Suns Vs Celtics: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 7, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 6, 2022

The top team from each conference, the Phoenix Suns (16-8) and the Boston Celtics (20-5), meet at Footprint Center on December 7, 2022.

The betting facts in this article reference odds valid as of December 7, 2022 at 10:01 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Suns Vs Celtics Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 7

Suns: Chris Paul: Questionable (Heel), Duane Washington Jr.: Out (Hip), Cameron Johnson: Out (Knee), Jae Crowder: Out (Not Injury Related)

Celtics: Al Horford: Out (Health Protocols), Robert Williams: Out (Knee), Danilo Gallinari: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (+1.5)
Total Pick Under (230.5)

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.

Suns Vs Celtics Stat Rankings

Suns Avg. (Rank) Celtics Avg. (Rank)
116.5 (7th) Points Scored 120.6 (1st)
109.3 (6th) Points Allowed 112.6 (13th)
43.2 (15th) Rebounds 42.4 (24th)
11.8 (8th) Off. Rebounds 8.2 (27th)
12.8 (8th) 3pt Made 16.6 (1st)
27.6 (5th) Assists 27.0 (9th)
12.8 (2nd) Turnovers 13.2 (6th)

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Suns Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Booker 24 28.4 4.9 5.9 1.0 0.4 2.4
Deandre Ayton 22 17.1 9.6 2.1 0.5 0.9 0.2
Mikal Bridges 24 16.0 5.2 3.3 1.1 1.0 1.8
Cameron Payne 22 13.0 2.6 5.8 1.0 0.2 1.9
Chris Paul 10 9.5 4.5 9.4 1.7 0.2 0.9

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 24 30.8 8.3 4.2 1.0 1.0 3.4
Jaylen Brown 23 26.7 7.1 3.7 1.0 0.4 2.4
Malcolm Brogdon 20 13.9 4.2 3.7 0.6 0.2 1.9
Marcus Smart 22 12.1 3.1 7.6 1.1 0.3 1.9
Derrick White 25 10.8 3.0 3.3 0.8 0.7 1.8

Betting Trends

  • The Suns’ record against the spread is 14-10-0.
  • Phoenix is 9-7 as 1.5-point favorites or more.
  • This season, 11 of the Suns’ 24 games have gone over the point total.
  • Phoenix’s games have had more than 230.5 points scored on 10 occasions this year.
  • The over/under in this game is 230.5 points, 4.7 higher than the average total in Suns games this season.
  • The Celtics have 16 wins in 25 games against the spread this year.
  • Boston is unbeaten ATS (1-0) as a 1.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • This season, 14 of the Celtics’ 25 games have hit the over.
  • So far this season, 13 Boston’s games have featured over 230.5 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Celtics games this year (230.5) is 2.7 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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