The Boston Celtics (49-23) visit the Sacramento Kings (43-28) on March 21, 2023 at Golden 1 Center. The Celtics are favored, by five points, in a matchup featuring one of the NBA’s top defensive squads (the Celtics) against one of the most efficient offensive teams (the Kings). The matchup has a 238.5 point total.
How to bet Celtics vs. Kings
Boston Celtics vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the Celtics as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -208 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +174 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238.5 points.
Celtics vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Celtics vs. Kings Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Celtics are 36-33-3 this year. Boston has won 47, or 70.1%, of the 67 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Celtics games this year have eclipsed the over/under 53.5% of the time (38 out of 71 games with a set point total).
In the Kings’ 71 games this season, they have 40 wins against the spread. Sacramento has won 12 of the 26 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (46.2%). Kings games this season have eclipsed the over/under 36 times in 71 opportunities (50.7%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Celtics vs. Kings Injury Report
Kings: Kevin Huerter: Out (Knee), KZ Okpala: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Boston Celtics
Boston owns a top-five offense this season, ranking fourth-best in the league with 117.6 points per game. On defense, it ranks seventh with 112.3 points allowed per contest. The Celtics post 120.7 points per game at home, compared to 114.8 points per game in road games, a difference of 5.9 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Celtics have been putting up 117 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 117.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Boston ranks second-best in the NBA by draining 15.9 threes per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks seventh in the league at 37.6%. In terms of shot breakdown, the Celtics have taken 52.2% two-pointers (accounting for 62% of the team’s baskets) and 47.8% threes (38%).
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento is the best team in the NBA in points scored (121 per game) but fourth-worst in points conceded (118.3). The Kings average 124.2 points per game at home, and 118 away. In their past 10 games, the Kings are posting 122.9 points per contest, 1.9 more than their season average (121).
At 13.8 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 37.4% from beyond the arc, Sacramento is sixth and eighth in the league, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Kings have attempted 42% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 58% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.6% of the Kings’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 68.4% have been 2-pointers.
Celtics vs. Kings Predictions and Pick
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