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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/22/2023

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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/22/2023:
  • Take the Celtics on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Bucks (+5.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 220 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Planning on watching today’s Bucks and Celtics game? Catch the action at TD Garden in Boston, MA, as the Celtics hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN.

The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Celtics as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 236 points. Check out BetCoco for Boston Celtics – Milwaukee Bucks odds

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Celtics have faced off vs. the Bucks as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. The Celtics have been the team to bet on in this head-to-head series, as they have gone a perfect 5-0 the last five times they have faced off against the Bucks.

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Milwaukee has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 133 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • Although Boston has a straight up record of 3-2 in their last five home games, they have not held up as well vs. the spread going 1-4. The team averaged 109 points per game in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Bucks have an ATS mark of just 2-7-1 in their last ten games. Milwaukee posted a straight up mark of 2-8 in these matchups.
  • Against the spread, the Celtics have put together of 2-3 in their last five games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 4-1 straight up.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction

Looking at the Bucks’ previous ten games, they are 8-2 and face the Celtics with an overall mark of 10-4. Away from home, the Bucks have a 4-3 record this season, while maintaining a 6-1 record in their home games.

The Bucks are riding a four game ATS win streak and currently possess an overall ATS record of 5-9. On the road, the Bucks have an ATS record of 3-4, as opposed to a 2-5 record against the spread when playing at home.

The over/under record for this season for the Bucks is 9-5-0. Their games have currently averaged 235.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 232.5.

In their latest game, Milwaukee’s offense looked good, scoring 142 points against the Wizards. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 58.5% and made 21/28 free throws. In terms of offense, the Bucks have a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, putting them 4th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 6th in percentage and 6th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Bucks’ defense holds the 23rd rank in the NBA, allowing 117.7 points per game.

In their previous game, the Bucks’ defense struggled against the Wizards, giving up 129 points on a field goal percentage of 58%.

The Celtics head into today’s action with an overall record of 11-3 and have gone 3-0 over their previous three games. On the road, the Celtics have gone 6-3 so far this season compared to their 5-0 mark at home.

Boston has an ATS record of 6-7 for this season, which includes their current three game losing streak against the spread. Boston has covered the spread in four straight home games and are 4-1 ATS at home compared to 2-6 on the road.

In regard to their over/under record, the Celtics have gone 7-7-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 225.8, and they have a -2 differential against the over/under line for this season.

The Celtics’ offense wrapped up their last game with 118 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 117.2 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Jayson Tatum with 45 points. Payton Pritchard also added 21 points for the Celtics.

Currently, the Celtics’ defense holds the 3rd rank in the NBA, allowing 106.6 points per game.

The Boston defense has allowed opponents to shoot 34.7% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 43.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Boston.

The Celtics enter this game as 5.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 112-108.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Tips

  • Take the Celtics on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Bucks (+5.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 220 points, and we suggest taking the under

Boston Celtics Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report

  • Jae Crowder – Groin – Out
  • Damian Lillard – Oblique – Probable
  • MarJon Beauchamp – Ankle – Probable
  • Chris Livingston – Ankle – Probable

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