Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021 – The Milwaukee Bucks are the hottest team right now in the entire league and will aim to keep the fire burning. The Boston Celtics are their next opponents and will be hosting them at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time this coming Wednesday, March 24. It will be ESPN that will be holding the broadcast rights for this matchup with the same feed being seen at NBA League Pass for their online live stream subscribers. The Milwaukee Bucks are the favorites to win in this game according to the NBA betting lines against the Boston Celtics.
Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021
Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics have been slipping in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 21-22. They are now sandwiched by the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls for the eighth-best record in the conference. This team won against the Orlando Magic but they lost their last game against the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime, 126-132. Jaylen Brown provided stats across the board with 27 points, nine rebounds, and five assists. Jeff Teague came off the bench supporting Brown with 26 points, six assists and two three-pointers. The Celtics went to this game without Jayson Tatum.
Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 37 GP 37 GS 35.5 MIN 24.9 PTS 0.7 OR 6.1 DR 6.8 REB 4.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.16 PER
J. Brown SG 40 GP 40 GS 34.2 MIN 24.7 PTS 1.1 OR 4.5 DR 5.6 REB 3.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 2.8 TO 3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 20.6 PER
K. Walker PG 25 GP 25 GS 30.5 MIN 17.7 PTS 0.3 OR 3.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 15.75 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks are now on a seven-game winning streak and they are just two games behind the Brooklyn Nets with their record at 30-14. The last team that they took down were the Indiana Pacers with a wide score of 140-133 and did it without reigning league MVP Giannis Antetounmpo. Jrue Holiday took the leadership role giving the team 28 points, 14 assists and five rebounds while Khris Middleton fired 25 points along with eight points and six assists. Pat Connaughton also had a 20-point performance and Bobby Portis came off the bench with 18 points.
Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 40 GP 40 GS 34.2 MIN 29 PTS 1.8 OR 9.9 DR 11.7 REB 6.4 AST 1.2 STL 1.3 BLK 3.7 TO 3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 29.29 PER
K. Middleton SF 42 GP 42 GS 33.5 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.8 OR 5.2 DR 6 REB 5.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 18.73 PER
J. Holiday PG 32 GP 29 GS 31.3 MIN 15.9 PTS 1.2 OR 3.3 DR 4.6 REB 5.2 AST 1.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.8 TO 1.7 PF 3 AST/TO 19.07 PER.
Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021 Betting Numbers
Boston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games.
Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Milwaukee
P.J. Tucker PF Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Boston
Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks
The Milwaukee Bucks are tough to beat right now especially heading to this game at their home court. The Boston Celtics are considered the underdogs in the top online sportsbook against the surging Bucks.
Moneyline: The Bucks at home are given an ML of -167 while the visiting Celtics are at +138 if they secure a win.
ATS: It is 3.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Celtics going over and the Bucks are under.
TOTALs: The total for both teams to dance on is at 230.5 points with the Bucks going under and the Celtics are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 111, Bucks