Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 09, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Bucks are -1.5 favorites vs. the Celtics
  • Total (Over/Under): 212.5 points
  • Monday, May 9, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on TNT & TNT

The Boston Celtics visit Fiserv Forum to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. 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 47-38 against the spread, while the Bucks are 43-46 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 -110-105
Milwaukee Bucks -1.5 -105U 212.5 -110-115

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

  • 47-38 against the Spread (+5.2 Units / 5.31% ROI)
  • 56-33 against the Moneyline (-0.6 Units / -0.26% ROI)
  • 43-45 against the Over for game total points (-6.5 Units / -6.64% ROI)
  • 45-43 against the Under for game total points (-2.3 Units / -2.35% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 31 away games (+19.70 Units / 58% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Moneyline in 22 of their last 27 away games (+17.28 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 21 of their last 27 away games (+15.51 Units / 52% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 52 of their last 85 games (+15.49 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the Spread in 27 of their last 43 away games (+11.60 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 89 games (-17.67 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 34 of their last 82 games (-17.25 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 12 of their last 35 away games (-13.15 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Game Total Under in 11 of their last 31 games (-11.00 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Team Total Under in 12 of their last 33 away games (-10.22 Units / -28% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Bucks have gone:

    • 43-46 against the Spread (-7.6 Units / -7.68% ROI)
    • 57-33 against the Moneyline (-19.45 Units / -6.32% ROI)
    • 43-47 against the Over for game total points (-8.7 Units / -8.79% ROI)
    • 47-43 against the Under for game total points (-0.3 Units / -0.3% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1Q Spread in 45 of their last 75 games (+14.16 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 51 of their last 87 games (+12.64 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 41 of their last 71 games (+10.29 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 58 of their last 88 games (+10.22 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have covered the 1H Spread in 48 of their last 83 games (+9.35 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 87 games (-21.30 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the Team Total Under in 33 of their last 80 games (-17.53 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 80 games (-17.46 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 73 games (-15.27 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 73 games (-11.89 Units / -15% 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. CelticsMonday‘s Game, May 9

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