Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 6

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 06, 2022, 8:33 AM
  • The Celtics (35-26) are -4.5 favorites vs. the Nets (31-29)
  • Total (Over/Under): 227.5 points
  • Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 1:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on ABC

The Brooklyn Nets visit TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EST in Boston.

The Celtics are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -4.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Nets are 24-37 against the spread, while the Celtics are 32-31 against the spread.

The Nets vs Celtics Over/Under is 227.5 total points for the game.


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Nets vs. Celtics Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Brooklyn Nets+4.5 -110O 227.5 -110155
Boston Celtics -4.5 -110U 227.5 -110-190

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

  • 24-37 against the Spread (-16.7 Units / -23.74% ROI)
  • 32-32 against the Moneyline (-22.25 Units / -15.75% ROI)
  • 33-31 against the Over for game total points (-1.1 Units / -1.56% ROI)
  • 31-33 against the Under for game total points (-5.3 Units / -7.53% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 19 of their last 28 away games (+9.08 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 3Q Spread in 21 of their last 32 away games (+8.90 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 2H Moneyline in 20 of their last 32 away games (+8.83 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 21 of their last 33 away games (+8.61 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 22 games (+8.40 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 25 of their last 56 games (-18.11 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the Game Total Under in 24 of their last 57 games (-12.30 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 10 of their last 30 away games (-11.98 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 11 of their last 33 away games (-11.91 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 59 games (-11.53 Units / -18% ROI)

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

  • 32-31 against the Spread (-2.1 Units / -2.94% ROI)
  • 38-27 against the Moneyline (-9.45 Units / -6.26% ROI)
  • 29-35 against the Over for game total points (-9.5 Units / -13.29% ROI)
  • 35-29 against the Under for game total points (+3.1 Units / 4.34% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 21 of their last 27 games at home (+15.51 Units / 52% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 26 games at home (+13.23 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 30 games at home (+11.07 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 37 of their last 61 games (+10.49 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 32 games at home (+8.90 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 5 of their last 27 games at home (-18.01 Units / -61% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 6 of their last 26 games at home (-15.74 Units / -56% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 58 games (-15.05 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the Team Total Over in 22 of their last 53 games (-13.68 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 10 of their last 32 games at home (-11.98 Units / -34% ROI)

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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

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

Injury Report: Celtics vs. Nets - Sunday's Game, Mar. 06

  • Aaron Nesmith (Celtics): The Celtics have listed Nesmith as OUT for Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against the Nets.
  • Jaylen Brown (Celtics): The Celtics have listed Brown as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against the Nets.
  • Ben Simmons (Nets): Brooklyn has no set timetable for Simmons' return, 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.
  • Seth Curry (Nets): The Nets have listed Curry as PROBABLE for Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against the Celtics.

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 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 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

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


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