Celtics vs. 76ers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Celtics vs. 76ers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Boston Celtics will go up against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs.

The Celtics will seek another victory over the 76ers after a 121-87 win in their matchup on Wednesday. Jaylen Brown led the Celtics to the victory with a team-high 25 points. Tobias Harris scored 16 points in the 76ers’ loss.

When is Celtics vs. 76ers and when does it start?

This game between the Celtics and 76ers will go down on Friday, May 5, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 7:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Celtics vs. 76ers

The Celtics and 76ers will hit the court at Wells Fargo Center for this matchup on May 5, and if you want 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 ESPN.

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Celtics Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Celtics have been favored 72 times and won 51, or 70.8%, of those games.

The Celtics record seven more points per contest (117.9) than the 76ers surrender (110.9).

The Celtics knock down 16 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league) while shooting 37.6% from beyond the arc (sixth-best in the NBA). They are making 4.4 more threes per contest than their opponents, who drain 11.6 per game while shooting 34.5%.

The Celtics have scored at a much higher clip at home than away from home in the 2022-23 season (120.5 at home versus 115.4 on the road), though they have surrendered fewer points at home than away from home (110.5 opponent points per home game versus 112.4 on the road).

On offense, the Celtics have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 120.4 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 117.9 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.

76ers Stats, Odds & Insights

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

The 76ers put up only 3.8 more points per game (115.2) than the Celtics give up to opponents on average (111.4).

Beyond the arc, the 76ers are 11th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (12.6). They are best in 3-point percentage at 38.7%.

The 76ers average fewer points per game at home (114.2) than on the road (116.2), but also give up fewer at home (109.5) than on the road (112.3).

The 76ers have performed worse offensively over their previous 10 games, posting 109.5 points per contest, 5.7 fewer points their than season average of 115.2.

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 74 30.1 8.8 4.6 1.1 0.7 3.2
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 82 12.4 3.6 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 61 11.5 3.1 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.9

76ers Key Players to Watch

76ers Leaders
Joel Embiid 66 33.1 10.2 4.2 1 1.7 1
James Harden 58 21 6.1 10.7 1.2 0.5 2.8
Tyrese Maxey 60 20.3 2.9 3.5 0.8 0.1 2.7
Louis King 1 20 4 2 1 0 4
Tobias Harris 74 14.7 5.7 2.5 0.9 0.5 1.7

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Author: Luis Escalante

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