How to Watch Celtics vs. Trail Blazers: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Celtics vs. Trail Blazers: Live Stream or on TV


The Portland Trail Blazers (31-38) will look to Damian Lillard (third in NBA, 32.3 points per game) to help defeat Jayson Tatum (sixth in league, 30.1) and the Boston Celtics (48-22) on Friday, March 17, 2023 at Moda Center, at 10:00 PM ET on ROOT Sports NW and NBCS-BOS.

In their most recent outing on Wednesday, the Celtics claimed a 104-102 win over the Timberwolves. The Trail Blazers’ most recent game on Tuesday ended in a 123-107 loss to the Knicks. Jaylen Brown scored a team-best 35 points for the Celtics in the victory. Lillard scored a team-high 38 points for the Trail Blazers in the loss.

When is Celtics vs. Trail Blazers and when does it start?

This matchup between the Celtics and Trail Blazers will go down on Friday, March 17, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 10:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Celtics vs. Trail Blazers

The Celtics and Trail Blazers will take to the floor at Moda Center for this matchup on March 17, and if you would like to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ROOT Sports NW, NBCS-BOS.

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Celtics vs. Trail Blazers Game Preview

Celtics Stats, Odds & Insights

The Celtics have entered the game as favorites 64 times this season and won 45, or 70.3%, of those games.

The Celtics knock down 15.8 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league) while shooting 37.5% from beyond the arc (seventh-best in the NBA). They are making 4.1 more threes per contest than their opponents, who drain 11.7 per game while shooting 35.1%.

The Celtics have been significantly better offensively at home, where they average 120.7 points per game, compared to road games, where they score 114.4 per game. Defensively, they are slightly better at home, where they allow 111.9 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they allow opponents to average 112.5 per game.

The Celtics’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 113.1 points a contest compared to the 117.5 they’ve averaged this season.

Trail Blazers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Trail Blazers put up 114.4 points per game (15th in league) while allowing 115.9 per outing (19th in NBA). They have a -103 scoring differential and have been outscored by 1.5 points per game.

Beyond the arc, the Trail Blazers are eighth in the league in 3-pointers made per game (13.2). They are eighth in 3-point percentage at 37.3%.

At home the Trail Blazers average 119.2 points per game, 9.1 more than away (110.1). Defensively they allow 117.2 points per game at home, 2.4 more than on the road (114.8).

The Trail Blazers have fared worse offensively over their last 10 games, tallying 111.8 points per contest, 2.6 fewer points their than season average of 114.4.

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 65 30.1 9 4.7 1 0.8 3.3
Jaylen Brown 58 26.8 6.9 3.3 1.2 0.4 2.5
Malcolm Brogdon 59 14.7 4.2 3.6 0.6 0.3 2
Derrick White 70 12 3.4 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.7
Marcus Smart 53 11.3 3.3 6.4 1.5 0.4 1.8

Trail Blazers Key Players to Watch

Trail Blazers Leaders
Damian Lillard 55 32.3 4.7 7.3 0.9 0.3 4.3
Anfernee Simons 60 21.2 2.6 4.1 0.7 0.2 3.5
Jerami Grant 63 20.5 4.5 2.4 0.8 0.8 2.3
Jusuf Nurkic 49 13.2 9.1 2.9 0.8 0.8 0.8
Cameron Reddish 34 10.2 2.2 1.6 1 0.3 1.3

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Author: Luis Escalante

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