76ers Vs Celtics: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 13, 2022

The Boston Celtics (21-21) will look to Jayson Tatum (eighth in NBA, 25.7 points per game) to help beat Joel Embiid (fifth in league, 27.1) and the Philadelphia 76ers (23-17) on January 14, 2022 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers (-3) face the Celtics (+135 on the moneyline) at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, live on ESPN. The over/under for this game has been set at 207.5.

The insights in this article are based off odds valid as of January 14, 2022 at 7:02 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

76ers Vs Celtics Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 14

76ers: Danny Green: Out (Hip), Ben Simmons: Out (Personal), Shake Milton: Out (Back)

Celtics: Marcus Smart: Out (Health Protocols)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick 76ers (-3)
Total Pick Over (207.5)

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.

76ers Vs Celtics Stat Rankings

76ers Avg. (Rank) Celtics Avg. (Rank)
107.3 (20th) Points Scored 107.8 (16th)
105.7 (8th) Points Allowed 105.8 (10th)
42.1 (30th) Rebounds 45.7 (8th)
8.5 (30th) Off. Rebounds 10.8 (6th)
11.2 (26th) 3pt Made 12.2 (12th)
22.7 (21st) Assists 22.6 (24th)
11.8 (3rd) Turnovers 13.6 (20th)

76ers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 29 27.1 10.4 4.3 1.1 1.4 1.2
Tobias Harris 31 18.4 7.5 3.9 0.5 0.6 1.1
Tyrese Maxey 33 16.6 3.5 4.4 0.7 0.5 1.3
Seth Curry 36 16.2 3.3 3.9 0.7 0.1 2.2
Shake Milton 27 10.5 3.0 2.8 0.8 0.4 0.9

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 38 25.7 8.5 3.7 1.0 0.8 2.8
Jaylen Brown 28 24.5 6.6 3.0 1.1 0.5 2.9
Dennis Schroder 35 16.1 3.3 4.5 0.8 0.1 1.5
Marcus Smart 38 11.6 4.0 5.3 1.9 0.3 1.4
Al Horford 33 10.8 7.5 3.8 0.7 1.4 1.2

Betting Trends

  • Philadelphia has covered the spread 19 times in 40 games.
  • The 76ers are 9-10 as 3-point favorites or more.
  • This year, 14 of Philadelphia’s 40 games have hit the over.
  • A total of 26 times so far this season, Philadelphia and its opponent have combined for more than 207.5 points.
  • The average total for 76ers games this season has been 215.0, 7.5 points higher than the total for this game.
  • Boston is 20-21-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Celtics’ ATS record as 3-point underdogs or more is 5-3-1.
  • Out of 42 Boston games so far this year, 18 have gone over the total.
  • There have been 26 Boston games this year with more than 207.5 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Celtics games this year (207.5) is 6.0 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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