Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks Game 2 Parlay 4/30/2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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The Boston Celtics are headed to Fiserv Forum on Tuesday where they'll meet Khris Middleton and the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Celtics won Game 1 by a score of 112-90 to take a 1-0 series lead and take home court advantage. Kyrie Irving led Boston with 26 points, 7 rebounds, and 11 assists. Milwaukee is 7.5-point favorites for Game 2. The total is 220.5. The Celtics (49-33, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) cover 51% of the time, having gone 43-42-2 this season. The Bucks (60-22, 1st in the Central Division) have an ATS record of 51-32-4, so they cover 62% of the time. As the favorite, Milwaukee covers the spread 60% of the time, while Boston covered 55% as the underdog this season. The Bucks have been outstanding for basketball bettors at home, going 25-17-2 against the spread.
Valuable Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 43-42-2 against the spread this season
The Boston Celtics are 47-38-0 against the over/under this year
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 51-33-3 against the spread this season
The Milwaukee Bucks are 44-43-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
04/28/19 C Aron Baynes Ankle left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Milwaukee
04/10/19 PG Marcus Smart Oblique is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
04/28/19 G Sterling Brown Back injured last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Boston
03/27/19 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot is out for season
03/23/19 C Pau Gasol Ankle is out indefinitely
03/16/19 G Malcolm Brogdon Heel is out indefinitely
Kyrie Irving averages 23.8 points per contest in 33.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.9 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Jayson Tatum comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 27.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 12.5 rebounds per game and dishes 5.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Khris Middleton scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics allow 108.0 points per contest which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 23.7 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Boston averages 112.4 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 26.3 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks give up 109.3 points per game, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.8 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 45.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bucks are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest. Milwaukee is 1st in the NBA with 118.1 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 49.7 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 26.0. The Bucks are 18th in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Celtics are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 7th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 6th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Boston is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Milwaukee is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 105.2, and their offensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 1st. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee -7.5 and under 220.5 total points
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