Celtics vs 76ers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Saturday, February 25, 2023

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The Boston Celtics (43-17) visit the Philadelphia 76ers (39-19) on February 25, 2023 at Wells Fargo Center, where the Celtics are favored, by one point in a matchup featuring one of the highest-scoring squads in the league against one of the best defensive squads. The Celtics are third in points scored per game (118.3), while the 76ers are third in points conceded (110.4). The matchup’s point total is 225.5.

How to bet Celtics vs. 76ers

Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with bookmakers listing the Celtics as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -118 odds to pick up the win, while the 76ers are listed at -101 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 225.5 points.

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Celtics vs. 76ers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Arena: Wells Fargo Center

Celtics vs. 76ers Betting Trends

In the Celtics’ 60 games this year, they have 31 wins against the spread. Boston has been the favorite in 56 games this season and has come away with the win 41 times (73.2%) in those contests. Celtics games this year have hit the over on 32 of 58 set point totals.

The 76ers are 35-23-0 against the spread this season. Philadelphia has won 53.3% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (8-7). The 76ers have gone over the point total 56.9% of the time this season (33 of 58 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Celtics

Celtics Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 56 30.6 8.7 4.6 1.1 0.8 3.3
Jaylen Brown 49 26.6 7.1 3.2 1.1 0.4 2.5
Malcolm Brogdon 51 14.9 4.2 3.8 0.6 0.3 2.1
Derrick White 60 11.9 3.3 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 43 11.2 3.5 7 1.4 0.4 1.7

76ers

76ers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 46 33 10.3 4.1 1.2 1.6 1.1
James Harden 42 21.6 6.2 10.7 1.2 0.6 2.9
Tyrese Maxey 39 19.7 2.8 3.6 0.8 0.1 2.3
Tobias Harris 54 15.4 5.9 2.6 1 0.6 1.8
De’Anthony Melton 55 10.5 4.1 2.7 1.7 0.5 2.1
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Celtics: None

76ers: Dewayne Dedmon: Out (Hip)

What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston sports a top-five offense this season, ranking third-best in the league with 118.3 points per game. On defense, it ranks seventh with 112.2 points allowed per contest. The Celtics are scoring 121.2 points per game when playing at home. On the road, they are averaging 115.1 points per contest. The Celtics have been racking up 121.5 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 118.3 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Boston ranks second-best in the NBA by draining 16 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks sixth in the league at 37.9%. So far this season, the Celtics have taken 52.3% two-pointers, accounting for 61.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 47.7% from three-point land (38.1% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia is 16th in the NBA in points scored (114.3 per game) and third-best in points conceded (110.4). At home, the 76ers average 115.7 points per game. On the road, they score 112.5. The 76ers have performed worse offensively in their past 10 games, tallying 111.8 points per contest, 2.5 fewer points their than season average of 114.3.

Beyond the arc, Philadelphia is 10th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (12.7). It is fourth-best in 3-point percentage at 38.4%. The 76ers take 39.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 60.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.2% of the 76ers’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 68.8% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this game is the 76ers, and we project that 76ers will cover the spread (Celtics -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 225.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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