A contest between a pair of the highest-scoring squads in the league will see the Philadelphia 76ers (51-27) play as 2.5-point favorites in their matchup with the Boston Celtics (54-24) at Wells Fargo Center on April 4, 2023. The matchup’s point total is set at 227.5.
How to bet 76ers vs. Celtics
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -141 odds to pick up the win, while the Celtics are listed at +120 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 227.5 points.
76ers vs. Celtics Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Celtics Betting Trends
In the 76ers’ 78 games this season, they have 46 wins against the spread. Philadelphia has come away with 40 wins in the 54 contests it has been listed as the favorite this season. 76ers games this year have gone over the total in 41 out of 78 opportunities (52.6%).
Against the spread, the Celtics are 40-35-3 this year. Boston has been the moneyline underdog six total times this season. Boston has gone 3-3 in those games. Celtics games this season have hit the over 42 times in 78 opportunities (53.8%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Celtics: Jaylen Brown: Questionable (Back), Robert Williams: Out (Injury Management)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been carried by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by giving up just 110.6 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (115.1 per contest). The 76ers are scoring 114.8 points per game in home games. On the road, they are performing better on offense, averaging 115.3 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the 76ers have been putting up 114.8 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 115.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
With a 38.7% three-point percentage this season, Philadelphia ranks best in the NBA. It ranks 11th in the league by sinking 12.7 threes per contest. The 76ers are attempting 50.7 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 60.7% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 68.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.8 treys per contest, which are 39.3% of their shots (and 31.2% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Boston Celtics
In 2022-23, Boston is second-best in the league on offense (118.4 points scored per game) and ranked sixth on defense (111.8 points allowed). At home the Celtics are scoring 121.1 points per game, 5.4 more than they are averaging away (115.7). The Celtics have fared better offensively in their past 10 games, compiling 121.8 points per contest, 3.4 more than their season average of 118.4.
Beyond the arc, Boston is second-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (16). It is sixth in 3-point percentage at 37.7%. The Celtics attempt 52.2% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 47.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 62.1% of the Celtics’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 37.9% are 3-pointers.
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