Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks (Game 5) – Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 12/05/22, Team News and Lineups

00:00, May 12 2022

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The Boston Celtics levelled the series against the Milwaukee Bucks, regaining the home-court advantage. Now Udoka’s men need to win their fifth game. The Boston Celtics once again will play against the reigning champions from Milwaukee. The game is scheduled to start on May 12 at 00:00 UK time.

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Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction One – Handicap (+7) for Bucks – 1.70.

Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction Two – Total Match Points Over 212 – 1.73.

Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction Three – Celtics Points Over 108.5 – 1.94.

Match Predict – Handicap (+7) for Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks had two good chances to take the lead in the series, but each time the Celtics fought back and showed character. Now there’s no margin for error as the rivalry moves to the next level and the Bucks travel to the TD Garden Arena.

The Boston Celtics have already proved that they have no intention of conceding a place in the Eastern Conference Finals. Ime Udoka has assembled a remarkable team capable of knocking out the reigning champion. In our opinion, the Celtics will play aggressively at home, which can help them win.

Total Points – Over 212

The opponents are determined to put up a good fight and it’s clear that neither side is going to back down. The Celtics are likely to put their best pressure on the Bucks at home, while the visitors will try to respond sharply, so we expect a productive encounter.

Home Side Points – Over 108.5

In three of their last five games, the Celtics have scored more than 108.5 points.

Preliminary review and match prediction for Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks

Boston Celtics:

The Boston Celtics tied the series for the second time. This time, Boston managed to win with a score of 116-108.

The Celtics rely heavily on Jayson Tatum and Al Horford. They were the Celtics’ leaders in Game 4. It was their efforts that helped the team defeat the champion.

In that game, Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists.

As a reminder, the Boston Celtics finished second in the Eastern Conference. After that, they defeated (4-0) the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of play-offs.

Milwaukee Bucks:

The reigning champions are looking to defend their title as the best team in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks finished third in the regular season. In the opening round of the playoffs, the Bucks met no serious resistance from the Chicago Bulls (4-1).

The games against the Celtics were tougher. For the second time in the quarterfinals, the Bucks lost an advantage. Even the Bucks’ leader couldn’t help his team. Giannis Antetokounmo scored a double-double with 34 points, 18 rebounds and 5 assists.

The score in the series was tied (2-2). A trip to the NBA semi-finals is at stake. The winner of this series will face either the Miami Heat or the 76er in the semifinals.

Statistics

  • The Celtics are averaging 5.6 blocks per game;
  • The Bucks are averaging 4.6 blocks per game;
  • The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 11.4 three-pointers per game in the playoffs;
  • The Boston Celtics have an offensive rating of 112.4 in the playoffs;
  • The Milwaukee Bucks have had an offensive rating of 104.9 in the playoffs.

Safe Bets

In four of the last five head-to-head encounters, the game started with an accurate two-point shot.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Team News

Robert Williams III (Day-to-day) and Sam Hauser (Out) are listed as injured for the Boston Celtics.

George Hill (Da-to-day) and Khris Middleton (Out) are listed as injured for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Starting Lineups

In our opinion, the teams will take to the field with the following line-ups:

Boston Celtics: PG – Marcus Smart; SG – Jaylen Brown; SF – Jayson Tatum; PF – Grant Williams; C – Al Horford.

Milwaukee Bucks: PG – Jrue Holiday; SG – Grayson Allen; SF – Wesley Matthews; PF – Giannis Antetokounmpo; C – Brook Lopez.

Highlighted Player

Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics and Giannis Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks are our highlighted players in the match.

Most popular FAQ for Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks

Who won the last meeting between these clubs?

In the last head-to-head game 2 days ago, the Bucks defeated the Celtics with a score of 101-89.

Where will this fixture be played?

The match will be played at TD Garden, Boston, MA.

Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?

We recommend checking out the odds for NBA at Vbet and William Hill.

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