The 2021 NBA Finals is all set to kick off this Tuesday, with the Milwaukee Suns and the Phoenix Suns squaring off. Not many people expected the Finals matchup to turn out this way, but it’s going to be exciting, to say the least. Have you made your series picks? If not, let the experts below help you make that decision.
Expert Picks and Predictions for the 2021 NBA Finals featuring the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns
Where: Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix
When: Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 9:00 PM ET
TV Broadcast: ABC
|Jordan Greer||Suns in 6|
Jordan Greer of Sporting News believes that Chris Paul and the Suns will take care of business in six games. He noted that Giannis Antetokounmpo’s health status makes it difficult to make a prediction, but even if the Greek Freak plays, Greer seems confident that Phoenix will raise the Larry O’Brien Trophy when it’s all said and done.
|Mo Dakhil:||Suns in 6|
|Jason Dumas||Suns in 6|
|Sherrod Blakely||Suns in 6|
|Greg Swartz||Suns in 6|
|Eric Pincus||Suns in 5|
|Dan Favale||Suns in 6|
|Sean Highkin||Suns in 6|
|Chris Trenchard||Bucks in 7|
The eight experts over at Bleacher Report nearly had a unanimous pick as all but Chris Trenchard picked the Suns to win it all. Trenchard thinks that the Bucks will win the 2021 NBA Finals in seven games. If that would be the case, that means that the Bucks would win the title in Game 7 on the road, as the Suns own the homecourt advantage in the series.
|The Ringer||Suns (61% chance)|
The Ringer calculates that the Suns have over 60 percent chance of giving the city of Phoenix a huge reason to celebrate. That still leaves the Bucks a considerable 49% percent chance of taking home the title.
TopBet News Editor | Ryan Simpson
|Ryan Simpson, News Editor||Bucks in 7|
Ryan Simpson of TopBet predicts that the Bucks will win the 2021 NBA Finals against the Suns in seven games. The Bucks have been playing better even without Giannis Antetokounmpo, which still makes sense, as they have other stars to lead the team. Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday are capable of exploding while the pair of Bobby Portis and Brook Lopez have been fantastic in the absence of Antetokounmpo. As much as it would be great to see Chris Paul finally become a champion, Simpson thinks that this is the year of the Bucks.
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