Monday, April 10, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Monday, April 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Boston as 10 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 20-60. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 112.5 per contest. The Celtics have an overall record of 51-29. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 107.9 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of 2.4.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-38-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-38-2 against the over/under
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 39-39-2 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 38-41-1 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/08/17 G Sean Kilpatrick Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Boston
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out for season
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
04/08/17 F Amir Johnson Illness "?" Monday vs. Brooklyn
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Nets. He pulls down 4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.5 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 29.2 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Al Horford averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.6 per game. The Nets allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston averages 107.9 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.36 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 22nd with 13.3 per game. The Celtics allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Celtics force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104.5 and a defensive rating of 110.7. In terms of pace they average 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Celtics rating on offense is 111.1 and they have a defensive rating of 108.7. They get 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shot attempts. Boston turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Celtics NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn +10
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