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Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets – NBA Playoffs Game 2 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Boston Celtics are 3.5-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden on Wednesday, starting at 7:00 PM ET. The Celtics hold a 1-0 series lead. The over/under in the matchup is set at 227.5.

Celtics vs. Nets Predictions

Celtics vs. Nets Betting Odds

Celtics vs Nets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Celtics -3.5 227.5 points

Celtics vs. Nets Last 10 Games

  • Boston has a 7-3 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • Boston’s last 10 contests saw eight go over the total.
  • The Celtics’ last 10 games have ended with an average of 222.0 points scored. That’s 5.5 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Celtics have a points-per-game average 11.5 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • Brooklyn covered the spread four times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have combined to hit the over in three of the past 10 games.
  • The past 10 Nets games averaged 9.3 more points (236.8) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Nets have scored 4.9 more points per contest compared to their 112.9 PPG season-long scoring average.

Celtics vs. Nets Betting Trends

  • Boston has put together a 44-36-3 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they were favored in by 3.5 points or more so far this season, the Celtics went 24-23-2 against the spread.
  • Games involving Boston have hit the over 42 times out of 83 chances this season.
  • The Celtics are shooting 46.6% from the field this season, 1.4 percentage points higher than the 45.2% the Nets allow to opponents.
  • In games Boston shoots better than 45.2% from the field, it is 33-12-2 against the spread and 39-8 overall.
  • Brooklyn has registered a 35-47-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Nets are 7-7-1 ATS when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
  • This year, Brooklyn’s games have hit the over 42 times out of 83 chances.
  • The Nets have shot at a 47.5% clip from the field this season, 4.1 percentage points greater than the 43.4% shooting opponents of the Celtics have averaged.
  • This season, Brooklyn has a 32-31-1 record against the spread and a 43-21 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 43.4% from the field.


Celtics vs. Nets Over/Under Trends

  • Boston and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (227.5 points) 20 times this season.
  • There have been 33 Brooklyn games that have ended with a combined score over 227.5 points this season.
  • The Celtics average 111.8 points per game against the Nets’ 112.9, amounting to 2.8 points under the game’s point total of 227.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 216.6 points per game, 10.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Celtics games is 11.5 points fewer than the over/under of 227.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.9 points more than the average over/under in Nets’ games this season (224.6 points).

Celtics Team Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum: 26.9 PTS, 8.0 REB, 45.3 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (230-for-651)
  • Jaylen Brown: 23.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 47.3 FG%, 35.8 3PT% (166-for-464)
  • Marcus Smart: 12.1 PTS, 5.9 AST, 1.7 STL, 41.8 FG%, 33.1 3PT% (119-for-360)
  • Al Horford: 10.2 PTS, 7.7 REB, 1.3 BLK, 46.7 FG%, 33.6 3PT% (89-for-265)
  • Robert Williams III: 10.0 PTS, 9.6 REB, 2.2 BLK, 73.6 FG%

Nets Team Leaders

  • Kevin Durant: 29.9 PTS, 7.4 REB, 6.4 AST, 51.8 FG%, 38.3 3PT% (115-for-300)
  • Patty Mills: 11.4 PTS, 40.8 FG%, 40.0 3PT% (227-for-568)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge: 12.9 PTS, 55.0 FG%, 30.4 3PT% (14-for-46)
  • Nicolas Claxton: 8.7 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 67.4 FG%
  • Blake Griffin: 6.4 PTS, 42.5 FG%, 26.2 3PT% (38-for-145)

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