Celtics vs. Nets: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

A contest featuring one of the NBA’s hottest teams will see the Boston Celtics (41-12, 8-2 over their last 10) battle the Brooklyn Nets (21-31) at Barclays Center on February 13, 2024. The Celtics are eight-point favorites. The over/under for the matchup is 226.5 points.

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Celtics vs. Nets Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Celtics -8 226.5

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Injury Report as of February 13

Celtics: Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee), Kristaps Porzingis: Questionable (Back), Xavier Tillman: Out (Left Knee), Jaden Springer: Out (Ankle)

Nets: Dariq Whitehead: Out (Shin), Cameron Johnson: Out (Adductor), Jordan Goodwin: Out (Not With Team)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (-8)
Total Pick Over (226.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Celtics vs. Nets Stat Rankings

Celtics Avg. (Rank) Nets Avg. (Rank)
120.4 (5th) Points Scored 113.9 (19th)
111.0 (6th) Points Allowed 115.2 (16th)
47.4 (1st) Rebounds 44.8 (8th)
10.8 (14th) Off. Rebounds 11.9 (5th)
16.2 (1st) 3pt Made 13.9 (6th)
26.0 (19th) Assists 26.8 (13th)
11.9 (6th) Turnovers 11.8 (5th)

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Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 50 27 8.5 4.7 1 0.6 3
Jaylen Brown 49 22 5.6 3.7 1.1 0.6 2
Kristaps Porzingis 39 20.4 7 1.9 0.6 1.9 1.8
Derrick White 49 15.3 3.9 4.8 1 1.2 2.6
Jrue Holiday 48 13.3 5.9 4.6 0.8 0.7 2.1

Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mikal Bridges 52 21.8 4.9 3.7 0.9 0.4 2.6
Cameron Thomas 43 21.4 2.9 2.6 0.7 0.3 2
Dennis Schroder 1 15 3 12 0 0 3
Dennis Schroder 51 13.7 2.7 6.1 0.9 0.2 1.5
Nicolas Claxton 42 12.4 10.3 1.9 0.7 2.3 0

Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Celtics are 24-27-2 this season.
  • As 8-point favorites or more, Boston is 14-15-1 against the spread.
  • Out of 53 Celtics games so far this year, 26 have gone over the total.
  • A total of 30 times so far this year, Boston and its opponent have combined for more than 226.5 points.
  • The point total average for Celtics games this season is 231.5, 5.0 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Nets have 24 wins in 52 games against the spread this year.
  • Brooklyn doesn’t have a win ATS (0-4-1) as a 8-point underdog or more this year.
  • Out of 52 Nets games so far this year, 24 have hit the over.
  • Brooklyn’s games have had over 226.5 points 29 times this year.
  • The average total for Nets games is 229.1 points, which is 2.6 more than this game’s over/under.

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