On Friday night, the Philadelphia 76ers play the Boston Celtics in the Garden. Gametime in TD Garden is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET. Both of these teams enter this game with 2-2 records, but having won their previous game.
The 76ers got off to a decent start this season by defeating the Denver Nuggets at home. They then lost home-and-home games to the New York Knicks, getting blown out both times. Philadelphia lost 100-84 last Sunday in New York, and 110-88 on Monday in Philly. Their second win of the year came on Wednesday, as they defeated the New Orleans Hornets 77-62 on the road. The Sixers rank 30th in the league in points per game, and 28th in the league in assists per game. On the positive side, they rank 4th in rebounds, and 3rd in points allowed. Start your NBA Betting on 76ers vs. Celtics Game.
The Celtics opened their season in Miami, watching the Heat’s NBA Championship ring ceremony. They then lost 120-107. Boston followed that up with a loss at home to the Milwaukee Bucks, before winning two in a row over the Washington Wizards. Those home-and-home games were close, with the Celtics winning by 3 in the first game, and winning by 6 in overtime on Wednesday night. Boston ranks 20th in points per game, 26th in rebounds, and 22nd in points allowed. With PG Rajon Rando leading the team, they rank 6th in the NBA in assists per game.
Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS when playing on one day of rest, and 4-1 ATS following a SU win of more than 10 points. They are 1-4 ATS following a SU win overall, and 1-4 ATS following a win spreadwise. They are 1-4 ATS against the Eastern Conference and 1-4 ATS against opponents from the NBA Atlantic Division.
The Celtics are 0-5 ATS following a loss spreadwise. They are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall recently. They are also 0-6 ATS against teams from the Eastern Conference. Check the Basketball Lines for 76ers vs. Celtics Game.
In the last four meetings between these teams, the favorite is 4-0 ATS. The home team is also 4-0 ATS recently in this series.
For tonight’s matchup, the Celtics are listed as 5 point home favorites from SBGGlobal.eu sportsbook. The over/under is set at 178 ½ points.
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