Bucks vs Celtics Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Thursday, March 30, 2023

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Two of the top defensive teams in the NBA meet when the Milwaukee Bucks (55-21) take the floor as 2.5-point favorites over the Boston Celtics (52-24) on March 30, 2023 at Fiserv Forum. The point total is 238 points in the outing.

How to bet Bucks vs. Celtics

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -139 odds to pick up the win, while the Celtics are listed at +118 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238 points.

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Bucks vs. Celtics Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Arena: Fiserv Forum

Bucks vs. Celtics Betting Trends

The Bucks are 40-31-5 against the spread this season. Milwaukee has been the favorite in 62 games this season and has come away with the win 51 times (82.3%) in those contests. The Bucks have eclipsed the over/under in 48.7% of their opportunities this year (37 times over 76 games with a set point total).

The Celtics are 39-34-3 against the spread this season. Boston has been the underdog on the moneyline five total times this season. Boston has gone 2-3 in those games. Celtics games this year have hit the over on 40 of 76 set point totals (52.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Bucks Leaders
Giannis Antetokounmpo 60 31.2 11.8 5.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Jrue Holiday 63 19.4 5 7.3 1.2 0.4 2.3
Brook Lopez 74 15.7 6.8 1.3 0.5 2.5 1.8
Bobby Portis 65 13.8 9.5 1.5 0.4 0.2 1.2
Grayson Allen 70 10.6 3.3 2.3 0.9 0.2 2.1


Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 70 30.1 8.9 4.7 1 0.7 3.2
Jaylen Brown 64 26.8 6.9 3.4 1.1 0.4 2.5
Malcolm Brogdon 63 14.6 4.2 3.7 0.6 0.3 2
Derrick White 76 12.3 3.5 4 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 58 11.4 3.1 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.8
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Bucks vs. Celtics Injury Report

Celtics: Robert Williams: Questionable (Injury Management), Grant Williams: Questionable (Illness), Payton Pritchard: Questionable (Heel)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

So far this year, Milwaukee is putting up 117.2 points per game (sixth-ranked in NBA) and giving up 112.8 points per contest (12th-ranked). Offensively the Bucks have fared better at home this season, averaging 119.9 points per game, compared to 114.7 per game in away games. The Bucks have been scoring 126.1 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s much higher than the 117.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Milwaukee ranks top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.7 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 11th with a 36.5% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Bucks have taken 55.4% two-pointers and 44.6% three-pointers this season. Of the team’s buckets, 65.6% are two-pointers and 34.4% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston is the third-best squad in the league in points scored (118 per game) and sixth in points allowed (112). At home the Celtics are scoring 121.1 points per game, six more than they are averaging away (115.1). The Celtics have fared better offensively in their past 10 games, putting up 120.5 points per contest, 2.5 more than their season average of 118.

Beyond the arc, Boston is second-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (15.9). It is sixth in 3-point percentage at 37.6%. The Celtics attempt 47.7% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 52.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 37.8% of the Celtics’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 62.2% are 2-pointers.

Bucks vs. Celtics Predictions and Pick

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