Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics 11/12/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
TD Garden is where the Boston Celtics (5-6) will take on the Milwaukee Bucks (6-6) on Friday.
The Bucks faced off with the Knicks and earned the victory with a final of 112-100 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Bucks ended up walking away with 17 and the Knicks racked up 10 personal fouls. They also made 16 of 37 attempts from beyond the perimeter. New York finished 70.6% from the charity stripe by converting 12 of their 17 shots. In addition, New York snagged 31 rebounds (7 offensive, 24 defensive) and had 4 rejections. New York doled out 38 assists and had 19 steals in the matchup. With regard to the defense, Milwaukee allowed 43.4% from the field on 36 out of 83 shooting. They also doled out 29 assists in this matchup in addition to creating 10 turnovers and getting 4 steals. In terms of getting rebounds, they collected 50 with 13 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Bucks made 6 of 9 tries for a rate of 66.7%. Milwaukee wrapped up the game having earned a 44.4% FG percentage (40 of 90) and made 26 of 50 three-point shots.
Pat Connaughton is someone who was a factor in this matchup. Connaughton walked away from this one shooting 57.1% from the floor and also dished out 5 assists. He saw the court for 31 minutes played and also snagged 9 rebounds. He left the arena with 23 points on 8 of 14 shooting.
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Milwaukee enters this game with a record of 6-6 this season. They have an average of 108.1 points per outing (17th in the league) while shooting 43.9% from the field. The Bucks are hitting 35.7% on three-point shots (175 of 490) and 73.8% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Milwaukee is pulling in 46.4 rebounds per contest and has totaled 261 dimes on the season, which ranks 17th in basketball in terms of passing. They cough up possession 14.1 times per contest and as a group are committing 18.1 fouls every game.
On defense, the Bucks are forcing 13.5 turnovers every game and they draw 18.3 fouls. They give up 32.7% on three-point shots and they are 16th in basketball in points per game allowed (107.9). The Bucks defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.5% (483 of 1,086) and they surrender 46.4 boards per contest as a unit. They rank 18th in basketball in giving up assists with 270 conceded on the year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Celtics walked away with a victory by a final of 104-88 against the Raptors. When talking about team rebounding, Boston allowed Toronto to snag 35 in total (6 on the offensive side). They went 24.0% from distance by shooting 6 of 25 and finished the contest at 16 of 19 from the free throw line (84.2%). The Celtics allowed the Raptors to make 33 of 77 tries from the floor which had them shooting 42.9% in this game. When the game finished, the Celtics finished the game shooting 42 for 94 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.7%. Pertaining to shooting from downtown, Boston converted 10 of 29 tries (34.5%). They were able to bury 10 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. The Raptors earned 18 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Celtics to the charity stripe for a total of 15 shots. They also gave up possession of the ball 15 times, while getting 10 steals in the game. The Celtics were able to pull down 32 defensive boards and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 44 in this contest.
Robert Williams pitched in for the Celtics for the game. Williams had 16 points in his 33 mins of playing time and had 1 assist in the game. He knocked down 8 of 11 in this game for a field goal rate of 72.7%, and had 13 rebounds.
Boston has a win-loss mark of 5-6 on the campaign. The Celtics commit 19.9 personal fouls every game and they go 77.2% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 22.7 times per contest (20th in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.0 times per contest. Boston has totaled 1,192 pts on the campaign (108.4 per contest) and they collect 45.4 boards per contest. In terms of offensive execution, the Celtics are shooting 43.4% from the field, which is 23rd in basketball.
The Celtics defensively are ranked 17th in basketball in points given up per game with 108.2. They are forcing 16.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.0% from the floor (10th in the NBA). The Boston defense surrenders 32.6% on 3-point attempts (129 of 396) and opponents are connecting on 78.8% of their free throw shots. They have given up 21.3 dimes and 48.9 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 6th and 27th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Boston
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