Latest NBA Playoff Basketball Celtics vs Bucks – Game 5 Betting Odds – Money Line / Handicap
The Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics face off in a pivotal Game 5 matchup in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2022 NBA Playoffs at 7 a.m. on Thursday morning in Malaysia time.
After stealing home-court advantage with a Game 1 win in Boston, the Celtics punched back in game 2 to even the series. The same pattern emerged in the two games at Milwaukee’s home court, behind a dazzling Jayson Tatum superstar level performance to even up the series at 2-2 again. Game five makes it a whole new Best-of-three series again, where the winner will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals to face either Miami Heat or Philadelphia 76ers, which Miami Heat is up 3-2 and one win away at the moment.
The early market betting odds for Game 5 is as follows:
|Boston Celtics||Bet||Milwaukee Bucks|
|1.44||Full Time Moneyline||2.85|
|Full-time Over / Under Odds||Over||Under|
|Half-time Over / Under Odds||Over||Under|
Most markets have Boston Celtics over the Milwaukee Bucks. Despite missing their key offensive player Kris Middleton, the Bucks have had role players in Grayson Allen and defensive anchors like the resurgent Brook Lopez showing up.
As the series goes on, playoff basketball showcases the difference constant matchup and opponent studies can make. Boston Celtics will attempt to gain a large advantage in game 5 with their home-court advantage.
Predictions by leading prediction models
FiveThirtyEight: Boston Celtics 71% Win Probability with -5.5 spread
Sports Betting Dime: Boston Celtics 67% Win Probability | Predicted Score 113.6 – 110.4
Number Fire: Boston Celtics 70.7% Win Probability