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Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks 5/13/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Odds & Info

Game Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics
Date & Time Friday May 13, 2022, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Fiserv Forum
Latest odds
MIL -1.5 ; Total 211
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In the first game of a Friday NBA on ESPN playoff doubleheader, Boston Celtics will travel to the Fiserv Forum to take on the Milwaukee Bucks. The second-seeded Celtics finished five games above .500 on the road during the regular season and rank third in the postseason in defensive efficiency. In Game Five, Boston blew a 14-point fourth quarter lead during a 110-107 home loss.

All-Star F Jayson Tatum tallied a team-high 34 points on 12-for-29 shooting and pulled down six boards. Jaylen Brown added 26 points, eight rebounds, and six assists for the Celtics.

The Milwaukee Bucks are leading the postseason in defensive efficiency and appear primed to defend their NBA title. On Wednesday, Milwaukee outrebounded Boston by a 49-36 margin and outscored them 33-21 over the final 12 minutes. The third-seeded Bucks knocked down 13-for-29 from the three-point line and shot 44 percent overall.

All-Star F Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in a game-high 40 points on 16-for-27 from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds. Jrue Holiday contributed 24 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists for the Bucks.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Celtics are 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 road games.
  • Bucks are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 home games.
  • Under is 5-2 in Celtics last 7 overall.
  • Under is 8-2 in Bucks last 10 overall.
  • Celtics are 5-0-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Milwaukee.

Free NBA Pick:

Milwaukee Bucks -1.5

Boston C Robert Williams (sore left knee) has missed consecutive games and is listed as questionable for this elimination game. The Celtics missed a golden opportunity to take control of this series and now must go on the road to keep their season alive. Look for Giannis and the Bucks to get the job done at home. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Bucks win 108-101.

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