Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 24 (2/24): NBA
- Lm Tipster
- Feb 24, 2022, 12:37:25 PM
Credit: photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||7:30 p.m. EST|
|Celtics money line||-270|
|76ers money line||+220|
|Over / under||213.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Boston Celtics||Brooklyn Nets|
|Road / home record||14-15||13-15|
|Points per game||108.85||110.78|
|Points allowed per game||103.45||110.78|
|Rebounds per game||46.62||44.85|
|Rebounds allowed per game||44.72||44.75|
|Over / under record||25-34-1||30-29|
The Brooklyn Nets will host the Boston Celtics for their first game after the All-Star break. These teams have faced 2 times so far this season and each one got the win on the road.
The Celtics were on hot streak before they got upset by the Pistons at home. Boston is sixth in the Eastern Conference and they are 7-6 in division matchups. Boston averages 108.9 points while outscoring opponents by 5.4 points per game.
Jayson Tatum is shooting 32.9% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Celtics, while averaging 25.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists. Jaylen Brown is averaging 22.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists over the past 10 games for Boston.
Celtics are 9-1 in their last 10 games, averaging 114.5 points, 48.0 rebounds, 27.2 assists, 7.1 steals and 7.1 blocks per game while shooting 49.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 95.9 points.
The Nets lost the last 14 of 16 games before the All-Star break and are 8th in the Eastern Conference. In their last game, Brooklyn was outscored by 14 points during the fourth quarter of a 117-103 home loss against Washington.
Patty Mills is averaging 13.4 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.
In their last 10 games the Nets are 2-8 and are averaging 105.5 points, 41.6 rebounds, 21.8 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.4 points per game.
Durant, Simmons and Kyrie are out.
Boston are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Boston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Brooklyn are 3-17 ATS in their last 20 games at home.
Brooklyn are 6-21-1 ATS at home this season.
The Celtics are on fire right now they’re winning their last five games by an average of 16 points and the Nets continue to struggle without Durant, they're 7-16 without him this season. The Celtics should score around 120 pts on this game. Take Boston to cover.
PICK: Celtics -7 (-110)
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