The Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks meet on Thursday at the NBA Forum Fiserv.
The Boston Celtics hope to win another victory after winning seven of their last nine games. The Boston Celtics have an average of 113 points on 46.5% shooting and allow 106.6 shooting points on 44.3%. Kyrie Irving averaged 23.6 points and 6.9 assists while Jayson Tatum averaged 16.5 points and 6.3 rebounds. Marcus Morris is the third double-digit scorer and Al Horford has 6.8 rebounds. The Boston Celtics shoot 37.2% from the back and 81.3% from the free throw line. The Boston Celtics allow 34% of the shots in depth and accumulate 45.1 rebounds per game. The Boston Celtics have won their last four games on the road.
Milwaukee Bucks are looking to stay warm after winning 14 of their last 16 games. The Milwaukee Bucks averaged 116.9 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 107.1 points on 43 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo averaged 27.2 points and 12.7 rebounds, while Khris Middleton averaged 17.1 points and 4.2 assists. Eric Bledsoe is the third-place double-digit scorer and Malcolm Brogdon has a total of 3.3 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are 34.9% back and 76.9% free-throw. The Milwaukee Bucks allow 35.7% of the shots in depth and accumulate 48.8 rebounds per game. Milwaukee Bucks have won 11 of their last 13 home games.
The Celtics are 9-3 Away in their last 12 games played over a rest of 3 days or more, a 4-1 record against the last 5 against the Conference from the East and a 1-4 ATS record in their last 5 games on Thursday. The Bucks are 19-6-2 against the gap in their last 27 games against the Eastern Conference, a 4-12-1 record against the gap to their last 17 rest games from at least three days and a record of 19-7-1 against the gap in their last 27 games. The Celtics are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 meetings in Milwaukee and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games. The sub is 13-6 in Bucks last 19 overall. The under is 6-0 in the last 6 games of the Celtics season.
The Boston Celtics are starting to organize their victories, but they remain inconsistent on the offensive and are struggling to muster 48 minutes of full basketball. The Milwaukee Bucks are one of those teams that you can come back blindly with confidence, since they have a record of 34-20-3 against the season and 17-10-1 against the home away from home. The Bucks win their home games an average of 13.2 points and 18 of their last 22 total wins have been won by at least 10 points. It's to the point that you continue to support the Bucks until the tickets are no longer cashed.