Predictions for the Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics, 08h30 23/11/2023. NBA basketball predictions, point spread predictions, and over/under predictions from 12Bet experts. In the upcoming match, the Bucks will visit TD Garden to face off against the Celtics. Hurry up and download the 12bet app for lots of amazing rewards!
- Record: The Celtics have a record of 11-3.
- Defensive Ranking: They rank third-best in the NBA, surrendering just 106.6 points per game.
- Offensive Ranking: They rank eighth in the league in points scored, averaging 117.2 points per contest.
- Rebounding: Boston is the best in the league in rebounding, with an average of 47.4 boards per game. They rank 11th with 43.4 rebounds allowed per contest.
- Assists: The Celtics are averaging 24.5 assists per game, ranking them 25th in the NBA.
- Turnovers: They rank second-worst in the NBA with 11.1 forced turnovers per game but are fourth-best in committing only 12.4 turnovers per contest.
- Three-Point Shooting: The Celtics rank second-best in the NBA by making 15.9 threes per game and 13th in three-point percentage at 36.4%.
- Record: The Bucks have a record of 10-4.
- Offensive Ranking: They are the fourth-best squad in the NBA in points scored, averaging 120.8 per game.
- Defensive Ranking: Milwaukee ranks 23rd in points conceded, with 117.7 points per game.
- Rebounding: The Bucks collect 42.5 rebounds per game and concede 45.2 boards, ranking 21st and 23rd, respectively, in the league.
- Assists: They average 24.6 assists per game, placing them 24th in the league.
- Turnovers: Milwaukee is 13th in the league in turnovers per game (13.6) and fourth-worst in turnovers forced (12.1).
- Three-Point Shooting: They are sixth in the NBA for made 3-pointers per game (14.4) and sixth in three-point shooting percentage (38.1%).
The Boston Celtics have been showcasing a strong performance in the current season, holding an impressive record of 11-3. This success is largely attributed to their robust defense, as they rank third in the NBA for the least points allowed per game, averaging just 106.6 points against them. Offensively, they’re not lagging behind either, ranking eighth in the league with an average of 117.2 points per game. Their rebounding game is particularly noteworthy, leading the league with an average of 47.4 rebounds per game. However, their assist numbers are relatively lower, placing them 25th in the league. Despite this, their strategic gameplay and efficient scoring have kept them at the top of their game.
The Milwaukee Bucks, with a record of 10-4, have been formidable opponents. They excel offensively, ranking as the fourth-best team in terms of points scored per game, with an average of 120.8. However, their defensive game has room for improvement, as they rank 23rd in the league for points conceded, averaging 117.7 points per game. The Bucks’ rebounding stats show them in the lower tier of the league, which could be a point of concern. Their assist and turnover rates are average, not particularly standing out in the league. The Bucks have shown a strong presence in three-point shooting, ranking sixth in both made 3-pointers per game and three-point shooting percentage.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics point spread prediction
The Boston Celtics, averaging 117.2 points per game, are just slightly behind the Milwaukee Bucks in scoring, as the Bucks allow an average of 117.7 points per game. When the Celtics score more than 117.7 points, their record is impressive, standing at 5-1 overall and 3-2-1 against the spread. On the other hand, the Bucks have a record of 10-3 overall and 5-8 against the spread in games where they score over 106.6 points. In scenarios where Boston’s opponents score fewer than 120.8 points, the Celtics have an 11-2 overall record and a 6-5-2 record against the spread. This highlights Boston’s position as the NBA’s seventh-ranked scoring team, while Milwaukee ranks 23rd in the league in points allowed per game. Conversely, the Bucks are the third-ranked scoring team with an average of 120.8 points per game, and the Celtics are equally strong defensively, ranking third in points allowed per game at 106.6. Throughout the season, the Celtics have outscored their opponents by a total of 149 points, averaging a margin of 10.6 points per game, whereas the Bucks have a total positive point difference of 43, averaging 3.1 more points per game than their opponents.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics over/under prediction
This season, the Boston Celtics have had an average implied point total of 117, which is slightly lower than the 120 points implied for Wednesday’s game. Demonstrating their offensive capabilities, Boston has managed to score more than 120 points in four games so far. In contrast, the Milwaukee Bucks have had a higher average implied point total of 119.4 points this season, which is notably 4.4 points more than their implied total of 115 points for the upcoming matchup. This difference in implied totals for both teams indicates expectations of a high-scoring game, with Boston expected to exceed their usual scoring range, while Milwaukee is anticipated to perform slightly below their average.
Milwaukee Bucks – Giannis Antetokounmpo, Andre Jackson Jr., Brook Lopez, Damian Lilliard, Malik Beasly
Boston Celtics – Jason Tatum, Sam Hauser, Kristaps Porzingis, Jrue Holiday, Jaylen Brown
PREDICTED SCORE: Milwaukee Bucks 112 – 116 Boston Celtics
Pick: Milwaukee Bucks +5.5 and Under 236