Celtics vs 76ers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, October 18

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The Boston Celtics host the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday, October 18, 2022. The Celtics are 3-point favorites in the game, the first game of the 2022-23 season for the two teams. The over/under is set at 216.5 points for the matchup.

Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Celtics as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -154 odds to pick up the win, while the 76ers are listed at +131 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 216.5 points.

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Celtics vs. 76ers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, October 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arena: TD Garden

Celtics vs. 76ers Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Celtics were 44-36-2 last season. Boston won 73.3% of the games last season in which it was favored on the moneyline (44-16). Out of 82 Celtics games last year, 40 hit the over.

Against the spread, the 76ers were 37-43-2 last season. Philadelphia was underdogs 25 times last season and won 12, or 48%, of those games. Last season, 39 of the 76ers’ 82 games went over the point total.

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Jayson Tatum 76 26.9 8 4.4 0.9 0.6 3
Jaylen Brown 66 23.6 6.1 3.5 1 0.3 2.5
Malcolm Brogdon 36 19.1 5.1 5.9 0.9 0.4 1.6
Derrick White 75 13.2 3.5 4.9 0.9 0.8 1.5
Marcus Smart 71 12.1 3.8 5.9 1.7 0.3 1.7


Joel Embiid 68 30.6 11.7 4.2 1.1 1.5 1.4
James Harden 66 21.7 7.6 10.1 1.2 0.5 2.2
Tyrese Maxey 75 17.5 3.2 4.3 0.8 0.4 1.8
Tobias Harris 73 17.2 6.8 3.5 0.7 0.6 1.4
Montrezl Harrell 71 13.2 6.1 2.1 0.4 0.6 0.1
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Celtics vs. 76ers Injury Report

Celtics: Robert Williams: Out (Knee), Danilo Gallinari: Out (Knee)

76ers: None

What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston was 12th in the NBA in points scored (111.8 per game) and best in points allowed (104.5) last year. The Celtics scored 110.8 points per game at home. When playing on the road, they played better on offense, averaging 112.8 points per contest.

Last year, Boston was eighth in the league in 3-point makes (13.2 per game) and 14th in 3-point percentage (35.6%). The Celtics took 42.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc last season, and 32.5% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they attempted 57.5% of their shots, with 67.5% of their makes coming from there.

What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers

Last season Philadelphia put up 109.9 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) and surrendered 107.3 points per contest (eighth-ranked). At home, the 76ers averaged 110.2 points per game last season. On the road, they scored 109.7.

Philadelphia drained 11.6 three-pointers per game (20th-ranked in NBA) last season, while putting up a 36.4% three-point percentage (seventh-ranked). Last year the 76ers took 62.4% two-pointers, accounting for 70.6% of the team’s baskets. They shot 37.6% from beyond the arc (29.4% of the team’s baskets).

Celtics vs. 76ers Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this game is the Celtics, and we expect that Celtics will cover the spread (Celtics -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 216.5 points.

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How to bet Celtics vs. 76ers

You can bet on Celtics vs. 76ers at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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