more in their previous game, covering the spread by 6.0 points per game. – Abrams

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