Celtics Vs Bucks: Semifinals Game 7 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 17, 2022

The Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks are battling in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, with a decisive Game 7 up next. The Celtics (-5 on the spread, -220 to win) play the Bucks on Sunday at 3:30 PM ET. The over/under for this game has been set at 205.

This article references odds updated as of May 15, 2022 at 3:02 PM ET. See all the up-to-date odds for this game in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Celtics Vs Bucks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 15

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

Bucks: Khris Middleton: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (-5)
Total Pick Over (205)

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 has beaten the spread 50 times in 82 games.
  • The Celtics have an ATS record of 22-21-1 as 5-point favorites or greater.
  • Out of 82 Boston games so far this season, 45 have hit the over.
  • In 62 games this season, Boston and its opponent have combined for more than 205 points.
  • Celtics games average 216.1 total points per game this season, 11.1 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Against the spread, Milwaukee is 44-49-0 this season.
  • The Bucks have one win ATS (1-4) as a 5-point underdog or more this year.
  • This season, 42 of Milwaukee’s 82 games have gone over the point total.
  • Milwaukee’s games have gone over 205 points on 78 occasions this season.
  • The average total points scored in Bucks games this year (205) is 19.5 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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