The Heat took control in Game 1 and look to do the same in the second game of the opening series in Miami. Check NBA playoff odds at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Bucks (0-1) were down by seven points at half time and ended up losing by 27 when it was all said and done. Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings led the way for Milwaukee on Sunday night. Ellis had 22 points, four rebounds and three assists. Brandon Jennings, who made some real noise in the days leading up to the game against Miami, led the Bucks in scoring with 26 points but was just 8-20 from the field and 4-10 from three. Milwaukee was dominated on the glass as they were out-rebounded by 15 and had eight less assists than their opponents.
The Heat (1-0) got the start that they needed, blowing out the Bucks on Miami’s home court. LeBron James, flirting with a triple-double, led the way with 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. That is his 13th game with at least 25-10-8 in the playoffs, which is an NBA record. James was 9-11 from the field in an extremely efficient performance. Ray Allen added 20 points off the bench in 29 minutes. Wade and Bosh combined for 31 on decent nights for those two, who did just what they needed to.
Milwaukee is 37-46 against the spread and 21-21 ATS on the road. The Heat are 47-36 ATS and 1-0 in the playoffs.
No doubt in my mind once again, the Heat will take Game 2 and take a 2-0 lead into Milwaukee at online sportsbook usa.