NBA Game Total Odds: Celtics vs Bucks Free Pick
Sunday, March 6, 2011, NBA hoops action has the first place Boston Celtics traveling to Milwaukee to face the tenth place Bucks. The Celtics have a 2.5 game lead over the Chicago Bulls in the fight for first, while the Bucks are a full three games back of the Indiana Pacers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the NBA Eastern Conference.
NBA Game Total Odds: Celtics vs Bucks Free Pick: The Boston Celtics have had the Bucks number as of late, winning nine of their last 12 games against Milwaukee. Winning their tenth tonight will put them three games ahead of the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Eastern Conference playoff race.
Tip Off from The Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is scheduled for Sunday, March 6, 2011, at 9:00 PM ET.
NBA Preview – Boston Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks
The Celtics have won seven of their past tens games while the Bucks record over that same span is exactly the opposite with Scott Skiles’ team having only chalked up three wins.
Two attention grabbing stat lines have Boston allowing the fewest points against per game – while Milwaukee has scored less points per game than any other team in the league.
NBA Game Total Betting Odds: Bucks vs Celtics
It’s hard enough for any team to score against Celtics line up that is laden with tenacious defenders let alone the offensively challenged Bucks. While it is true that Boston has breached the 100 point mark in three straight games, the Bucks also don’t allow many points themselves as they rank fourth in the NBA in points allowed per game.
Just one more nugget of information to pass along before we give you our prediction for the Over/Under listed by Bodog.com at 182 paying -115.
Chicago held Milwaukee to 75 points just over a week ago while the Bulls only scored 83. Statistically in terms of points per game, tonight should shape up to be similar match-up as the Bulls are just behind the Celtics, ranking second in the league for fewest points allowed and are in the same ballpark as the Celtics for total points scored per game (Chicago is 21st – while Boston is 18th).
NBA Game Total Prediction: Your game total free pick is – UNDER 182 Total Points