Raptors vs. Celtics: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Raptors vs. Celtics: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Boston Celtics (55-25) aim to build on a five-game home winning streak when hosting the Toronto Raptors (40-40) on Friday, April 7, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET.

The Celtics will look for another victory over the Raptors after a 97-93 win on Wednesday. Malcolm Brogdon led the Celtics to the win with a team-high 29 points. Pascal Siakam scored 28 points in the Raptors’ loss.

When is Raptors vs. Celtics and when does it start?

This game between the Raptors and Celtics will go down on Friday, April 7, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 7:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Raptors vs. Celtics

The Raptors and Celtics will take to the court at TD Garden for this matchup on April 7, and if you would like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on NBCS-BOS, SportsNet.

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Raptors Stats, Odds & Insights

The Raptors have entered the game as favorites 49 times this season and won 30, or 61.2%, of those games.

The Raptors record only 1.4 more points per game (112.9) than the Celtics surrender (111.5).

The Raptors hit 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league) at a 33.6% rate (28th in the NBA), compared to the 12.2 per outing their opponents make while shooting 37.5% from deep.

The Raptors have scored at a higher rate at home than away from home in the 2022-23 season (114.2 at home versus 111.6 on the road), though they have surrendered fewer points at home than away from home (109.9 opponent points per home game versus 112.8 on the road).

In their last 10 games, the Raptors have been racking up 113.6 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 112.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Celtics Stats, Odds & Insights

The Celtics have a +510 scoring differential, topping opponents by 6.4 points per game. They’re putting up 117.9 points per game, fourth in the league, and are giving up 111.5 per outing to rank sixth in the NBA.

The Celtics put up an average of 117.9 points per game, which is 6.6 more points than the 111.3 the Raptors give up to opponents.

In 2022-23 the Celtics are second-best in the league in 3-point makes (15.9 per game), and they rank No. 6 in 3-point percentage (37.6%).

At home the Celtics are better offensively, scoring 120.5 points per game, compared to 115.4 away. They’re also better defensively, allowing 110.6 points per game at home, and 112.4 away.

The Celtics are scoring 120.3 points per game over their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 117.9.

Raptors Key Players to Watch

Raptors Leaders
Pascal Siakam 70 24.3 7.9 5.9 0.9 0.5 1.3
Fred VanVleet 68 19.5 4.1 7.2 1.8 0.6 3
Gary Trent Jr. 64 17.4 2.6 1.6 1.6 0.2 2.5
OG Anunoby 66 16.9 5 2 1.9 0.8 2.1
Scottie Barnes 75 15.5 6.8 4.8 1.1 0.8 0.8

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 73 30.2 8.8 4.6 1.1 0.7 3.3
Jaylen Brown 67 26.6 6.9 3.5 1.1 0.4 2.4
Malcolm Brogdon 67 14.9 4.2 3.7 0.7 0.3 2
Derrick White 80 12.5 3.6 3.9 0.7 1 1.9
Marcus Smart 61 11.5 3.1 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.9

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Author: Luis Escalante

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