Celtics vs. 76ers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets For Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 6 – Thursday, May 11, 2023

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Celtics vs. 76ers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets For Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 6 – Thursday, May 11, 2023

NBA Predictions

Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers (54-28) will try to upset Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics when the 76ers play the Celtics on May 11, 2023. Boston is a 2.5-point favorite against Philadelphia. A 210.5-point total is set for the game.

Celtics vs. 76ers Odds

  • Celtics odds to win: -140
  • 76ers odds to win: +119
  • Spread: Celtics (-2.5)
  • Total: 210.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • TV: ESPN

Who Will Win Celtics vs. 76ers?

Celtics and 76ers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Celtics are 33-32-2 against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.

In games this season in which they were an underdog by 2.5 points or more, the 76ers have a 10-9 record against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 22.6 more points per game (233.1) than this game’s total of 210.5 points.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 222.3 points per game, 11.8 more than the over/under in this matchup.

The Celtics’ average point total in matchups this season is 229.4, 18.9 points higher than the total in this game.

The average over/under in Philadelphia’s games this season is 15.6 more points than the point total of 210.5 in this outing.

Boston is 44-35-3 ATS this season.

The 76ers have a 48-34-0 record against the spread this season.

Celtics Stats & Insights

The Celtics average 117.9 points per game (fourth in the league) while giving up 111.4 per contest (fourth in the NBA). They have a +535 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 6.5 points per game.

The Celtics grab 45.3 rebounds per game (seventh in the league) while conceding 44 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 1.3 boards per game.

Boston hits 16 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league) while shooting 37.6% from deep (sixth-best in the NBA). It is making 4.4 more threes per contest than its opponents, who drain 11.6 per game while shooting 34.5%.

The Celtics’ 115.7 points per 100 possessions on offense rank third in the NBA, and the 108.8 points they allow per 100 possessions rank third in the league.

The Celtics have been significantly better offensively at home, where they average 120.5 points per game, compared to road games, where they score 115.4 per game. Defensively, they are better when playing at home, where they allow 110.5 points per game, versus on the road, where they let opponents to score 112.4 per game.

76ers Stats & Insights

The 76ers outscore opponents by 4.3 points per game (posting 115.2 points per game, 14th in league, and giving up 110.9 per outing, third in NBA) and have a +354 scoring differential.

Philadelphia ranks 26th in the league at 40.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 41.2 its opponents average.

The 76ers connect on 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), while their opponents have made 11.6 on average.

The 76ers rank fourth in the NBA with 115.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and eighth defensively with 110.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Philadelphia is putting up fewer points at home (114.2 per game) than away (116.2).

Celtics Key Players to Watch

The Celtics get 30.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists from Tatum.

Marcus Smart averages 11.5 points per game while adding 3.1 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Celtics.

Tatum leads active Celtics in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 3.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.

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

76ers Key Players to Watch

Embiid is at the top of the 76ers scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 33.1 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game to go with 4.2 assists per contest this season.

The 76ers have gotten 21 points, 10.7 assists and 6.1 rebounds out of James Harden this season.

Harden knocks down 2.8 threes per game.

The 76ers’ defensive effort gets a boost from De’Anthony Melton’s 1.6 steals and Embiid’s 1.7 blocks per game.

Celtics vs. 76ers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: 76ers (+ 2.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (210.5)

  • Prediction:
    76ers 114 – Celtics 113

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