Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 3

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 03, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Celtics are -4.5 favorites vs. the Bucks
  • Total (Over/Under): 215.5 points
  • Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 7:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on TNT

The Milwaukee Bucks visit TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm 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 43-45 against the spread, while the Celtics are 46-38 against the spread.

The Bucks vs Celtics Over/Under is 215.5 total points for the game.


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Bucks vs. Celtics Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Milwaukee Bucks+4.5 -105O 215.5 -110165
Boston Celtics -4.5 -115U 215.5 -110-200

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

  • 43-45 against the Spread (-6.5 Units / -6.71% ROI)
  • 56-32 against the Moneyline (-19.45 Units / -6.37% ROI)
  • 43-45 against the Over for game total points (-6.5 Units / -6.71% ROI)
  • 45-43 against the Under for game total points (-2.3 Units / -2.38% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1Q Spread in 44 of their last 73 games (+14.21 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 44 away games (+13.70 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 50 of their last 85 games (+12.74 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 58 of their last 86 games (+12.52 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1H Spread in 48 of their last 81 games (+11.50 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 34 of their last 85 games (-21.20 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the Team Total Under in 31 of their last 78 games (-19.53 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 78 games (-19.46 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 71 games (-14.17 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 15 of their last 41 away games (-13.71 Units / -30% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Celtics have gone:

    • 46-38 against the Spread (+4.2 Units / 4.39% ROI)
    • 55-32 against the Moneyline (-0.6 Units / -0.26% ROI)
    • 43-43 against the Over for game total points (-4.3 Units / -4.49% ROI)
    • 43-43 against the Under for game total points (-4.3 Units / -4.49% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 42 of their last 67 games (+18.71 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 52 of their last 83 games (+17.74 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 43 games at home (+14.70 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 26 of their last 37 games at home (+13.65 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 27 of their last 41 games at home (+11.50 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 34 of their last 87 games (-19.67 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 33 of their last 80 games (-18.25 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 11 of their last 37 games at home (-17.34 Units / -43% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 2Q Spread in 11 of their last 33 games at home (-13.19 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Game Total Under in 9 of their last 29 games (-13.00 Units / -41% 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. BucksTuesday‘s Game, May 3

  • Marcus Smart (Celtics): Smart is questionable for Tuesday’s (May 3) game against the Bucks.
  • George Hill (Bucks): Hill is out for Tuesday’s (May 3) game against Boston.
  • 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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