The Boston Celtics (15-4) host the Washington Wizards (10-9) at TD Garden on Sunday, November 27, 2022. The contest begins at 6:00 PM ET and airs on NBC. The Celtics are 7.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at 221.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Celtics vs. Wizards
Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Celtics as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -295 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +238 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 221.5 points.
Celtics vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, November 27, 2022
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Boston, Massachusetts
- Arena: TD Garden
Celtics vs. Wizards Betting Trends
The Celtics have played 19 games, with 11 wins against the spread. Boston has been victorious in 15, or 78.9%, of the 19 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Celtics have hit the over in 57.9% of their opportunities this year (11 times in 19 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Wizards are 8-10-1 this year. Washington is 4-6 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40% of those games). The Wizards have eclipsed the over/under 47.4% of the time this season (nine of 19 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Celtics: Jayson Tatum: Out (Ankle), Robert Williams: Out (Knee), Danilo Gallinari: Out (Knee)
Wizards: Johnny Davis: Questionable (Groin), Rui Hachimura: Questionable (Ankle), Monte Morris: Questionable (Ankle), Delon Wright: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Boston Celtics
Boston has been led by its offense, as it ranks best in the NBA by scoring 119.8 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points allowed (112.9 per contest). The Celtics are posting 124 points per game when playing at home. In away games, they are averaging 116.1 points per contest. The Celtics have seen an increase in scoring recently, racking up 120.8 points per game in their last 10 contests, one point more than the 119.8 they’ve scored this season.
Boston has been shining in terms of three-point shooting this season, ranking best in the NBA in three-pointers per game (16.4) and second-best in three-point percentage (39.7%). The Celtics have taken 52.4% two-pointers and 47.6% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s buckets, 61.3% are two-pointers and 38.7% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Washington is the second-worst squad in the league in points scored (108.3 per game) and eighth in points allowed (109.6). The Wizards are scoring more points at home (109.5 per game) than on the road (106.6). While the Wizards are averaging 108.3 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their previous 10 games, producing 108.6 a contest.
In 2022-23, Washington is 22nd in the league in 3-point makes (11.1 per game) and 19th in 3-point percentage (34.2%). The Wizards take 62.9% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.7% of the Wizards’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 27.3% are 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Celtics, and we expect that Celtics will cover the spread (Celtics -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 221.5 points.
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