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Bucks take on Celtics in hoops contest

Milwaukee Bucks Boston Celtics
0-1 November 01, 2013, 07:30 | TD Garden 0-1



Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Friday when the Celtics try to run the Bucks off the court at TD Garden in pro hoops action.

Boston will face the 0-1 Bucks, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Celtics are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bucks are 0-1 favoring the OVER.

View Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Odds and Stats.

The Bucks were listed as 1.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 188 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 12-rated Bucks taking on the No. 24-rated Celtics in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 76-75 win for the Celtics on Friday.

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Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 90-83 result against the Knicks on October 30. The Bucks covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 173 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Bucks got 16 points from Gary Neal, but it was New York that prevailed in a 90-83 final on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 93-87 loser as they battled the Raptors on the road. The Celtics covered in the match as an 8-point underdog, while 180 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston got 25 points from Jeff Green en route to a 93-87 loss against Toronto on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.

A few Bucks at Celtics trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
Milwaukee is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Boston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games at home
Boston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home


Next up:
Milwaukee at Toronto, Saturday, November 2nd
Boston at Detroit, Sunday, November 3rd