Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Nets vs Celtics 11 March
The NBA has lined-up a series of interesting clashes over the weekend for the fans. On Thursday night, Brooklyn Nets are all set to pose a strong challenge when they face Boston Celtics in what is an epic clash.
The hosts are looking in great shape after some important victories whereas Celtics are looking carry the winning momentum before getting into the play- off games. The game is played in the Barclays Center at 7:30 PM EST.
The Nets would be backing themselves to win their 25th game of the season while the Celtics have to punch above their weight.
They recovered well from that position as they posted some important victories that helped them scale to the top of the table. In the last few games, they have managed to string victories against the likes of Raptors, Clippers, Wizards and Pacers. They are currently occupying the 4th spot in the table.
Nets starts as favorites for this Thursday’s clash against the Celtics as per FiveThirtyEight. The latest Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions will be updated on game day.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Brooklyn Nets are having an impressive season so far as they get closer to the post season games. They are currently occupying the 2nd spot in the Eastern conference and have sure shot at the NBA championship.
After a flying starting to their campaign with wins against Warriors and Celtics, they were quite bogged down after losses to Hornets and Grizzlies. But they never looked back as they went on a dominating spree in January and February that kept them close to the top spot in Eastern conference. In the last five outings, they have managed 4 triumphs taking the count to 24 so far.
On the other hand, the last season conference finalists have done a tidy job in the Eastern conference that has kept them in the fray. They were off to a flyer with a win against Bucks but things started to go the other way when they faced Nets and Pacers in the next two games.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (201 games): Celtics – 131 wins, Nets – 70 wins.
Playoffs played: Celtics – 2 wins, Nets – 8 wins.
Previous meeting: Nets won 123-95 on 25th December 2020 in a regular season fixture.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
Kyrie Irving has shouldered the responsibility extremely well as he produced brilliance against Houston Rockets with 24 points. In addition to this, he has averaged 27.2 points and 6 assists per game.
James Harden has lived up to the expectations after clocking 25.3 points on an average in addition to 11.4 assists. Joe Harris has been one of the few players who has played all the games for the Nets this season. He gave away 19 points and 2 rebounds in his last outing.
DeAndre Jordan needs to do better than 7.4 points per game for the side but has done a lot better in terms of rebounds.
Amidst injury concerns, Kemba Walker has averaged 18.5 points per game this season. Jayson Tatum is an important candidate who has time and again got the team out of the dumps with special performances. He scored 27 points and 5 assists against Raptors.
Jaylen Brown who is one of the better guards in the team has an average of 24.7 points in addition to 5.6 rebounds in 33 games.
Daniel Theis who plays as the center pitched in with 5 points and 1 rebound against Raptors. Tristan Thompson came in as a surprise to everyone when he scored 13 points in his last appearance.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The odds and predictions for this battle between Nets and Celtics would be interesting to look at. If Nets are banking on the winning momentum, Celtics have so far done a good job to keep themselves in the hunt. Premium platforms like Oddschecker and SMarkets have also shared the same in their outright predictions.
Looking at FiveThirtyEight, they have gone on to pick Brooklyn Nets to start as favorites with the visitors getting just 33% to secure a big victory on Thursday.