Betting on today’s 76ers and Celtics game? Catch the action at TD Garden in Boston, MA, as the Celtics hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN. This Atlantic division matchup has an over/under of 224.5 points, and the Celtics are favored to win at home vs. the 76ers.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS VS BOSTON CELTICS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers +6.5

This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:30 ET on Friday, December 1st.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-108 in favor of the 76ers.
  • Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 12 threes.

Can the 76ers Lock in a Win at Boston?

Coming into today’s game vs. the Celtics, the 76ers are looking to build on their above .500 record of 12-6. The 76ers have a 5-3 record on the road this season, compared to their 7-3 record when playing at home.

Philadelphia currently has an ATS record of 12-6, placing them above .500 against the spread. In their last two games as underdogs, the 76ers have faced ATS losses, and they have a 10-4 record against the spread as favorites.

In their latest game, the 76ers offense put up 114 points against the Pelicans. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.9% and made 14 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Joel Embiid, who is averaging 32 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tyrese Maxey also maintains a PPG average of 27 heading into game.

At present, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 13th, allowing 112.4 points per game.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the 76ers are forcing 12.6 per game, which is 8th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 4th in blocked shots at 6.3 per game.

Can the Boston Offense Score Enough at Home?

Coming into today’s game vs. the 76ers, the Celtics are looking to build on their above .500 record of 14-4. During their 18 games, the Celtics have gone 13-3 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 1-1 in non-conference matchups.

So far, Boston’s ATS record is below .500 at 8-9. In their last two home games, Boston has successfully covered the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 6-2 at home compared to 2-7 on the road.

The Celtics are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 124 points vs. the Bulls. This figure is more than their season average of 116.3 points per game. On the offensive front, the Celtics have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 17th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 16th in terms of percentage and 2nd in three-pointers made.

The Celtics’ defense is presently ranked 3rd in the league, allowing an average of 106.7 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Celtics defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 49.8% while allowing 35.1% from downtown.