Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Playoffs Game 2 Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 17, 2022

Boston is as a 3.5-point favorite against Brooklyn when Jayson Tatum’s Celtics (51-31) and the Patty Mills-led Nets (44-38) take the court on April 20, 2022. The game’s point total is 227.5. Find more below on the Celtics vs. Nets betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Celtics vs. Nets Spread and Betting Line

Celtics vs Nets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Celtics -3.5 227.5 -110 -110 -166 144

Celtics vs. Nets Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arena: TD Garden

Computer Predictions for Celtics vs. Nets

Computer picks for Celtics vs Nets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Celtics (-3.5) Under (227.5) Celtics 115 Nets 105

Celtics vs. Nets Betting Trends

  • Boston had 33 wins in 71 games against the spread last year.
  • The Celtics had an ATS record of 16-14 as 3.5-point favorites or greater last season.
  • Last season, 36 of Boston’s 71 games went over the point total.
  • Boston Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum paced his squad in points (26.0), rebounds (7.3) and assists (4.3) per game last year, shooting 45.9% from the floor and 38.2% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest. At the other end, he posted 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown averaged 24.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest last year. Defensively, he posted 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Marcus Smart posted 12.9 points, 5.6 assists and 3.4 rebounds per contest last season.
  • Robert Williams III put up 7.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game last season. At the other end, he delivered 0.8 steals and 1.7 blocked shots (sixth in NBA).
  • Payton Pritchard put up 7.6 points, 1.8 assists and 2.3 rebounds per contest last year.
  • Boston Celtics Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.6 15
    Opp. Field Goal % 43.4 1
    Rebounds Per Game 46.1 4
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 43.7 12
    Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13

    Nets vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • Brooklyn has 35 wins in 82 games against the spread this season.
  • The Nets have an ATS record of 7-7-1 as 3.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • This season, 42 of Brooklyn’s 82 games have hit the over.
  • Brooklyn Nets Leaders

  • The Nets’ Patty Mills averages enough points (11.4 per game) and assists (2.3 per game) to sit atop the squad’s leaderboards.
  • Bruce Brown grabs 4.8 rebounds per game (he also scores 9.0 points per game and adds 2.1 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Brooklyn rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bruce Brown’s steals (1.1 steals per game) and blocks (0.7 blocks per game) pace Brooklyn defensively.
  • Brooklyn Nets Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 47.5 4
    Opp. Field Goal % 45.2 7
    Rebounds Per Game 44.4 13
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 44.1 15
    Turnovers Per Game 13.2 15
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 12.4 23

    Celtics and Nets Injury Report

    Celtics: Robert Williams III: Out (Knee)
      Nets: Ben Simmons: Out (Back), Joe Harris: Out For Season (Ankle)

    Betting Tips for Celtics vs. Nets

    The Celtics (-3.5) is our best bet after analyzing all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will be under the total of 227.5 points, with a final score of Celtics 115, Nets 105.

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