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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks in NBA odds tilt

Milwaukee BucksBoston Celtics
April 26, 8:00 PM | TD Garden

Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Odds

31-34TEAM RECORD38-27

The Celtics will be trying to slam the Bucks on Thursday when the teams tip off at TD Garden in NBA betting action.

Boston will face the 31-34 Bucks, who own a 29-36 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Celtics are 29-36 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bucks are 39-25-1 favoring the OVER.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 18-rated Celtics and the No. 15-rated Bucks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 97-95 win for the Celtics on Thursday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 26-ranked offense (91.9 PPG) against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 22 at 98.9 PPG. The Celtics have averaged 46.1% from the field per game, more than the Bucks have managed so far this season (44.4% on average).

Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 97.8 points per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Milwaukee was a 90-85 loser at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (175) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Brandon Jennings scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Bucks to victory (they lost 90-85 to Philadelphia at Bradley Center on Wednesday).

Boston was a 78-66 winner in its last match at home against the Heat. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 144 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Celtics got 16 points from Sasha Pavlovic as Boston ran past Miami 78-66 on Tuesday at TD Garden.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Bucks at Celtics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Boston is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Boston is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games at home

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