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.
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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