Celtics vs. Bucks NBA Preview (4/9/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 9, 2024 - Last Updated on April 10, 2024
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Celtics Vs. Bucks Preview

The Boston Celtics are set to play against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, April 9. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI, and will be broadcast on TNT. NBA betting odds include a point spread of -1.5 in favor of Boston and an over/under of 227.5. The Celtics are listed with a moneyline of -130, while the Bucks have a moneyline of +109.

Celtics vs. Bucks pregame odds (4/9/24)

The pregame NBA betting odds for the Bucks vs. Celtics match are available from various sportsbooks. The point spread is around -1.5 in favor of the Celtics across DraftKings, FanDuel, and Caesars, with an over/under of 228.5. Massachusetts sportsbooks are in unison with having Boston as slight road favorites over the Bucks tonight.

  • DraftKingsCeltics -1.5, over/under 228.5
  • FanDuelCeltics -1.5, over/under 228.5
  • CaesarsCeltics -2.5, over/under 228
  • BetMGMCeltics -1.5, over/under 228.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Celtics vs. Bucks. 

Celtics vs. Bucks projected starting lineups April 9

Celtics starting lineup tonight

PG: Jrue Holiday
SG: Derrick White
SF: Jaylen Brown
PF: Jayson Tatum
C: Kristaps Porzingis (game-time decision)

Bucks starting lineup tonight

PG: Damian Lillard
SG: Malik Beasley
SF: Khris Middleton
PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo (game-time decision)
C: Brook Lopez

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Celtics vs Bucks.

Celtics vs. Bucks injuries tonight

Celtics: Al Horford (C) and Kristaps Porzingis (C) are both questionable, dealing with a toe injury and injury management.

Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF) is questionable with a hamstring issue. Khris Middleton (SF) is probable despite a mouth injury. Patrick Beverley (PG) and MarJon Beauchamp (SG) are out, both with ankle injuries. Jaylin Galloway (SF) is out with an ankle injury.

Team standings & stats for today’s NBA game

Boston Celtics team stats

The Boston Celtics lead with 62-16, securing the top spot in both the Eastern Conference and the Atlantic Division. In their recent matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers, they secured a win by the score of 124-107. Season stats highlight:

  • Points per game: 120.8
  • Points per game against: 109.2
  • FG%: 48.7
  • 3PT%: 38.9
  • Points per game: 120.8
  • Rebounds per game: 46.5
  • Assists per game: 26.8

Milwaukee Bucks team stats

The Milwaukee Bucks hold a record of 47-31, positioning them second in the Eastern Conference and first in the Central Division. Their performance in the last game against the New York Knicks ended in a loss with a score of 122-109. Season stats include:

  • Points per game: 119.7
  • Points per game against: 116.8
  • FG%: 48.8
  • 3PT%: 37.2
  • Points per game: 119.7
  • Rebounds per game: 44.3
  • Assists per game: 26.6

Player stats for Celtics vs. Bucks on April 9

Boston Celtics leaders

The Celtics continued their home-court dominance in their latest home victory against Portland, with Jaylen Brown leading in scoring. Without Jayson Tatum, these were the key performances:

  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 26 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Payton Pritchard (PG): 20 PTS, 3 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 12 PTS, 10 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Derrick White (SG): 15 PTS, 1 RB, 9 ASTS
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 12 PTS, 1 RB, 2 ASTS

The Celtics’ season stats reflect their strong lineup. Here are their season leaders:

  • Jayson Tatum (PF): 27.0 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 4.9 APG
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 23.3 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 20.2 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 2.0 APG
  • Derrick White (SG): 15.4 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 12.5 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 4.9 APG

Milwaukee Bucks leaders

The Bucks struggled to stop New York but offensively they were led by Antetokounmpo. As the Bucks prepare for the Celtics, these were the leaders in the last game.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF): 28 PTS, 15 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Bobby Portis (PF): 24 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Damian Lillard (PG): 23 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Brook Lopez (C): 13 PTS, 5 RBS, 1 AST
  • Malik Beasley (SG): 9 PTS, 1 RB, 3 ASTS

Throughout the season, the Bucks have shown inconsistency. But after getting the win over the Celtics, the Bucks host the Orlando Magic on Weduesday. Here are their season leaders:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF): 30.7 PPG, 11.6 RPG, 6.5 APG
  • Damian Lillard (PG): 24.5 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 7.0 APG
  • Bobby Portis (PF): 13.6 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 1.2 APG
  • Brook Lopez (C): 12.5 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.6 APG
  • Khris Middleton (SF): 15.0 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 5.2 APG
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