Milwaukee Bucks VS Boston Celtics

NBA Basketball 08:00 PM EST

Tuesday

05/08/2019

TNT

Spread: Milwaukee Bucks -9.5

Over/Under: 218.5

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/8/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/8/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/8/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Celtics are in the brink of elimination with a score of 3-1 in the Eastern Conference semi finals round. Boston lost in Game 4 at a score of 101-113 against Milwaukee at the TD Garden Monday night. The  previous game went to similar plays as the Greek Freak continued to destroy the Celtics’ defenses. PF Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks dominated the paint and there is no one who can contain his rampage. Boston was ahead by two points at the half but the bench players went on for the kill. PG Kyrie Irving brought in 23 points followed by SF Marcus Morris with 18 and pulled 14 rebounds off the glass. The Celtics converted 8 of their 37 3-point attempts and was 38% from the floor.

Boston tried to even the series with 112.4 ppg at 46.5% from the field and limits playoff rivals to dump in 102.0 ppg. The Celtics snatched 44.5 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 5.3 blocks, and 8.6 steals per outing. Irving tops the scoring for Boston with 23.8 ppg, 48.7% in FG shooting, and 87.3% from the free throw spot. The team is 9-4 SU in its last 13 matches and 1-6 SU in its last 7 road contests against the Bucks. Boston trails Milwaukee at 1-3 in the semi final for the best of seven series.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Predictions 5/8/2019

Once again, the Milwaukee Bucks subdued the Boston defenses not after its three starters got into foul trouble in the third frame. Giannis got his 4th personal foul and  soon after, SF Khris Middleton too; PG Eric Bledsoe joined them at the Bucks’ bench all in the same quarter. Players from the Milwaukee bench responded as PG George Hill delivered 15 points followed by SF Pat Connaughton added 9 to help the Bucks get back on its feet towards winning the match. Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee in points production with 39 points and 16 rebounds. The Bucks dominated the paint at 66-44 points and converted 44 baskets from 25 assists.

Milwaukee is intent in closing the series in Game 5 with 118.1 ppg at 47.6% from the field while restricting playoff opponents to score at 102.9 ppg. The Bucks pulled 49.7 rebounds, 26.0 assists, 5.9 blocks, and 7.5 steals per encounter with rivals. The team is 13-4 SU in its last 17 home matches and and 6-1 SU in its last 7 matches at the Fiserv Forum against the Celtics. Antetokounmpo is the leading scorer of the Bucks with 27.7 ppg, 57.8% in FG shooting, and 72.9% from the charity stripe. Milwaukee is just one game away from the Eastern Conference Finals and leads Boston at 3-1 in the best of seven series.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks. The NBA Playoff Pick for this match is the Milwaukee Bucks -9.5. Bucks Center Pau Gasol is still in recovery with his ankle injury and PG Malcolm Brogdon is nursing a bruised heel. The Celtics prepared for Game 5 to stay in contention and have what it takes to dig out of the hole they are in. Predicted to win this match is the Celtics at a score of 110-108.

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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 5/8/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 8:00 PM EST

Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date: May 8, 2019

TV: TNT

NBA Odds: Milwaukee Bucks -9.5

NBA Totals Odds: 218.5

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