Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 23

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 23, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Nets are -3.5 favorites vs. the Celtics
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on YES & NBCS-BOS

The Boston Celtics visit Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT in Brooklyn.

The Nets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-105).

So far this NBA season, the Celtics are 44-37 against the spread, while the Nets are 33-48 against the spread.

The Celtics vs Nets Over/Under is 222.5 total points for the game.


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Celtics vs. Nets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Boston Celtics+3.5 -115O 222.5 -110130
Brooklyn Nets -3.5 -105U 222.5 -110-155

Against the spread this NBA season, the Celtics have gone:

  • 44-37 against the Spread (+3.3 Units / 3.57% ROI)
  • 53-31 against the Moneyline (-1.1 Units / -0.48% ROI)
  • 42-41 against the Over for game total points (-3.1 Units / -3.36% ROI)
  • 41-42 against the Under for game total points (-5.2 Units / -5.63% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 22 of their last 28 away games (+18.70 Units / 60% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 49 of their last 80 games (+14.74 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Moneyline in 19 of their last 24 away games (+13.47 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 18 of their last 24 away games (+12.51 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Game Total Over in 13 of their last 14 games (+11.95 Units / 77% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 84 games (-20.57 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 33 of their last 77 games (-14.95 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 10 of their last 32 away games (-14.06 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Game Total Under in 7 of their last 26 games (-13.90 Units / -49% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Team Total Under in 2 of their last 15 games (-12.35 Units / -74% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Nets have gone:

    • 33-48 against the Spread (-19.85 Units / -21.23% ROI)
    • 45-40 against the Moneyline (-19.1 Units / -8.34% ROI)
    • 42-43 against the Over for game total points (-5.3 Units / -5.67% ROI)
    • 43-42 against the Under for game total points (-3.2 Units / -3.42% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 1H Spread in 17 of their last 23 games (+10.23 Units / 40% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 26 of their last 42 games at home (+9.50 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have hit the Team Total Under in 26 of their last 42 games at home (+9.06 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 1Q Spread in 15 of their last 22 games (+8.19 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 37 games at home (+6.67 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only hit the Moneyline in 22 of their last 53 games (-27.00 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the Spread in 9 of their last 42 games at home (-26.25 Units / -57% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 85 games (-17.46 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 3Q Spread in 14 of their last 42 games at home (-16.87 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only hit the Team Total Over in 15 of their last 42 games at home (-15.77 Units / -32% ROI)
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    Boston Celtics: Keys to the Game vs. the Brooklyn Nets

    Brooklyn Nets: Keys to the Game vs. the Boston Celtics

    The Nets are 32-21 (.604) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

    The Nets were 24-7 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

    The Nets were 30-6 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .716

    The Nets were 9-2 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

    Injury Report: Nets vs. Celtics - Saturday's Game, Apr. 23

  • Ben Simmons (Nets): Simmons is targeting a game four return on Monday (Apr. 25) according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Joe Harris (Nets): The Nets announced that Harris will miss the rest of the season as he recovers from ankle surgery.
  • Blake Griffin (Nets): Griffin is questionable for Saturday's (Apr. 23) game against the Celtics.
  • Robert Williams III (Celtics): Williams III is questionable for Saturday's (Apr. 23) game against the Nets.
  • Boston Celtics Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Celtics had 20.6 free throw attempts per game last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

    The Celtics are shooting 82% from the free throw line (773/946) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 77%

    The Celtics averaged 1.33 points per shot (4,061 points/3,058 shots) in the second half last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

    The Celtics have averaged 10.5 offensive rebounds per game (1,244 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

    Brooklyn Nets Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Nets averaged 1.36 points per shot (8,412 points/6,197 shots) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.27

    The Nets averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,412 points/15,414 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

    The Nets had a TS% of 54% last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 51%

    The Nets have averaged 1.33 points per shot (13,129 points/9,889 shots) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.25

    Boston Celtics Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Celtics have blocked 259 shots this season — 4th most among NBA teams

    The Celtics have averaged 5.4 blocks per game (315 blocks/58 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Celtics blocked 374 shots last season — 6th most among NBA teams

    The Celtics have blocked 633 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams

    Brooklyn Nets Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Nets averaged 6.6 steals per game (473 steals/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

    The Nets blocked 372 shots last season — 7th most among NBA teams

    The Nets have blocked 237 shots this season — 7th most among NBA teams

    The Nets have averaged 6.7 steals per game (381 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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