Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 7

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 07, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Bucks are -2.5 favorites vs. the Celtics
  • Total (Over/Under): 211.5 points
  • Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 3:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ABC & ABC

The Boston Celtics visit Fiserv Forum to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30pm EDT in Milwaukee.

The Bucks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Celtics are 47-38 against the spread, while the Bucks are 43-46 against the spread.

The Celtics vs Bucks Over/Under is 211.5 total points for the game.


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Celtics vs. Bucks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Boston Celtics+2.5 -110O 211.5 -115115
Milwaukee Bucks -2.5 -110U 211.5 -115-140

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

  • 47-38 against the Spread (+5.2 Units / 5.37% ROI)
  • 56-32 against the Moneyline (+0.4 Units / 0.17% ROI)
  • 43-44 against the Over for game total points (-5.4 Units / -5.58% ROI)
  • 44-43 against the Under for game total points (-3.3 Units / -3.41% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 30 away games (+20.70 Units / 63% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 52 of their last 84 games (+16.59 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Moneyline in 21 of their last 26 away games (+16.18 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 20 of their last 26 away games (+14.51 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the Moneyline in 33 of their last 41 games (+12.30 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 35 of their last 88 games (-18.67 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 33 of their last 81 games (-18.25 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 11 of their last 34 away games (-14.15 Units / -38% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Game Total Under in 10 of their last 30 games (-12.00 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Team Total Under in 11 of their last 32 away games (-11.22 Units / -32% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Bucks have gone:

    • 43-46 against the Spread (-7.6 Units / -7.76% ROI)
    • 56-33 against the Moneyline (-20.45 Units / -6.67% ROI)
    • 43-46 against the Over for game total points (-7.6 Units / -7.76% ROI)
    • 46-43 against the Under for game total points (-1.3 Units / -1.33% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 51 of their last 86 games (+13.74 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1Q Spread in 44 of their last 74 games (+13.16 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 58 of their last 87 games (+11.52 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 41 of their last 70 games (+11.39 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1H Spread in 48 of their last 82 games (+10.45 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 34 of their last 86 games (-22.30 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the Team Total Under in 32 of their last 79 games (-18.53 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 31 of their last 79 games (-18.46 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 72 games (-14.17 Units / -18% 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. CelticsSaturday‘s Game, May 7

  • George Hill (Bucks): Hill is probable for Saturday’s (May 7) game against the Celtics.
  • Khris Middleton (Bucks): Middleton is expected to miss Milwaukee’s second-round series against Boston, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Marcus Smart (Celtics): Smart is probable for Saturday’s (May 7) game against the Bucks.
  • Sam Hauser (Celtics): Hauser is out for Saturday’s (May 7) game against the Bucks.
  • 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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