Celtics vs. Thunder Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | April 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 3, 2024

The Boston Celtics (59-16) bring their strong defense into a matchup with the efficient offense of the Oklahoma City Thunder (52-23) at TD Garden on April 3, 2024. The Celtics are favored by 12.5 points. The matchup’s point total is set at 229.

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Spread: Thunder (+12.5) to Cover

  • The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (7.7 points) is considerably less than the 12.5-point edge DraftKings gives to the Celtics, though the data still has them as the favorite. Put your money on the Thunder to cover.
  • Oklahoma City’s ATS record is 42-32-1 this year.
  • Boston is 39-33-3 against the spread this season.
  • The Celtics have covered the spread 10 times this season (10-6 ATS) when playing as at least 12.5-point favorites.

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Total: Over 229

  • The model projects a total 2.7 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.
  • A total of 39 times so far this season, Boston and its opponent have combined to score more than 229 points.
  • There have been 43 Oklahoma City’s games this season with more than 229 points scored.
  • So far this season, 38 out of the Celtics’ 75 games have hit the over.
  • A total of 39 Thunder games this year have hit the over.

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Moneyline Winner: Celtics (-750)

  • Prediction: Celtics 120, Thunder 112
  • Boston has won 58, or 79.5%, of the 73 games it has played as the favorite this season.
  • Oklahoma City has been victorious in 10, or 52.6%, of the 19 contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season.

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Jayson Tatum Rebounds Prop: Over 8.5

  • Jayson Tatum puts up 27.2 points, 8.3 boards and 4.9 assists per game, shooting 47.4% from the field and 38.0% from downtown with 3.2 made treys per game (seventh in NBA).
  • He has grabbed 8.3 rebounds per game, 0.2 less than his prop bet for Wednesday’s game (8.5).
  • This will be his 75th game with a rebound prop this season, and so far he has hit the over 29 times.
  • The Thunder are the fifth-worst squad in the league in rebounds per game (41.9) and 23rd in rebounds allowed (44.7).

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