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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

The Bucks are favored to win based on simulations and the current odds. The projected score is Bucks 111 and Raptors 106, with Milwaukee winning 61% of the time. The Bucks are -263 favorites to win which has an implied probability of 72 percent. The moneyline has not moved significantly which indicates that the betting public agrees with the implied betting line probabilities. Head-to-head, the Bucks are 4-3. Both teams have averaged 115 points in these games. The computer would set the spread at MIL -5. Bettors seem to be favoring the Raptors with the Vegas moving from +6.5 to +6. The Bucks have a record of 46-31-3 as a favorite. The Raptors have a record of 10-6-0 as an underdog. Their ATS history mirrors their straight up record against each other. The Bucks have the ATS edge head to head going 5-2-0 vs the Raptors. The average point spread in these games was Raptors -2.3 but the Bucks won by an average of 0.9 points.

EXPECTATIONSODDSVEGASPROJML%SIM%PAST H2H
Toronto Raptors217.5105.8105.830%39%114.6 (3 Wins)
Milwaukee Bucks-6.0111.7110.670%61%115.4 (4 Wins)

VEGAS is the expected score based on the point spread and over/under, PROJ is the average score from computer simulations, ML% is the implied probability of the money lines adjusted for the juice, SIM% is the percentage of simulations each team won, PAST H2H is the average score from recent head to head matchups

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors

The odds and our simulations heavily favor the Warriors over the Trail Blazers. The projected score is Warriors 115 and Trail Blazers 107, and Golden State is winning 68% of the sims. The Warriors are -366 favorites to win which has an implied probability of 79 percent. The current moneylines are holding steady compared to the opening lines which means bettors, so far, feel like these odds are fair. They both have 4 wins head-to-head in recent seasons. In these games the Warriors averaged 114 points per game and the Trail Blazers 111. The computer would set the spread at GS -8. Action seems to be evenly split and the betting line has not moved from its opening -8. The Warriors have a record of 36-49-1 as a favorite. The Trail Blazers have a record of 17-20-0 as an underdog. The Trail Blazers have the ATS edge head to head going 5-3-0 vs the Warriors. The Warriors were favored by an average of -4.7 points in these games and they won by an average of 2.6 points.

EXPECTATIONSODDSVEGASPROJML%SIM%PAST H2H
Portland Trail Blazers218105.0107.324%32%110.9 (4 Wins)
Golden State Warriors-8.0113.0115.176%68%113.5 (4 Wins)