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Celtics vs. Bucks line, picks: Advanced computer NBA model releases selections for Game 6 matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Friday's Game 6 matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks
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The Boston Celtics try to avoid elimination when they face the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday. Milwaukee is favored by one point at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 212.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page). 

Before making any Celtics vs. Bucks picks, you NEED to check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters the fourth full week of the 2022 NBA playoffs on a stunning 86-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,100. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns!

The model knows the Celtics are out-scoring the Bucks in the series, and Boston has a stout defense. The Celtics are holding the Bucks to less than 1.04 points per possession, and Milwaukee is shooting only 42.4 percent from the field and 32.4 percent from 3-point range. The Bucks are averaging only 19.6 assists per game in the series, and the Celtics led the NBA in defensive rating during the regular season. Boston also led the league in shooting efficiency allowed and assists allowed.

The model also knows the Bucks posted a top-five offensive rating in the regular season. In addition, Milwaukee's playoff defense has been utterly dominant. The Bucks led the NBA playoffs in defensive rating, allowing less than 1.01 points per possession. Milwaukee also leads the postseason in defensive rebound rate and free throw prevention, with tremendous opponent shooting numbers. Opponents are shooting only 41.9 percent from the field and 32.5 percent from 3-point range against the Bucks in the playoffs.

Now, it has set its sights on Celtics vs. Bucks. We can tell you the model is leaning over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.

Who wins Celtics vs. Bucks? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Celtics vs. Bucks spread you should be all over Friday, all from the model on a roll on NBA picks!

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