Bucks vs. Celtics - 2/9/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Celtics (31-22) at Milwaukee Bucks (20-32)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks +5.5 -- Over/Under: 208 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNN, FSWI
The Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks meet Tuesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Boston Celtics look to keep rolling after winning nine of their last 10 games. The Boston Celtics are averaging 105 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 100.7 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Isaiah Thomas is averaging 21.4 points and 6.6 assists while Avery Bradley is averaging 15 points and 2.7 rebounds. Jae Crowder is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Evan Turner is dishing 4.3 assists. The Boston Celtics are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Celtics are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The Boston Celtics have won four of their last five road games.
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The Milwaukee Bucks need a nice win to snap a five-game losing streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 97.8 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 17.7 points and 3.9 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 16.5 points and 9.6 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.1 rebounds and Michael Carter-Williams is dishing 5.5 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have won four of their last five home games.
The Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Bucks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Celtics are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Milwaukee and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Don't look now, but the Celtics are one of the hotter teams in the league and have even covered four of their last five road games. The Bucks continue to dissapoint and are getting tougher and tougher to back. You have to ride the hot hand in this spot.