The Boston Celtics (8-4) are underdogs as they look to continue a three-game road win streak when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers (9-5) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Wells Fargo Center. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 20, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

76ers vs Celtics Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 20

76ers:
Mike Scott: Out (Knee),
Vincent Poirier: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Celtics:
Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist),
Jayson Tatum: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Carsen Edwards: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (+5.5)
Prediction 76ers 112, Celtics 110

The spread for this game suggested by the model (2.1 points) is much tighter than the 5.5-point edge FanDuel gives to the 76ers, though the data still has them as the favorite. Put your money on the Celtics to cover.

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76ers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 11 25.0 11.5 2.9 1.4 1.5 1.2
Tobias Harris 11 19.1 7.1 2.9 1.1 1.0 2.1
Seth Curry 8 17.0 2.3 3.6 0.8 0.4 3.1
Shake Milton 11 16.9 1.8 3.7 1.2 0.3 1.5
Ben Simmons 12 12.3 9.3 8.0 1.5 1.0 0.1

76ers Player Props

  • Joel Embiid’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is posted at 13.5 boards, 2.0 rebounds greater than his season average of 11.5.
  • Ben Simmons’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 35.5, 6.0 higher than his season average of 29.5.
  • Seth Curry’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.6 shots lower than his season average of 3.1.
  • Simmons’ steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 10 26.9 7.1 3.8 1.0 0.8 3.5
Jaylen Brown 12 25.8 5.8 3.8 1.6 0.6 2.4
Marcus Smart 11 12.2 2.6 5.6 1.5 0.5 1.9
Payton Pritchard 12 8.8 2.8 2.8 1.1 0.3 1.3
Daniel Theis 12 7.4 5.2 1.3 0.3 0.8 0.5

Celtics Player Props

  • Jayson Tatum’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 25.5, 1.4 points lower than his season average of 26.9.
  • Tristan Thompson’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 22.5, 5.9 greater than his season average of 16.6.
  • Tatum’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, equal to his season average of 3.5.
  • Jeff Teague’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 1.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Shooting Trends

  • The 76ers make 47.5% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.3 percentage points higher than the Celtics have allowed to their opponents (46.2%).
  • In games Philadelphia shoots better than 46.2% from the field, it is 5-4 against the spread and 8-1 overall.
  • Boston has a 5-2 record against the spread and a 5-2 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 47.5% of their shots from the field.
  • The Celtics’ 46.8% shooting percentage from the field this season is 3.1 percentage points higher than the 76ers have allowed to their opponents (43.7%).
  • Boston is 6-3 against the spread and 7-2 overall when it shoots higher than 43.7% from the field.
  • When Philadelphia’s opponents shoot greater than 46.8% from the field, it is 5-5 against the spread and 7-3 overall.
  • The 76ers shoot 36.2% from deep, the same that the Celtics allow to opponents.
  • Philadelphia is 3-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall when it shoots better than 36.2% from distance.
  • Boston is 4-2 against the spread and 4-2 overall when its opponents shoot better than 36.2% from deep.
  • The Celtics shoot 36.6% from three-point distance this season. That’s just 0.5 percentage points higher than the 76ers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (36.1%).
  • Boston is 6-2 ATS and 7-1 overall when the team makes more than 36.1% of its three-point attempts.
  • Philadelphia has a 5-2 ATS record and a 5-2 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 36.6% from three-point distance.
  • The 76ers make 12.1 three-pointers per game this season, only 0.1 fewer makes per game than the Celtics give up 12.2.
  • When Boston makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 5-1 against the spread and 5-1 overall. When Philadelphia is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 3-4 ATS and 3-4 straight up.
  • The Celtics make the 20th-most three-pointers in the league, while the 76ers give up the 17th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

76ers vs Celtics Stat Rankings

76ers Rank 76ers AVG Celtics AVG Celtics Rank
10th 113.6 Points Scored 110.8 17th
18th 110.4 Points Allowed 109.5 12th
5th 47.2 Rebounds 45.2 15th
17th 9.8 Off. Rebounds 11.4 5th
21st 12.1 3pt Made 12.2 20th
10th 25.7 Assists 22.7 24th
28th 16.4 Turnovers 14.9 23rd

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