The 2018 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics outdueled Milwaukee Bucks , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Milwaukee Bucks ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 97.9, defensive rating of 91.6, 32.0 free-throw attempts, and 31.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.323 percent clip as a team. Milwaukee Bucks had an offensive rating of 91.6, defensive rating of 97.9, 20.0 free-throw attempts, 33.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.273 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 94 , and Milwaukee Bucks recorded Boston Celtics possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks’s based on the advanced stats, Boston Celtics had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.493 percent, Milwaukee Bucks had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.6 vs 19.1 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks matchup of the 2018 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Al Horford and Giannis Antetokounmpo based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Al Horford for the Boston Celtics in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 13.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.163. While Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 10.0 and made 5.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.197.