76ers vs. Celtics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 4, 2023

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76ers vs. Celtics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 4, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Boston Celtics (54-24) head into their game on April 4, 2023 as a 2.5-point underdog against the Philadelphia 76ers (51-27). The point total for the game is 227.

76ers vs. Celtics Odds

  • 76ers odds to win: -140
  • Celtics odds to win: +118
  • Spread: 76ers (-2.5)
  • Total: 227

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • TV: TNT

Who Will Win 76ers vs. Celtics?

76ers and Celtics Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 2.5-point favorites this season, the 76ers are 28-19 against the spread.

The Celtics have a 2-1 record against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this season.

These two teams average 233.5 points per game combined, 6.5 more than the total of 227.

Philadelphia and Boston have seen its opponents average a combined 4.6 fewer points per game than the point total of 227 set for this matchup.

The 76ers’ average point total in matchups this year is 225.7, 1.3 points below the total in this game.

The average over/under for Boston’s games this year is 3.2 more points than the point total of 227 in this outing.

Philadelphia has a 46-32-0 record against the spread this season.

The Celtics are 40-35-3 ATS this season.

76ers Stats & Insights

The 76ers average 115.1 points per game (14th in the league) while giving up 110.6 per outing (third in the NBA). They have a +346 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 4.5 points per game.

The 76ers rank 26th in the NBA at 40.8 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 41.2 their opponents average.

Philadelphia connects on 12.7 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), 1.2 more than its opponents (11.5). It is shooting 38.7% from deep (first in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 34.7%.

The 76ers’ 115.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank fourth in the NBA, and the 110.1 points they allow per 100 possessions rank seventh in the league.

During the 2022-23 season, the 76ers are scoring 0.5 fewer points per home game on average than on the road (114.8 at home, 115.3 on the road), and are also giving up 2.7 fewer points per home game compared to road games (109.3 at home, 112 on the road).

Celtics Stats & Insights

The Celtics put up 118.4 points per game (second in league) while giving up 111.8 per contest (sixth in NBA). They have a +508 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 6.6 points per game.

Boston wins the rebound battle by an average of 1.1 boards. It collects 45.2 rebounds per game (seventh in league) compared to its opponents’ 44.1.

The Celtics hit 16 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league), 4.2 more than their opponents.

The Celtics rank third in the NBA with 115.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and third defensively with 108.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Boston is putting up more points at home (121.1 per game) than away (115.7).

76ers Key Players to Watch

The 76ers get 33 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists from Joel Embiid.

James Harden contributes with 6.2 boards and 10.8 assists per game in addition to his 21.1 PPG scoring average.

The 76ers get 2.7 three-pointers per game out of Tyrese Maxey.

De’Anthony Melton averages 1.7 steals per game, while Embiid has 1.7 blocks per contest.

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Jayson Tatum has the top Celtics spot in two categories among active players: scoring (30.3 points per game) and rebounding (8.9 rebounds per game). He also dishes out 4.6 assists per contest.

Marcus Smart’s per-game averages this season are 11.4 points, 6.3 assists and 3.1 rebounds.

Tatum cashes in on 3.3 treys per game.

The Celtics’ defensive effort gets a lift from Smart’s 1.6 steals and Derrick White’s 0.9 blocks per game.

76ers vs. Celtics Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Celtics (+ 2.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (227)

  • Prediction:
    76ers 115 – Celtics 113

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