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philadelphia 76ers vs boston celtics prediction 11/15/2023 sport preview

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Prediction & Betting Tips 11/15/2023

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 11/15/2023:
  • We like the 76ers on the moneyline (+140)
  • The 76ers are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Projecting a combined 225 points, we like the over

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Celtics versus the 76ers? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN. The game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.

The Celtics are favored in this Atlantic division showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 224 points. Check out BetCoco for Philadelphia 76ers – Boston Celtics odds

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Celtics have faced off vs. the 76ers as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. In the previous three head-head to matchups between the Celtics and 76ers, the Celtics have gone 2-1 vs. the spread with an average scoring differential of 10 points per game.

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Boston has an ATS record of 3-6-1 while averaging 110 per game. The team went 6-4 overall in these games.
  • Philadelphia has played well in their previous five home games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 109 points per game while allowing 109. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the 76ers have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • As the betting favorite, the Celtics have an ATS record of 3-0 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 3-0.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Prediction

Facing the 76ers today, the Celtics look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 8-2. Away from their home court, the Celtics have a 3-2 record this season, in contrast to their 5-0 record at home.

Boston is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 5-4. In their last four home games, Boston has successfully covered the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 4-1 at home compared to 1-3 on the road.

Boston currently holds an over/under record of 5-5-0, and they have seen four consecutive games staying below the over/under lines. Their games feature an average over/under line of 225.6, and they hold a -0.2 differential compared to the over/under line this season.

In their latest game, the Celtics offense put up 114 points against the Knicks. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.6% and made 19 threes. The Celtics offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 43.6 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 36% of their looks from outside this season.

So far, the Celtics’ defense is ranked 4th in the league at 105.9 points per contest.

Boston’s defense is currently forcing 12.5 turnovers per game, which is 7th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 18th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.9 rejections per game.

The 76ers will face the Celtics bringing in an overall record of 8-2 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. At this time, the team’s rank is 1st in the Eastern Conference, and they are also 1st in the Atlantic division.

Against the spread, Philadelphia have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 8-2 ATS. During this season, Philadelphia has a 6-2 record against the spread as favorites and 2-0 as underdogs.

The over/under record for the 76ers stands at 6-4-0 so far this season. The average points per game in their played games is 235.0, with an average over/under line of 225.3.

In their latest game, Philadelphia’s offense looked good, scoring 126 points against the Pacers. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 34/35 free throws. Joel Embiid led the scoring for the 76ers, contributing 39 points. Additionally, De’Anthony Melton chipped in with 30 points.

At this time, the 76ers’ defense is positioned 11th in the NBA, permitting 111.7 points per game.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 52.3% while allowing 35.2% from downtown.

Despite being 4 point underdogs, we predict the 76ers to come out on top with a final score of 113-112.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Betting Tips

  • We like the 76ers on the moneyline (+140)
  • The 76ers are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Projecting a combined 225 points, we like the over

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report

  • Nicolas Batum – Personal – Out
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. – Ribs – Out

Boston Celtics Injury Report

  • Kristaps Porzingis – Knee – Questionable
  • Neemias Queta – Foot – Questionable


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