Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Celtics versus the Nets? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Celtics are the favored team in this Atlantic divisional contest against the Nets. The game’s over/under currently sits at 230.5 points.
BOSTON CELTICS VS BROOKLYN NETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +9.5
This game will be played at Barclays Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, November 4th.
WHY BET THE BROOKLYN NETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-103 in favor of the Celtics.
- Our projections have Jayson Tatum finishing with Jayson Tatum points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Celtics finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 14 threes.
Will Boston Find a Way to Win on the Road?
Today’s matchup features the Celtics, who aim to prolong their current four-game winning streak, boasting an overall record of 4-0. The Celtics have played two games on the road and two at home, maintaining an undefeated record, while their average scoring margin stands at +20.5.
Boston has an overall ATS record of 2-2 this season, with a 1-1 record on the road and a 1-1 record when playing at home.
Leading the Celtics against the Pacers, Jayson Tatum scored 30 points on 9-15 shooting, including 3-5 from three-point range, while also recording 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Following closely behind, Derrick White contributed 18 points on 7-10 shooting, including 4-7 from three-point range, and added 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
In their most recent game, the Boston Celtics tallied 5 steals, an effective field goal percentage of 67.4%, and a possessions/pace of 104.54. Furthermore, they registered 27 assists and 11 turnovers.
Boston’s defense is coming off a game in which they recorded 5 steals, 46 defensive rebounds, and allowed 104 points against the Pacers. Additionally, they forced 11 turnovers and made 2 blocked shots, showcasing their defensive effort.
Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Brooklyn?
The Nets, with a 3-2 record through five games, are aiming to avoid dropping back to .500 in today’s crucial game. In matchups against Eastern Conference teams, they hold a 3-1 record across five games, while they have a 0-1 record in non-conference games.
Arriving with an ATS record of 5-0, the Nets remain undefeated against the spread. On the road, the Nets hold a +3.2 scoring margin, while at home it is -1.0.
Brooklyn’s leading scorer is Cam Thomas, who is currently averaging a 47.9% field goal percentage, 3.8 rebounds per game, and 25.8 points per game in the 2023-2024 season for the Nets.
The Nets offense is coming into the game with an average field goal percentage of 47.1%, 18 free throw attempts per game, and 114.4 points per game in the NBA season 2023-2024.
Brooklyn’s comes into the game with a defensive effective field goal percentage of 54, ranking 17th in the NBA. They also allow an average of 114.4 points per game, ranking 17th, and 5.2 blocked shots per game, ranking 14th.