Betting on today’s Nets and Celtics game? Catch the action at TD Garden in Boston, MA, as the Celtics hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN. The over/under for this Atlantic division contest is set at 226 points, with the Celtics being the favored team playing at home against the Nets.
BROOKLYN NETS VS BOSTON CELTICS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +10.5
This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:30 ET on Friday, November 10th.
WHY BET THE BROOKLYN NETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-102 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 15 threes.
Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog Brooklyn?
The Nets will face the Celtics bringing in an overall record of 4-4 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. Currently, the team is 6th in the Eastern Conference as well as 3rd in the Atlantic division.
Without any losses against the spread, the Nets have an ATS record of 7-0. Carrying an undefeated ATS record, the Nets have a +3.2 scoring margin on the road and -2.0 at home.
In their most recent game, the Nets’ offense concluded with only 100 points against the Clippers. Throughout the game, they made 15/41 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 40.2%. Cam Thomas is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 26.9 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Mikal Bridges brings a PPG average of 20.4 into the game.
Coming into the game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 114.8 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 62.5% of their games.
Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.4% and 33.7% from three-point territory.
Taking a Look at the Celtics Chances at Home
Today, the Celtics are entering the action with an overall record of 5-2 and have achieved a 2-1 record over their last three games. During their seven games, the Celtics have gone 5-1 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 0-1 in non-conference matchups.
So far, Boston is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 2-4. On the road, the Celtics have an ATS record of 1-3, as opposed to a 1-1 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their most recent game, the Celtics’ offense concluded with only 103 points against the 76ers. Throughout the game, they made 15/47 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 39.6%. The team’s top scorer is Jayson Tatum, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 28.4, while Jaylen Brown also maintains a PPG average of 21.4 leading up to the game.
Boston’s defense has been playing well, ranking 9th in the NBA with 108.6 points allowed per game.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Celtics squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 51.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 33.0% from downtown.