76ers vs Celtics Prediction Game 2 Conference Semifinals

76ers vs Celtics Prediction Game 2: The Boston Celtics are predicted to win as per the latest odds and predictions.

76ers vs Celtics Game 2 Winner Prediction: Considering the overall stats the Boston Celtics are predicted to win.

The Philadelphia 76ers will aim to go 2-0 up when they meet the Boston Celtics for the second time this series. The 76ers started the Conference Semifinals on a positive note with an away win. They can put the Celtics on the back foot by handing them two back-to-back defeats to start the series.

The Boston Celtics need to find some way to bounce back after a frustrating loss in Game 1. They can’t afford to drop another home fixture. The Celtics must play with a better strategy in the defense to turn the tables in Game 2.

76ers vs Celtics Game 2 Prediction: Playoff Series Summary

The Philadelphia 76ers have undoubtedly been the better side in the postseason. They took just 4 games to crush the Brooklyn Nets in Round 1. On the other hand, the Boston Celtics are coming off a 4-2 win against the Atlanta Hawks.

  • Tyrese Maxey has looked brilliant in the playoffs. He is averaging 21.8 points along with 5.0 rebounds per game. Tobias Harris has also done a decent job.
  • Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have been the key players for the Celtics. They are averaging more than 20 points per game. Derrick White has given some valuable contributions.
  • The 76ers’ offensive stats have slightly dipped in the postseason. However, their defense has been flawless so far. The Celtics have been scoring at a decent average so far. They need an improved performance from their defenders in Game 2.

76ers vs Celtics Prediction Game 2: Home-Away Stats

It will be a home fixture for the Boston Celtics. They have been excellent at TD Garden, winning 32 out of 41 home games in the regular season. In the playoffs, they have a home record of 2-2 as of now.

The Philadelphia 76ers will be the visiting side again. They have a solid away record of 25-16 in the regular season. They won all 3 away matchups in the postseason till now.

76ers vs Celtics Game 2 Prediction: Offense and Defense Comparison


Offensive Advantage: Boston Celtics

  • The Philadelphia 76ers have maintained a scoring rate of 112.2 points per game so far. They shot 46.3% from the field and 31.0% from the 3-point line. The free throw success rate stands at 80.0%. In the regular season, the 76ers were the 20th-ranked team with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.4.
  • The Boston Celtics are playing in the playoffs with an average of 121.2 points per game. In shooting, they have a conversion rate of 51.2% in field goals, 40.6% in 3-pointers, and 78.8% in free throws. The Celtics were rated 117.9 on the attack with a rank of 2 in the league.


Defensive Advantage: Philadelphia 76ers

  • The Philadelphia 76ers have been giving away 110.9 points per game this season. They played with an average of 48.5 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 8.5 while the average number of blocks per game stands at 4.0. The 76ers were ranked 9th in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.5.
  • The Boston Celtics have conceded 111.4 points per game so far. They maintained an average of 45.0 rebounds, with 6.5 steals and 7.2 blocks per game. The Celtics were given a rank of 3 in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 111.3.

Note: Offensive and Defensive Advantages are as per the stats in the postseason.

76ers vs Celtics Game 2 Odds

Despite a loss in the first game, the Boston Celtics will start as home favorites for Game 2.


  • Philadelphia 76ers: +8.5 (-111)
  • Boston Celtics: -8.5 (-111)


  • Philadelphia 76ers: +250
  • Boston Celtics: -300

Win Probability

  • Philadelphia 76ers: 38%
  • Boston Celtics: 62%
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76ers vs Celtics Prediction Game 2: Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 109 playoff meetings between these two teams in the NBA Playoffs. The Boston Celtics are leading with 62 wins, while the Philadelphia 76ers were on the winning side in 47 games.

The last postseason clash took place in the Eastern Conference Playoffs of the year 2020. The Boston Celtics thrashed the Philadelphia 76ers by 4-0 in that series.

In the regular season, these two teams met 463 times. The Boston Celtics have the upper hand with 267 wins, while the Philadelphia 76ers managed to win 196 games.

The equation in the current season stood at 3-1 in favor of the Boston Celtics.

H2H Key Highlights: Last Playoff Meeting

  • Average Number of Total Points Scored: 212.75
  • Average Number of Points Scored by the Philadelphia 76ers: 100.5
  • Average Number of Points Scored by the Boston Celtics: 112.25

76ers vs Celtics Prediction Game 2: Head-to-Head Stats


  • Tyrese Maxey (Point Guard): Points Per Game: 21.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.0 | Steals Per Game: 1.5
  • Tobias Harris (Power Forward): Points Per Game: 20.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.8 | Assists Per Game: 2.0
  • Joel Embiid (Center): Points Per Game: 20.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 11.3 | Assists Per Game: 4.0

Boston Celtics

  • Jayson Tatum (Small Forward): Points Per Game: 27.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.3
  • Jaylen Brown (Shooting Guard): Points Per Game: 26.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.2
  • Derrick White (Point Guard): Points Per Game: 17.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.8 | Blocks Per Game: 1.3

76ers vs Celtics Game 2 Prediction: Season Recap

Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have been excellent this season. They looked solid from the start of the regular season. Rivers’ men qualified for the playoffs by finishing in the 3rd position in the Eastern Conference with 54 wins and 28 losses. In Round 1 of the playoffs, the 76ers handed a crushing 4-0 defeat to the Brooklyn Nets. They started the Conference Semifinals with a crucial away win against the Boston Celtics.

Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics have dominated in the current season. They finished their campaign in the regular season as the 2,d-seeded team in the Eastern Conference. Boston has 57 wins and 25 defeats. They faced a tough challenge from the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the playoffs. The Celtics secured a 4-2 win in that before starting the next round against the 76ers. A 4-point in Game would surely be frustrating for Boston but they will hope to make a comeback in the next fixture.

76ers vs Celtics Game 2 Winner Prediction

  • Home Advantage: Celtics
  • Momentum Advantage: 76ers
  • H2H Advantage: Celtics
  • Offensive Advantage: Celtics
  • Defensive Advantage: 76ers
  • Overall: Celtics to win

The Philadelphia 76ers will be high on confidence after taking a crucial lead in the last game. However, they are likely to face a mightier challenge from the Celtics this time. On the other hand, the Boston Celtics will back themselves to secure a home win and make things level in Game 2. They must bring out a complete team effort to dominate the 76ers.

As per the odds and prediction platforms, the Boston Celtics are expected to win this matchup.