Celtics vs Suns Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, February 3, 2023

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The Boston Celtics (37-15) are 10.5-point favorites over the Phoenix Suns (27-26) on February 3, 2023 at TD Garden in a contest featuring one of the highest-scoring NBA’s teams versus one of the toughest defensively. The Celtics rank second in points scored per game (118.2), and the Suns rank fifth in points conceded (111.8). The over/under is set as 220.5 points in this outing.

How to bet Celtics vs. Suns

Boston Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Celtics as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -491 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at +375 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 220.5 points.

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Celtics vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, February 3, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arena: TD Garden

Celtics vs. Suns Betting Trends

The Celtics have played 52 games, with 26 wins against the spread. Boston has been the favorite in 49 games this season and has come away with the win 35 times (71.4%) in those contests. Celtics games this year have gone over the point total 27 times in 53 opportunities (50.9%).

The Suns have 27 wins against the spread in 53 games this year. Phoenix has won 35% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (7-13). The Suns have eclipsed the over/under 45.3% of the time this year (24 of 53 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 49 31.1 8.7 4.4 1.1 0.8 3.3
Jaylen Brown 46 27 7.1 3.2 1.1 0.5 2.6
Malcolm Brogdon 44 14.4 4.3 3.7 0.6 0.3 2
Derrick White 52 10.4 3.2 3.5 0.7 0.9 1.6
Al Horford 41 9.4 6.1 2.7 0.5 1 2


Suns Leaders
Deandre Ayton 44 17.8 10.1 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.2
Mikal Bridges 53 16.9 4.4 3.6 1.2 0.8 1.8
Chris Paul 32 14.1 4.3 8.5 1.3 0.4 1.8
Cameron Johnson 15 13.5 3.9 1.5 0.8 0.4 2.7
Damion Lee 53 9.1 3.3 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.7
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Celtics vs. Suns Injury Report

Suns: Landry Shamet: Out (Foot), Devin Booker: Out (Groin), Cameron Payne: Out (Foot), Jae Crowder: Out (Not Injury Related)

What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston is surrendering 112 points per game this season (eighth-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived offensively, posting 118.2 points per game (second-best). When playing at home, the Celtics are posting 8.7 more points per game (122.5) than they are on the road (113.8). The Celtics have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 116.2 points per game in their last 10 outings, two points fewer than the 118.2 they’ve scored this year.

Boston is top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking second-best in the league with 15.6 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.2% shooting percentage from three-point land. This season, the Celtics have taken 52.6% two-pointers, accounting for 62.8% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 47.4% from beyond the arc (37.2% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns

Phoenix is 21st in the NBA in points scored (112.7 per game) and fifth-best in points allowed (111.8). In 2022-23 the Suns are averaging 1.6 more points per game at home (113.4) than on the road (111.8). The Suns are putting up 112.8 points per contest in their past 10 games, which is 0.1 more than their average for the season (112.7).

Phoenix is 10th in the league in 3-pointers made (12.7 per game) and fourth-best in 3-point percentage (38.4%). The Suns attempt 63.2% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.4% of the Suns’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 30.6% are 3-pointers.

Celtics vs. Suns Predictions and Pick

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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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