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Philadelphia 76ersBoston Celtics
April 5, 7:30 PM | TD Garden

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Odds

40-37TEAM RECORD53-23

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Tuesday when the Celtics try to run the 76ers off the court at TD Garden in pro hoops action.

Supporters of the 76ers have seen them go 40-37 and 46-30-1 ATS so far this season, while the Celtics are at 53-23 and 35-39-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Celtics are 36-40, while the 76ers are 40-37.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Celtics and the No. 9-ranked 76ers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 102-98 result in favor of the Celtics.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Boston's No. 29-rated squad against Philadelphia's No. 11-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Boston rates No. 26 in the league with 5.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 5.5 per outing.

Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.6 points per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 93-87 loser as they battled the Bucks on the road. The 76ers failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 180 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Philadelphia got 20 points and 12 rebounds from Elton Brand in a losing cause in a 93-87 loss to Milwaukee on Saturday at Bradley Center.

In their last action, Boston was a 101-90 winner at home against the Pistons. They covered the 10.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (191) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Boston earned a 101-90 victory over Detroit on Sunday, getting 23 points from Kevin Garnett at TD Garden.

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Chicago are 8-2
After playing Detroit are 9-1
After a win are 4-6

A few 76ers at Celtics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Philadelphia's last 23 games
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Philadelphia is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Boston
Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 14 games

Next up:
Philadelphia home to New York, Wednesday, April 6
Boston at Chicago, Thursday, April 7

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