Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Conference Semifinal

Bucks Meet Celtics in NBA Betting Online Second Round Action

April 25th, 2019 NBA Basketball, Sportsbook

At the beginning of the season Boston was the NBA betting online favorite to win the Eastern Conference.  By contrast Milwaukee was expected to make the playoffs but not much beyond that.  But in the regular season the Bucks proved dominant in winning top seed in the Eastern Conference.  By contrast the Celtics were good but hardly great.  Boston proved to be an overlay much of the season.  Milwaukee was one of the most profitable teams on the pro basketball board all season.  Now comes playoff time and a different type of basketball and possibilities.

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Conference Semifinal

Date and Time:  April 28th, 2019.

Location:  Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and TD Garden, Boston Massachusetts

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Series Format

Milwaukee will have home court advantage for this best of seven series.  To be exact the Bucks will host games one, two, five, and seven at Fiserv Forum.  Boston will host games three, four and six at TD Garden.  The first team to win four games in this series will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Recent Results

Now both teams are in top NBA betting online form entering this playoff series. Boston won a four-game sweep over the Indiana Pacers and did not lose any of those matchups vs. the line.  In the same way Milwaukee dominated the Detroit Pistons in a four-game sweep both straight up and against the spread.

Celtics vs. the Odds

Late on Boston has shown good betting value on the road.  In their last 13 road tilts the Celtics had only three losing tickets.  Three of their last four away games went under the total.  However, the Celtics have been in the red at TD Garden.  Boston has paid in just two of their last ten home games.  Four of their last seven on the parquet floor have stayed under the total.

Bucks vs. the Odds

Milwaukee has been in the black at Fiserv Forum.  Consider the Bucks have only four losses vs. the line in their last 13 home games.  Four of their last six home tilts have gone over the total.  In the same way Milwaukee has paid in 15 of their last 20 on the road.  Seven of their last nine away games went over the total.

Head to Head

Boston has been a solid sportsbook value at Milwaukee recently.  As an example, the Celtics have lost just four of their last 16 visits to Brew City against the number.  Five of the last eight between these teams at Milwaukee have gone over the total.  Along the same lines Milwaukee has consistently made Bucks at Boston.  In their last seven games at TD Garden the Bucks have paid six times.  Seven of the last eight between these teams at Beantown went over the total.

Matchup to Watch

On this occasion Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA betting online matchup difference.  To illuminate the power forward averages 26.3 points and 12 rebounds per game so far in post season.  Fashion that the Eastern Conference All Star team was named after him this year.  Additionally, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe add depth for Milwaukee.

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