NBA odds have been beaten when things have counted most by Boston and they are in position to get the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with the NBA betting line.
The Boston Celtics will host the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night with a starting time of 6 PM ET and a telecast on NBA TV. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Milwaukee had a basketball betting online record of 23-37 straight up and 26-32-2 against the spread. The Bucks were a decent value on the road with a break even mark of 15-15 against the spread. Milwaukee went under the total in 16 out of 30 games.
The Bucks have been in bad form as of late with just 2 payouts in 10 games from February 9 through March 4 as just 2 of those 10 games went over the total. It has been a frustrating season for the Bucks in that they ranked 4th in the NBA for points allowed on defense but their offense was completely inept as it ranked a poor 30th in the NBA for scoring.
Milwaukee’s leading scorer was John Salmons with just 13.8 points per game. The Bucks were a surprise playoff team last year but that looks to be out of the question for this year’s post season.
Boston had a betting basketball record of 45-15 straight up and was 29-29-2 against the spread. The Celtics were 14-16-2 against the spread at home and were 19-13 over the total as a host. Boston had the top ranked defense in the NBA while the offense ranked 18th for scoring. Paul Pierce led Boston with 19.1 points per game.
Milwaukee has been a good value against the Celtics as they have beaten the spread in 13 of their last 20 matchups with Boston. Milwaukee has had even better success at Boston with 13 payouts in their last 18 visits.
The Bucks have beaten the NBA odds in their last 4 games at Boston. The series has gone over the total in 5 of the last 8 meetings between the teams at Boston including the last 2 games.