Bucks Vs. Celtics Odds: Series Price Flips As Milwaukee Takes Command

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks are back to being favorites on the series price against the Celtics (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)

With the Bucks’ victory in Boston on Wednesday night, the series price in the Eastern Conference semifinal thriller has flipped again. Per odds around the sports betting market Thursday morning, Milwaukee is between -240 and -300 to win one of the next two games and advance to the conference finals. DraftKings offers the most attractive -240.

The Celtics can be had for +240 at BetMGM to take Game 6 in Milwaukee on Friday and Game 7, which would be played Sunday back at TD Garden.

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Boston (-5) controlled most of Game 5 but blew a 14-point fourth-quarter lead, as the Bucks prevailed 110-107. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 40 points and 11 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday closed the deal with a series of outstanding late-game defensive plays.


Celtics vs. Bucks Game 6 Betting Lines

Milwaukee is an early 1.5-point favorite for Friday night’s potential close-out game, the same number the Bucks laid in their Game 4 loss Monday. Boston has covered the spread in both games at Fiserv Forum.


Celtics vs. Bucks Game 6 Total

We’ve now seen the ‘over’ cash in two straight games this series after the best-of-seven set opened 3-0 to the ‘under’. The Game 5 total closed in the 211 to 212 range after being bet down from 214.5.  Per early numbers, the Game 6 total is the lowest of the series so far.

GameScoreATS winnerTotalO/U
Game 1Bucks 101-89Bucks +5218.5under
Game 2Celtics 109-86Celtics -4215.5under
Game 3Bucks 103-101Celtics +2.5212under
Game 4Celtics 116-108Celtics +1.5214over
Game 5Bucks 110-107Bucks +4.5211.5over
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Odds To Win The East

The Bucks are back to the top of the East futures oddsboard, and the Celtics have dropped to third, behind Miami.

Here are odds to win the East from three sportsbooks, current as of Thursday, May 12.


Bucks vs. Celtics Props

Here is a sampling of the series props offered on Bucks-Celtics. Peruse your sportsbook accounts for plenty more.

Series correct score (DraftKings)

Bucks 4-2 (-125)
Celtics 4-3 (+200)
Bucks 4-3 (+425)

Playoff Series Parlays (PointsBet)

GSW & MIL Both To Make Conference Finals -233
MIL & PHX Both To Make Conference Finals -197
GSW, MIL & PHX All To Make Conference Finals -165
MIA & MIL Both To Make Conference Finals -150
GSW, MIA & MIL All To Make Conference Finals -130
BOS & GSW Both To Make Conference Finals +260
BOS & PHX Both To Make Conference Finals +280
BOS, GSW & PHX All To Make Conference Finals +350
BOS & MIA Both To Make Conference Finals +320
BOS, GSW & MIA All To Make Conference Finals +350
BOS, MIA & PHX All To Make Conference Finals +370
BOS, GSW, MIA & PHX All To Make Conference Finals +400

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Marcus DiNitto

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Marcus DiNitto was news managing editor of Gaming Today. In past roles, he has been managing editor at national sports websites SportsBusiness Daily, Sporting News, and The Linemakers, as well as with licensed sportsbook operator USA Sports Gaming. Marcus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and studied sports and entertainment marketing at New York University.

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