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The Milwaukee Bucks are underdogs in the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns. Here are the opening chances for the champion series.
The NBA Finals matchup is officially set with the Milwaukee Bucks to face the Phoenix Suns.
The Suns and Bucks played two times in the regular season, with Phoenix winning the 2 meetings. Both video games were tightly objected to.
NBA fans can just hope the Finals are just as hard-fought and decided by likewise narrow margins.
The Suns and Bucks played two times in the routine season, with Phoenix winning the 2 conferences. Both video games were tightly objected to.
Offered Antetokounmpos health concerns, it makes sense to see the Suns chose as favorites. Theyll likewise have home-court advantage with the first two video games in the desert.
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The Bucks come out of the Eastern conference as underdogs with +125 odds to beat the Suns. According to WynnBet, Phoenix is the favorite.
The Bucks have underdog odds to win the NBA Finals.
There are big concerns hovering over Milwaukee as they make it to the Finals for the first time since 1974. The health of star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is chief among them.
Antetokounmpo hyperextended his knee during Game 4 versus the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals. He had to sit out Game 5 and 6 as a result.
There was talk of Antetokounmpo being offered if the Bucks required him in a Game 7. Milwaukee saw off Trae Young and the Hawks in Game 6 to cover up the series on Saturday.
Game 1 of the Finals will take location on Tuesday, July 6. The Bucks will be crossing their fingers hoping their superstar is great to go by then.
Provided Antetokounmpos health concerns, it makes good sense to see the Suns chose as favorites. After all, Phoenix will be healthy and rested by the time the series tips off. Theyll also have home-court advantage with the first 2 video games in the desert.