Celtics Vs Bucks: Semifinals Game 5 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 11, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2022

In Game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs, the Boston Celtics will take on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Celtics (-5 on the spread) and Bucks (+175 to win) face each other Wednesday at 7:00 PM ET on TNT. This matchup’s point total is 212.5.

The insights in this article reference odds valid as of May 11, 2022 at 7:02 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Celtics Vs Bucks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 11

Celtics: Robert Williams III: Out (Knee), Sam Hauser: Out (Shoulder)

Bucks: Khris Middleton: Out (Knee), George Hill: Probable (Abdomen)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (-5)
Total Pick Over (212.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Celtics Vs Bucks Stat Rankings

Celtics Avg. (Rank) Bucks Avg. (Rank)
111.8 (12th) Points Scored 115.5 (3rd)
104.5 (1st) Points Allowed 112.1 (20th)
46.0 (5th) Rebounds 46.7 (2nd)
10.5 (11th) Off. Rebounds 10.3 (14th)
13.2 (8th) 3pt Made 14.1 (4th)
24.8 (14th) Assists 23.9 (18th)
13.0 (13th) Turnovers 12.7 (10th)

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 76 26.9 8.0 4.4 0.9 0.6 3.0
Jaylen Brown 66 23.6 6.1 3.5 1.0 0.3 2.5
Derrick White 75 13.2 3.5 4.9 0.9 0.8 1.5
Marcus Smart 71 12.1 3.8 5.9 1.7 0.3 1.7
Al Horford 69 10.2 7.7 3.4 0.7 1.3 1.3

Bucks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 67 29.9 11.6 5.8 1.1 1.4 1.1
Khris Middleton 66 20.1 5.4 5.4 1.2 0.3 2.5
Jrue Holiday 66 18.6 4.6 6.9 1.6 0.4 2.0
Bobby Portis 72 14.6 9.1 1.2 0.7 0.7 1.8
Brook Lopez 13 12.4 4.2 0.5 0.5 1.2 1.5

Betting Trends

  • Boston is 49-39-2 against the spread this season.
  • The Celtics are 22-21-1 as 5-point favorites or more.
  • There have been 44 Boston games (out of 82) that went over the total this year.
  • A total of 50 times so far this year, Boston and its opponent have combined to score more than 212.5 points.
  • Celtics games have had an average of 216.2 points this season, 3.7 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Milwaukee’s record against the spread is 43-48-0.
  • The Bucks have one win ATS (1-4) as a 5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • This season, 41 of Milwaukee’s 82 games have hit the over.
  • Milwaukee’s games have gone over 212.5 points on 69 occasions this season.
  • The average total points scored in Bucks games this year (212.5) is 12.3 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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