Celtics vs. Kings Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Celtics vs. Kings Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Boston Celtics (49-23) are a 5-point favorite against the Sacramento Kings (43-28) on March 21, 2023. The matchup’s over/under is 239.

Celtics vs. Kings Odds

  • Celtics odds to win: -210
  • Kings odds to win: +175
  • Spread: Celtics (-5)
  • Total: 239

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California

Who Will Win Celtics vs. Kings?

Celtics and Kings Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Celtics have a 20-25-1 record against the spread when favored by 5 points or more this season.

The Kings have a 3-2 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 5 points or more.

The two teams average a combined 0.4 fewer points per game, 238.6, than this game’s over/under of 239 points.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 230.6 points per game, 8.4 fewer than the over/under in this game.

The Celtics’ average point total in matchups this season is 229.9, 9.1 points below the over/under in this game.

Sacramento’s games this season have averaged a total of 239.4 points, 0.4 more than the point total in this matchup.

Boston has a 36-33-3 record against the spread this season.

The Kings have gone 40-30-1 ATS this season.

Celtics Stats & Insights

The Celtics have a +386 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.3 points per game. They’re putting up 117.6 points per game to rank fourth in the league and are giving up 112.3 per contest to rank seventh in the NBA.

The 45.1 rebounds per game the Celtics average rank seventh in the NBA. Their opponents pull down 44.1 per contest.

Boston hits 15.9 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league), 4.1 more than its opponents (11.8). It is shooting 37.6% from deep (seventh-best in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 35.3%.

The Celtics average 115.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (fourth in the league), and give up 109.5 points per 100 possessions (fourth in the NBA).

The Celtics’ offense has been much better at home (120.7 PPG) compared to their play on the road (114.8 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better at home (111.9 PPG allowed) compared to their play on the road (112.6 PPG allowed).

Kings Stats & Insights

The Kings are outscoring opponents by 2.7 points per game, with a +194 scoring differential overall. They put up 121 points per game (first in NBA) and allow 118.3 per contest (27th in league).

The 42.3 rebounds per game Sacramento accumulates rank 22nd in the NBA. Their opponents pull down 42.

The Kings hit 13.8 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) while shooting 37.4% from deep (eighth-best in NBA). They are making 1.3 more threes than their opponents, who drain 12.5 per game at 37.3%.

The Kings rank second in the NBA with 117 points scored per 100 possessions, and 23rd defensively with 114.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, Sacramento averages 124.2 points per game. Away, it scores 118.

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Jayson Tatum averages 30 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game.

Marcus Smart contributes with 3.2 boards and 6.4 assists per game in addition to his 11.3 PPG scoring average.

Tatum makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Celtics, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.3 per contest.

Smart averages 1.5 takeaways per game, while Derrick White collects 0.9 rejections per contest.

Kings Key Players to Watch

Domantas Sabonis has a top spot on the Kings rebounds and assists leaderboards, scoring 19.1 points a contest with 12.5 rebounds per game and 7.2 assists per game.

De’Aaron Fox’s per-game averages this season are 25.5 points, 6.2 assists and 4.3 rebounds.

Kevin Huerter knocks down 2.7 threes per game.

The Kings’ defensive effort gets a lift from Fox (1.2 steals per game) and Keegan Murray (0.5 blocks per game).

Celtics vs. Kings Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Kings (+ 5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (239)

  • Prediction:
    Kings 118 – Celtics 117

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