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How the public is betting Suns vs. Bucks in Game 3 of the 2021 NBA Finals

The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are facing off in the 2021 NBA Finals. We go over how the public is betting Game 3 of the series.

2021 NBA Finals - Game Two
Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns is defended by P.J. Tucker of the Milwaukee Bucks during the first half of Game Two of the NBA finals at Phoenix Suns Arena on July 08, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks meet in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Sunday with the home team looking to avoid falling into a 3-0 hole. The Bucks need Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton to bounce back after a tough shooting performance in Game 2, while the Suns will look to keep their strong midrange game going.

Suns vs. Bucks, Game 3 betting splits

Below is a look at the betting splits among bettors at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Spread

The Bucks are favored in Game 3 at -4.5 but the public is taking the Suns against the spread. While most of the money is coming in on Milwaukee at 56 percent, only 40 percent of wagers are taking the Bucks while 60 percent of bets are on Phoenix.

Over/Under

Even though Games 1 and 2 went over the 222 line for Game 3, bettors are putting more money on the under. The number of bets for the over and under are similar, but 55 percent of the money is on the total score going below 222.

Moneyline

Most of the public is taking the Suns to win the game at +155, with 59 percent of the money and 60 percent of wagers coming in on Phoenix. It makes sense for bettors to grab the Suns at plus-value given how the first two games have gone, even as the series shifts to Milwaukee.

NBA Finals: Suns vs. Bucks, Game 3 splits

Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
PHO Suns +4.5 44% 60% Over 222.0 45% 51% +155 59% 60%
MIL Bucks -4.5 56% 40% Under 222.0 55% 49% -195 41% 40%

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