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Boston CelticsMilwaukee Bucks
18-34February 10, 2014, 08:00 | Bradley Center9-41



Bradley Center features an NBA battle between the host Milwaukee Bucks and the visiting Boston Celtics in betting action on Monday.

The Bucks bring a 9-41 record (19-31 ATS) to the battle against the 18-34 Celtics, who are 25-27 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 26-24 so far and the Celtics go 20-32. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds and Stats.

Milwaukee opened as 3.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 191 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

The Bucks sit at No. 28 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Celtics are at No. 22 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Celtics will win this game 86-81.

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Boston lost its last outing, a 102-91 result against the Mavericks on February 9. The Celtics failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 193 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Celtics endured a 102-91 loss at the hands of the Mavericks on Sunday, despite an 18 -point effort from Jeff Green at TD Garden.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 101-95 loser as they battled the Rockets at home. The Bucks covered in the match as a 11-point underdog, while 196 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Brandon Knight scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Bucks to victory (they lost 101-95 to Houston at Bradley Center on Saturday).

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Milwaukee's No. 25-rated squad against Boston's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Milwaukee rates No. 18 in the league with 7.24 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 6.48 per outing.

Next up:
Boston home to San Antonio, Wednesday, February 12th
Milwaukee home to New Orleans, Wednesday, February 12th

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