Bucks vs Celtics: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 24, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 24, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (28-14) are favored () to extend a seven-game winning streak when they host the Boston Celtics (21-21) at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, March 24 at Fiserv Forum. The matchup airs on ESPN. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of March 24, 2021, 10:55 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Celtics Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 24

Bucks:
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee),
P.J. Tucker: Day To Day (Ankle),
Bryn Forbes: Day To Day (Toe),
Rodions Kurucs: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Celtics:
Romeo Langford: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Tristan Thompson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Bucks and Celtics Records ATS

  • Milwaukee has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 20-22 against the spread.
  • The Bucks are an even 17-17 against the spread this season when they are at least a 6-point favorite.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 59.5% of its games this season (25/42).
  • Boston has a 19-23 record ATS this season.
  • When playing as at least a 6-point underdog, the Celtics tend to fail to meet expectations with only a 4-8 record against the spread.
  • 23 of Boston’s 42 games (54.8%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Jaylen Brown scored a team-high 33 points to help lead the Celtics over Giannis Antetokounmpo (35 points) and the Bucks 122-121 in their most recent matchup on December 23, 2020. The Bucks were favored by 4.5 points in the game, but the Celtics covered the spread in the loss. The teams scored 243 total points to cover the 223.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/23/2020 Bucks Celtics -4.5 223.5 -185 154 Regular Season 122-121 BOS

Scoring Trends

  • Milwaukee’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (230 points) in 25 out of 42 opportunities (59.5% of matchups).
  • In Boston’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup point total in 17 out of 42 matchups (40.5%).
  • The Bucks have seen a 232.4 average over/under in their games this season, 2.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 6.4 points more than the average over/under in Celtics’ games this season (223.6 points).
  • The Bucks have an average implied point total of 119.8 this season, which is 1.8 points higher than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (118).
  • So far this season, Milwaukee has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (118) 25 times.
  • The 113.4-point average implied total on the season for the Celtics is 1.4 more points than the team’s 112-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Boston has scored more than 112 points 22 times this season.
  • The Bucks are at the second spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (120 PPG), while the Celtics allow the 15th-fewest points per game (111.4) in the league.
  • The Bucks have totaled 317 more points than their opponents this season (7.5 per game on average), and the Celtics have scored 37 more points than their opponents (0.9 per game).

Bucks Leaders

  • Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (29.0 points per game), rebounding (11.7 per game) and assisting (6.4 per game).
  • The Bucks are led by Khris Middleton from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.2 shots from deep per game.
  • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Brook Lopez collects 1.4 blocks a game to pace Milwaukee.

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum owns the Celtics top spot in scoring with 24.9 points per game and also tacks on 6.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per contest.
  • When it comes to Boston leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Tristan Thompson with 8.4 rebounds per game and Marcus Smart with 5.4 assists per game.
  • Kemba Walker leads the Celtics in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Boston’s Smart has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Robert Williams III is first in blocks with 1.8 per game.

Predictions

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