Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 13

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 13, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Bucks are -1.5 favorites vs. the Celtics
  • Total (Over/Under): 212.5 points
  • Friday, May 13, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ESPN & ESPN

The Boston Celtics visit Fiserv Forum to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on May 13. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT in Milwaukee.

The Bucks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -1.5 (-105).

So far this NBA season, the Celtics are 48-39 against the spread, while the Bucks are 44-47 against the spread.

The Celtics vs Bucks Over/Under is 212.5 total points for the game.


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Celtics vs. Bucks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Boston Celtics+1.5 -115O 212.5 -110105
Milwaukee Bucks -1.5 -105U 212.5 -110-125

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

  • 48-39 against the Spread (+5.1 Units / 5.09% ROI)
  • 57-34 against the Moneyline (-1.45 Units / -0.61% ROI)
  • 45-45 against the Over for game total points (-4.5 Units / -4.5% ROI)
  • 45-45 against the Under for game total points (-4.5 Units / -4.5% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 32 away games (+18.64 Units / 53% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Moneyline in 22 of their last 28 away games (+16.23 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 53 of their last 87 games (+15.39 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 21 of their last 28 away games (+14.36 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the Spread in 28 of their last 44 away games (+12.60 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 91 games (-19.86 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 84 games (-17.35 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Game Total Under in 11 of their last 33 games (-13.20 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 50 games (-8.75 Units / -16% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Bucks have gone:

    • 44-47 against the Spread (-7.7 Units / -7.61% ROI)
    • 58-34 against the Moneyline (-19.05 Units / -6.14% ROI)
    • 45-47 against the Over for game total points (-6.7 Units / -6.62% ROI)
    • 47-45 against the Under for game total points (-2.5 Units / -2.47% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1Q Spread in 47 of their last 77 games (+16.16 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 51 of their last 89 games (+11.54 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 21 games (+10.65 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 59 of their last 90 games (+10.22 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1H Spread in 49 of their last 85 games (+9.20 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the Moneyline in 17 of their last 28 games at home (-31.85 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 20 of their last 44 games at home (-26.73 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 36 of their last 89 games (-20.30 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the Team Total Under in 33 of their last 82 games (-19.70 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 82 games (-19.65 Units / -22% ROI)
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    Boston Celtics: Keys to the Game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks

    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

    Injury Report: Bucks vs. CelticsMay 13‘s Game, May 13

  • Khris Middleton (Bucks): Middleton is expected to miss Milwaukee’s second-round series against Boston, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Robert Williams III (Celtics): Williams III is questionable for Friday’s (May 13) game against Milwaukee.
  • Sam Hauser (Celtics): Hauser is expected to miss a few weeks, according to John Karalis the Boston Sports Journal.
  • 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 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 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

    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


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