Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 15

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 15, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Celtics are -4.5 favorites vs. the Bucks
  • Total (Over/Under): 205.5 points
  • Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ABC & ABC

The Milwaukee Bucks visit TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on May 15. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30pm EDT in Boston.

The Celtics are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -4.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Bucks are 44-48 against the spread, while the Celtics are 49-39 against the spread.

The Bucks vs Celtics Over/Under is 205.5 total points for the game.


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Bucks vs. Celtics Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Milwaukee Bucks+4.5 -105O 205.5 -110175
Boston Celtics -4.5 -115U 205.5 -110-225

Against the spread this NBA season, the Bucks have gone:

  • 44-48 against the Spread (-8.8 Units / -8.6% ROI)
  • 58-35 against the Moneyline (-20.3 Units / -6.52% ROI)
  • 45-48 against the Over for game total points (-7.8 Units / -7.62% ROI)
  • 48-45 against the Under for game total points (-1.5 Units / -1.47% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1Q Spread in 47 of their last 78 games (+14.99 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 46 away games (+13.60 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 52 of their last 90 games (+12.54 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 17 of their last 22 games (+11.65 Units / 48% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 2H Moneyline in their last 10 away games (+11.18 Units / 86% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 36 of their last 90 games (-21.40 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 83 games (-20.75 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the Team Total Under in 34 of their last 83 games (-18.70 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 76 games (-14.37 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 5 of their last 22 games (-13.63 Units / -56% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Celtics have gone:

    • 49-39 against the Spread (+6.1 Units / 6.03% ROI)
    • 58-34 against the Moneyline (-0.4 Units / -0.17% ROI)
    • 45-46 against the Over for game total points (-5.6 Units / -5.53% ROI)
    • 46-45 against the Under for game total points (-3.5 Units / -3.46% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 54 of their last 88 games (+16.39 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 45 games at home (+14.60 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 28 of their last 43 games at home (+12.50 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 26 of their last 39 games at home (+11.45 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 25 of their last 40 games at home (+9.72 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 21 of their last 46 games at home (-21.81 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 92 games (-20.96 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 85 games (-18.45 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 13 of their last 39 games at home (-15.34 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Team Total Over in 15 of their last 39 games at home (-13.36 Units / -29% ROI)
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    Milwaukee Bucks: Keys to the Game vs. the Boston Celtics

    The Bucks are 38-4 (.905) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .776

    The Bucks are 36-17 (.679) when shooting 80% or better from the free throw line since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

    The Bucks are 23-10 (.697) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

    The Bucks are 67-14 (.827) when winning the rebounding margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .701

    Boston Celtics: Keys to the Game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks

    Injury Report: Celtics vs. BucksMay 15‘s Game, May 15

  • Robert Williams III (Celtics): Williams III is questionable for Sunday’s (May 15) game against Milwaukee.
  • Sam Hauser (Celtics): Hauser is expected to miss a few weeks, according to John Karalis the Boston Sports Journal.
  • Khris Middleton (Bucks): Middleton is expected to miss Milwaukee’s second-round series against Boston, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Milwaukee Bucks Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Bucks averaged 120.1 points per game (8,649 points/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

    The Bucks have made 14.1 three-pointers per game this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

    The Bucks averaged 59.2 points per game (4,264 points/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

    The Bucks shot 48% (1,551/3,213) in the second half last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

    Boston Celtics Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Celtics had 20.6 free throw attempts per game last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

    The Celtics are shooting 82% from the free throw line (773/946) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 77%

    The Celtics averaged 1.33 points per shot (4,061 points/3,058 shots) in the second half last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

    The Celtics have averaged 10.5 offensive rebounds per game (1,244 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

    Milwaukee Bucks Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Bucks averaged 37.8 defensive rebounds per game (2,724 rebounds/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

    The Bucks have averaged 37.1 defensive rebounds per game (4,893 rebounds/132 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Bucks have averaged 36.2 defensive rebounds per game (2,169 rebounds/60 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.2

    The Bucks have averaged 4.1 blocks per game (244 blocks/60 games) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    Boston Celtics Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Celtics have blocked 259 shots this season — 4th most among NBA teams

    The Celtics have averaged 5.4 blocks per game (315 blocks/58 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Celtics blocked 374 shots last season — 6th most among NBA teams

    The Celtics have blocked 633 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams


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