Betting on today’s Celtics and 76ers game? Catch the action at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, as the 76ers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NBCS. The Celtics are the favored team in this Atlantic divisional contest against the 76ers. The game’s over/under currently sits at 228 points.
BOSTON CELTICS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers +3
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-109 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 12 threes.
Is A Road Victory Likely for the Favored Celtics?
Coming into today’s game vs. the 76ers, the Celtics are looking to build on their above .500 record of 5-1. The Celtics have a 3-1 record on the road this season, compared to their 2-0 record when playing at home.
Boston has an overall ATS record of 2-3 as they come into today’s game. The Celtics maintain an ATS record of 1-2 on the road, while they have a 1-1 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
The Celtics offense is coming off a game where they scored 109 points against the Timberwolves. They posted a field goal percentage of 39.1% and connected on 11 threes. For the season, the Celtics offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 48%. So far, they have hit 57% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 15.5 made three’s per contest.
At this time, the Celtics’ defense is positioned 8thth in the NBA, permitting 109.0 points per game. In the current season, the Celtics defense has excelled, sitting 8thth in the NBA by allowing 109.0 points per game.
Is a Home Win Possible for the 76ers?
In today’s game against the Celtics, the 76ers aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 5-1. The team currently sits 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 2nd place in the Atlantic division.
The 76ers remain undefeated against the spread, arriving with an ATS record of 6-0. The 76ers boast a perfect ATS record and maintain a +3.0 scoring margin on the road, while sitting +18.2 at home.
Philadelphia’s offense had a good outing, putting up 146 points against the Wizards. They achieved a 56% field goal percentage and went 32/36 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is Joel Embiid who comes into today’s matchup averaging 32.5. Tyrese Maxey also heads into the game with a PPG average of 25.5.
Currently, the 76ers’ defense holds the 6thth rank in the NBA, allowing 108.3 points per game. So far this season, the 76ers defense has been performing well, ranking 6thth in the NBA at 108.3 points allowed per contest.