Celtics, Bucks set for winner-take-all game 7

Sat, May 14, 2022
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Celtics, Bucks set for winner-take-all game 7

Milwaukee Bucks (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (51-31, second in the Eastern Conference)

Boston; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Celtics -5; over/under is 208.5

EASTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND: Series tied 3-3

BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Bucks visit the Boston Celtics in game seven of the Eastern Conference second round. The Celtics defeated the Bucks 108-95 in the last meeting. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 46 points, and Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 44 points.

The Celtics are 33-19 against Eastern Conference opponents. Boston averages 111.8 points and has outscored opponents by 7.3 points per game.

The Bucks are 33-19 in conference matchups. Milwaukee leads the NBA with 36.5 defensive rebounds per game led by Antetokounmpo averaging 9.6.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tatum is averaging 26.9 points, eight rebounds and 4.4 assists for the Celtics. Jaylen Brown is averaging 22.5 points over the last 10 games for Boston.

Antetokounmpo is scoring 29.9 points per game and averaging 11.6 rebounds for the Bucks. Jrue Holiday is averaging 19.3 points and 5.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Celtics: 7-3, averaging 108.4 points, 40.9 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.9 points per game.

  • Bucks: 6-4, averaging 105.9 points, 49.1 rebounds, 21.1 assists, 6.7 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 102.0 points.

    INJURIES: Celtics: Robert Williams III: out (knee), Sam Hauser: out (shoulder).

    Bucks: Khris Middleton: out (knee).

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    The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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