Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3-30-23 NBA Prediction, Odds and Tips

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/30/23 – On Thursday night, the Boston Celtics will travel to Milwaukee to face off against the Bucks. Boston is coming off of a 130-111 road loss against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night, while the Bucks are looking forward to their game against Indianapolis on Wednesday night. Boston Celtics are the underdogs, yet NBA betting analysts predict a win for them over the Bucks.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks

Date & Time: Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET

Location: Fiserv Forum


Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks 3/30/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +130

Spread: +3.0 (-110)

Total: 236.5 over (-110)


Moneyline: -150

Spread: -3.0 (-110)

Total: 236.5 under (-110)

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Analysis

Boston Celtics is currently in second place in the East, 2.5 games behind Milwaukee before they play their game on Wednesday. The Celtics are coming off a road loss to Washington Wizards where they were 11-point favorites. The Celtics were outscored in each of the first three quarters and trailed 99-78 at halftime. Jayson Tatum led Boston with 28 points, Jaylen Brown had 18 points, Marcus Smart had 14 and Malcolm Brogdon added 13 off the bench to secure a loss for Boston. The Celtics are 52-24 and in second place in the East, 2.5 games ahead of the Philadelphia 76ers for second. Boston is 7-3 in their last 10 and 24-15 on the road while averaging 118 PPG which ranks third while allowing 112 PPG to rank sixth. This season, Tatum leads with 30.1 PPG followed by Brown at 26.8 PPG, Brogdon at 14.6 PPG and Derrick White with 14.6 PPG.

On Wednesday night, Milwaukee Bucks is set to travel to Indiana as 11.5-point favorites. Prior to their back-to-back, Milwaukee picked up a 126-117 road win against the Detroit Pistons; outscoring Detroit in three of the four quarters en route to a comfortable victory. Khris Middleton led Milwaukee with 34 points, Brook Lopez had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Bobby Portis added 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Jevon Carter scored 22 points. The Bucks are currently leading the East at 54-21, having gone 7-3 in their last 10 and 30-7 at home. Milwaukee is averaging 116.8 PPG, ranking sixth; they allow 112.4 PPG which ranks ninth; they shoot 47.1% from the field and 36.5% from three-point range. Giannis Antetokounmpo leads this offense with 31.1 points per game and 11.7 rebounds; Jrue Holiday contributes 28.9 points per game while Lopez averages 15.7, Middleton 15.5 PPG while Portis puts up 13.8 PPG on average for Milwaukee this season.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Against the Spread

Over is 4-0 in Celtics last 4 road games. Over is 5-1 in Celtics last 6 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. Under is 11-4 in Celtics last 15 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. Under is 5-2 in Celtics last 7 Thursday games. Celtics are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games.

Over is 6-0 in Bucks last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600. Bucks are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600. Under is 5-1 in Bucks last 6 Thursday games. Bucks are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 0 days rest. Under is 8-2 in Bucks last 10 games playing on 0 days rest.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Free Pick

With Milwaukee on the back-to-back and some players injured, Boston is likely to win and cover here as NBA online experts anticipate caution from their players. Although Milwaukee has been successful against the spread, so too have the Celtics. If Milwaukee does decide to rest some players, Boston will have an edge on defense as Milwaukee plays a very tough defense.

Free Pick: Boston Celtics +3.0 (-110)