76ers vs Celtics Prediction and Odds
76ers vs Celtics Prediction and Odds: The Boston Celtics are expected to win this game against the Philadelphia 76ers as per the bookmakers and stats.
Get ready for another round of excitement and action as the NBA, the premier professional basketball league, is returning with another season. Before the regular season kicks off, teams will have a chance to evaluate their rosters and strategies during the NBA Preseason. The Philadelphia 76ers are scheduled to face off against the Boston Celtics in a preseason showdown at TD Garden on Sunday, October 8th.
76ers vs Celtics Prediction and Odds: Performance in the Last Season
The Philadelphia 76ers had another satisfying regular season. They finished the season in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference, boasting an impressive 54-28 record, which earned them a spot in the postseason. During the playoffs, they dominated the first round with a commanding 4-0 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Unfortunately, their championship aspirations came to a halt with a 4-3 defeat against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference, marking the end of their playoff journey.
The Boston Celtics had an impressive regular season, showcasing consistent performance. They engaged in a tight race with the Milwaukee Bucks for the top position in the Eastern Conference. Although they narrowly missed out on the top spot, the Celtics achieved a solid 57-25 record during the regular season, securing a comfortable spot in the playoffs. Their postseason journey began with victories in the first two rounds against the Atlanta Hawks and the Philadelphia 76ers. However, the Celtics faced an obstacle in the form of the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, leading to their elimination from the competition.
76ers vs Celtics Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparisons
- During the 2022-23 NBA regular season, the Philadelphia 76ers maintained an average scoring rate of 115.2 points per game. They exhibited a field goal shooting percentage of 48.7% and an accuracy of 38.7% from beyond the 3-point line. Their free throw accuracy stood at 83.5%. Philadelphia was the 3rd-best side in the attack with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 117.9.
- Throughout the season, the Boston Celtics had an average of 117.9 points scored per game. In terms of shooting efficiency, they achieved a field goal conversion rate of 47.5%, a 3-point shooting success rate of 37.7%, and 81.2% accuracy when it came to free throws. The Celtics’ solid attack gave them the 2nd spot in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 117.9.
- The Philadelphia 76ers conceded an average of 110.9 points per game. Their opponents managed to convert 47.3% of their field goal attempts and 34.8% of their three-point shots. On the rebounding front, the 76ers averaged 41.2 rebounds per game. They also recorded an average of 6.6 steals and 4.6 blocks per game. The 76ers were ranked 9th in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.5.
- The Boston Celtics permitted their opponents to score an average of 111.4 points per game while allowing a shooting efficiency of 46.3% from the field and 34.5% from beyond the 3-point line. In terms of rebounding, the Celtics averaged 44.0 rebounds per game and recorded an average of 6.6 steals and 3.9 blocks per game. With an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 111.3, Boston was the 3rd-best in the defensive stats.
76ers vs Celtics Prediction: Odds
As per the latest stats and home record, the Boston Celtics are likely to win this contest.
- Philadelphia 76ers: +7 (-110)
- Boston Celtics: -7 (-110)
- Philadelphia 76ers: +220
- Boston Celtics: -275
Celtics vs 76ers Prediction and Odds: H2H Stats
In the history of their regular season encounters, the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers have squared off 463 times. The Celtics are leading with 267 victories, while the 76ers have managed 196 wins.
Looking at their most recent five meetings, the Celtics emerged victorious in four games, with the 76ers securing a win in just one. The latest clash occurred on April 4, 2023, when the Philadelphia 76ers pulled off a narrow 103-101 triumph.
Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings
- The Number of Home games won by the Boston Celtics: 2
- The Number of Away games won by the Philadelphia 76ers: 0
- The Average Number of Total Points scored: 218.2
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Boston Celtics: 115.6
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Philadelphia 76ers: 102.6
Celtics vs 76ers Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Joel Embiid (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 33.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.2 | Assists Per Game: 4.2
James Harden (Shooting Forward)
Points Per Game: 21.0 | Assists Per Game: 10.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.1
Tyrese Maxey (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.9
Jayson Tatum (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 30.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.8 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
Jaylen Brown (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 26.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.6 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
Malcolm Brogdon (Point Guard)
Points Per Game:14.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.2 | Assists Per Game: 3.7
76ers vs Celtics Winner Prediction
The Philadelphia 76ers will face a formidable challenge in trying to secure a victory in the Boston Celtics’ home arena. Nevertheless, the main objective for both teams will be to assess their strengths and weaknesses as they prepare for the upcoming new season.