Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics: Injury Reports, Starting 5, Betting Odds, Tips & Spreads – May 15, 2022 | 2022 NBA Playoffs

Defending champion Milwaukee Bucks travel to TD Garden on Sunday to take on the Boston Celtics for Game 7 of their conference semifinals.

The Bucks started their campaign slowly but peaked to finish third in the East. They will again rely on Giannis Antetokounmpo to find the goods in the series decider. With Khris Middleton out with a knee injury and likely sidelined from the series, the Bucks could face some issues against the Celtics.

Meanwhile, the Celtics are having an incredible season themselves, despite early reports of turmoil between their players. They shut out the heavy favorites Brooklyn Nets 4-0 in the first round. They’ll be banking on Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown to find the goods in Game 7 and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Miami Heat are awaiting the winner of this game in the Eastern Conference Finals.


Milwaukee Bucks injury report

The Bucks are without the services of Khris Middleton, who continues to be out of action after suffering a knee injury against the Chicago Bulls.

Player Status Reason
Kris Middleton Outside Knee

Boston Celtics injury report

Like the Bucks, the Celtics also have injury worries. Their defensive mainstay Robert Williams III is questionable with a knee injury. The other absentee is Sam Hauser, out with a shoulder injury.

Player Status Reason
Robert WilliamsIII Questionable Knee
Sam Hauser Outside Shoulder

Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Odds and Betting Spread – May 15, 2022

Team

Moneyline

Total points (over and under)

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Boston Celtics -210 U 206.5 -5
Milwaukee dollars +175 O 206.5 +5

Boston enters this game as a favorite. It’s because of the incredible defense and consistency they’ve shown throughout the season, especially at home. Milwaukee, meanwhile, are too reliant on Antetokounmpo and Middleton and could miss the latter in this game.

Odds are from Draft Kings SB.


Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Betting Tips

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  1. Giannis Antetokounmpo has averaged over 35 PPG this series.
  2. Khris Middleton is shooting almost 38% from beyond the arc but will miss this game.
  3. The Bucks finished the regular season with six wins in their last ten games.

Click here to bet on Giannis Antetokounmpo scoring 30+ points in this game.

Celtics

  1. Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.9 PPG.
  2. Jaylen Brown has an average of 23.6 PPG.
  3. The Celtics have won seven of their last 10 regular season games.

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics: Predicted Lineups

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Jrue Holiday and Wesley Matthews will likely occupy the backcourt. Grayson Allen and Giannis Antetokounmpo are expected to occupy the frontcourt in the absence of Khris Middleton. The center could be Brook Lopez.


Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown are expected to be the starting guards, while Jayson Tatum and Al Horford could be the forwards. Robert Williams III or Daniel Theis will likely start as center.

  1. Boston swept the Nets in the previous round.
  2. Milwaukee beat the Bulls 4-1 in the previous round.
  3. Boston has won 30 home games this season.

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Starting Prediction 5s

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g Wesley Matthews; g Jrue Holiday; F -Grayson Allen; F -Giannis Antetokounmpo; VS – Lopez Creek.

Boston Celtics

G- Marcus Smart; G- Jaylen Brown; F- Jayson Tatum; F- Al Horford; VS- Robert Williams III.


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