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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3-24-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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

When: March 24, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/24/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics +138 230.5 o (-110) +3.5 (-114)
Milwaukee Bucks -167 230.5 u (-110) -3.5 (-109)
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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

Trends

Boston Celtics

Boston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Celtics are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Boston are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Milwaukee.
Boston are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games on the road.
Celtics are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Boston are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games.
Milwaukee are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Milwaukee’s last 20 games against Boston.
Milwaukee are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Milwaukee are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Milwaukee are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Milwaukee are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games played in March.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Milwaukee
Jayson Tatum SF Illness is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Milwaukee
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Milwaukee Bucks

P.J. Tucker PF Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Boston
Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Boston
Bryn Forbes PG Toe is “?” Wednesday vs Boston
Rodions Kurucs SF Abdominal is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Boston

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Milwaukee Bucks
19-24-0 Against the Spread 20-22-0
23-20-0 Straight Up 25-16-1
112 Points per Game 120
111 Points Allowed per Game 113
46.95 Offensive FG% 48.7
75.53 Offensive FT% 75
37.61 Offensive 3PT% 39.09
46.68 Defensive FG% 45.3
79.65 Defensive FT% 78.21
36.64 Defensive 3PT% 36.96

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