Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics: 12/23/2020 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on December 23, 2020

The Milwaukee Bucks (0-0) hit the court against the Boston Celtics (0-0) as 3.5-point favorites on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The matchup has an over/under of 225.5.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Celtics Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -3.5 -110 -110 225.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Milwaukee holds an 8-2 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Boston. The Celtics have a 2-1 record against the spread when taking on the Bucks.

Bucks vs Celtics in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
7/31/2020 Bucks Bucks -5 220 -203 168 Regular Season 119-112 MIL
1/16/2020 Bucks Bucks -11 227.5 -647 481 Regular Season 128-123 MIL
10/30/2019 Bucks Celtics -3.5 224.5 -162 136 Regular Season 116-105 BOS
5/8/2019 Bucks Playoffs 116-91 MIL
5/6/2019 Celtics Playoffs 113-101 MIL
5/3/2019 Celtics Playoffs 123-116 MIL
4/30/2019 Bucks Playoffs 123-102 MIL
4/28/2019 Bucks Playoffs 112-90 BOS
2/21/2019 Bucks Regular Season 98-97 MIL
12/21/2018 Celtics Regular Season 120-107 MIL
  • 7/31/2020 DNP – Bucks: Eric Bledsoe
  • 1/16/2020 DNP – Celtics: Jaylen Brown
  • 10/30/2019 DNP – Celtics: Jaylen Brown
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee was good against the spread last season, posting a 44-39 record.
    • The Bucks posted a winning record of 41-32 against the spread when the spread was -3.5 or bigger.
    • Milwaukee and its opponents reached the over/under in just 39 of 83 games last season (47%).
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    Celtics Betting Information

    • Boston covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 50-34-5 ATS.
    • When they were at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Celtics fared well, going 27-18-3 against the spread.
    • Boston and its opponents hit the over in half of their games last year — 44 of 89.
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    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Bucks and their opponents recorded more than 225.5 points in 51.8% of their outings last season (43 of 83 opportunities).
    • Boston played in 27 games last year (out of 89 total matchups — 30.3% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 225.5 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 10.0 fewer points per game last season (215.5) than this game’s total of 225.5 points.
    • The average over/under the Bucks had set in matchups last year was 1.0 more point than this outing’s point total.
    • Celtics games last year averaged a total of 219.6 points, 5.9 less than the point total in this matchup.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo averaged 29.5 points per game last season and grabed 13.6 rebounds a contest.
    • Jrue Holiday notched 6.7 assists per game.
    • Khris Middleton was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, hitting 2.4 per game.
    • Holiday collected 1.6 per game. Brook Lopez averaged 2.4 blocks an outing.

    Celtics Leaders

    • Jayson Tatum scored 23.4 points per game last season.
    • Tristan Thompson collected 10.1 rebounds per game and Jeff Teague dished out 6.1 assists per matchup.
    • Kemba Walker had a strong showing from beyond the arc a season ago. He connected on 3.2 shots from deep per game.
    • Marcus Smart grabbed 1.7 steals per game. Daniel Theis collected 1.3 blocks a contest.
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