Celtics vs Wizards Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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The Boston Celtics (52-23) are 11-point favorites against the Washington Wizards (33-42) on March 28, 2023 at Capital One Arena. The Wizards are sputtering right now, going 2-8 during their past 10 games. The over/under is 222.5 points in this outing.

How to bet Celtics vs. Wizards

Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 11 points, with bookmakers listing the Celtics as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -573 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +421 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 222.5 points.

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Celtics vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Celtics vs. Wizards Betting Trends

In the Celtics’ 75 games this season, they have 39 wins against the spread. Boston has been chosen as the favorite in 70 games this year and has walked away with the win 50 times (71.4%) in those games. Celtics games this year have gone over the total in 39 out of 75 opportunities (52%).

The Wizards are 33-39-3 against the spread this year. Washington has won 33.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (16-32). The Wizards have hit the over 48% of the time this year (36 of 75 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 69 30.1 8.9 4.7 1 0.7 3.2
Jaylen Brown 63 27 7 3.4 1.1 0.4 2.5
Malcolm Brogdon 62 14.6 4.2 3.7 0.6 0.3 2
Derrick White 75 12.4 3.5 4 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 57 11.4 3.2 6.4 1.5 0.4 1.8

Wizards

Wizards Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kristaps Porzingis 64 23 8.3 2.6 0.9 1.5 2.1
Corey Kispert 67 10.3 2.8 1.2 0.5 0.1 2
Monte Morris 60 10.2 3.4 5.2 0.7 0.2 1.3
Deni Avdija 73 9 6.4 2.7 0.8 0.4 0.9
Daniel Gafford 73 8.5 5.3 1 0.4 1.3 0
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Celtics: Payton Pritchard: Probable (Heel)

Wizards: Kyle Kuzma: Out (Ankle), Monte Morris: Questionable (Groin), Daniel Gafford: Questionable (Foot), Bradley Beal: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston has been getting things done at both ends of the court this season, ranking third-best in the NBA in points per game (118.1) and fourth-best in points allowed per game (111.7). The Celtics are scoring 121.1 points per game in home games. In road games, they are averaging 115.2 points per contest. The Celtics have seen an increase in scoring lately, racking up 120.8 points per game in their last 10 outings, 2.7 points more than the 118.1 they’ve scored this season.

Boston is top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking second-best in the league with 16 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks sixth with a 37.8% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Celtics are attempting 46.3 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 52.3% of the shots they’ve taken (and 62% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 42.3 treys per contest, which are 47.7% of their shots (and 38% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Washington Wizards

Washington is 23rd in the league in points scored (112.9 per game) and 16th in points allowed (113.8). In 2022-23 the Wizards are averaging 1.6 more points per game at home (113.7) than on the road (112.1). The Wizards are posting 110.5 points per contest in their past 10 games, which is 2.4 fewer points than their average for the season (112.9).

Beyond the arc, Washington is 21st in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.2). It is 18th in 3-point percentage at 35.8%. In 2022-23, the Wizards have attempted 36.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.8% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 26.7% of the Wizards’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 73.3% have been 2-pointers.

Our pick to win this matchup is the Celtics, and we predict that Wizards will cover the spread (Celtics -11). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 222.5 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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