Bucks vs Celtics Game Breakdown & Projections – Wed, Mar 20th 2024

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Milwaukee Bucks

Bucks

44W-24L

Milwaukee Bucks

March 20, 2024

07:30PM EST

Odds: 224.5 o/u

Celtics

54W-14L

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics

Alright hoop-heads, let’s cut to the chase: the clash of titans is upon us! The Milwaukee ‘Fear the Deer’ Bucks, with their solid 44-win record, are charging headfirst into the Celtics’ enchanted forest, aka the TD Garden. And Boston? They’ve been busy painting the town green with an impressive 54-win streak, and they’re not about to let the Bucks ruin their masterpiece. The Eastern conference is on the edge of its seat, as both teams are neck-and-neck in the standings, with no room for error. The bookies have spoken, setting the over/under at a whopping 224.5 and favoring the Celtics to hold their ground. Coming off a commanding victory against the Pistons, the Celtics are ready to parry the Bucks, who just trampled the Suns in their last game. So, buckle up, folks! As the clock ticks towards the 07:30PM EST tipoff, we’re in for a game that promises to be more thrilling than a buck’s duel in the middle of the Boston Commons. Remember, when the Bucks meet the Celtics, it’s not just a game, it’s a battle of wills where only the ‘deer-est’ survives!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 20, 2024 07:30PM EST
Location: TD Garden, Boston

Vegas Odds

MIL ML BOS ML Over/Under Line
Open +270 -340 223.5 7.0/-7.0
Recent +225 -275 224.5 10.5/-10.5
Difference -45 +65 +1.0

Team Performance

mil Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
16W-16L

30.8% Win Probability

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
HOME
30W-3L

69.2% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/11/24 Boston Celtics BOS 23 15 32 32 102 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 41 34 36 24 135
11/22/23 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 17 36 26 37 116 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 29 38 27 25 119
03/30/23 Boston Celtics BOS 34 41 39 26 140 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 26 21 27 25 99
02/14/23 Boston Celtics BOS 35 28 32 21 9 125 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 27 37 26 26 15 131
12/25/22 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 28 33 25 32 118 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 36 26 38 39 139
04/07/22 Boston Celtics BOS 29 30 38 24 121 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 36 33 33 25 127
12/25/21 Boston Celtics BOS 35 27 32 19 113 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 22 25 43 27 117
12/13/21 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 30 20 24 29 103 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 21 30 34 32 117
11/12/21 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 30 25 26 27 5 113 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 30 21 37 20 14 122

Bucks Vs Over/Under

Celtics Vs Over/Under

Bucks Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/17 @ PHX 140-129W 35 35 10 94
03/14 @ PHI 114-105W 37 29 14 72
03/12 vs SAC 94-129L 44 23 13 84
03/10 vs LAC 124-117W 41 28 7 88
03/08 vs LAL 122-123L 43 28 6 94
03/06 vs GSW 90-125L 36 19 15 89
03/04 @ LAC 113-106W 46 20 11 78
03/01 vs CHI 113-97W 49 22 7 86
02/29 vs CHA 111-99W 44 21 7 86
02/27 @ CHA 123-85W 51 29 9 90

Celtics Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/18 @ DET 119-94W 53 30 9 95
03/17 vs WAS 130-104W 43 30 14 87
03/14 @ PHX 127-112W 33 31 8 89
03/12 vs UTA 123-107W 46 25 8 92
03/11 vs POR 121-97W 45 34 3 100
03/09 vs PHX 117-107W 43 29 12 95
03/07 vs DEN 109-115L 47 24 12 91
03/05 vs CLE 104-105L 53 24 13 93
03/03 @ GSW 140-88W 51 35 7 96
03/01 @ DAL 138-110W 47 33 9 94

Starting Lineups

Bucks Notable Injuries

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF/C): Avg: 31.0pts, 11.3reb, 6.4ast, 35.0 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 9.3
  • Danilo Gallinari (PF/C): Avg: 6.1pts, 2.2reb, 1.2ast, 13.2 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Marjon Beauchamp (SG/SF): Avg: 4.4pts, 2.1reb, 0.7ast, 13.2 minutes. Last game: 03/06/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Andre Jackson Jr. (PG/SF): Avg: 2.3pts, 2.0reb, 0.9ast, 10.5 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Thanasis Antetokounmpo (PF/C): Avg: 0.8pts, 0.4reb, 0.5ast, 4.3 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.4

Celtics Notable Injuries

  • Neemias Queta (C): Avg: 4.2pts, 3.9reb, 0.4ast, 11.3 minutes. Last game: 03/17/24. Impact: 1.8
  • Jaden Springer (SG/SF): Avg: 3.4pts, 1.6reb, 1.0ast, 10.5 minutes. Last game: 03/18/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): Avg: 3.1pts, 1.1reb, 0.6ast, 8.7 minutes. Last game: 03/18/24. Impact: 1.6
  • Jordan Walsh (SF): Avg: 0.8pts, 2.6reb, 0.8ast, 7.4 minutes. Last game: 03/18/24. Impact: 1.2
  • JD Davison (PG): Avg: 1.2pts, 0.5reb, 0.0ast, 1.5 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.7

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Bucks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #5 #14 #23 #4 -9.6%
PF #3 #7 #22 #9 -3.8%
PG #7 #7 #4 #3 -14.3%
SF #12 #8 #7 #10 -6.6%
SG #30 #27 #29 #29 11.9%

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #26 #24 #14 #19 2.9%
PF #2 #12 #2 #2 -15.8%
PG #26 #6 #7 #12 -2.1%
SF #1 #5 #9 #1 -39.3%
SG #5 #13 #9 #2 -11.3%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
114.6
122.3
Rebounds per Game
43.3
45.3
Assists per Game
25.8
28.5
Steals per Game
6.9
7.6
Blocks per Game
4.0
6.9
Shots per Game
85.8
90.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
15.3
18.2
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.4
56.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
39.0
43.0
Turnovers per Game
10.6
9.9
Fouls per Game
16.1
14.6

Recent Trends

  • Jaylen Brown (SG/SF) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • Derrick White (PG/SG) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 22.0 pts, 10.0 reb, 10.0 ast against DET
  • Patrick Beverley (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 65.5% to 27.2, 16.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • AJ Green (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 38.0% to 20.2, 14.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Sam Hauser (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 32.7% to 26.5, 20.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Overall, they are on a 6-game winning streak.

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