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Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics in NBA odds tilt

Boston CelticsPhiladelphia 76ers
March 11, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds

46-16TEAM RECORD33-31

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Philadelphia and Boston on Friday, with the host 76ers trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

The 76ers sit at 33-31 (40-23-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Celtics are currently 46-16 (29-31-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Philadelphia is 33-31 OU, and Boston is 33-29 OU.

View Boston vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Philadelphia opened as 2-point underdogs, while the NBA total was set at 188 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the 76ers rated this week at No. 7 and the Celtics sitting at No. 6. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 103-99 result in favor of the Celtics today.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 15-ranked offense (99.4 PPG) against a Celtics defense that ranks No. 2 at 91.9 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 46.4% from the field per game, less than the Celtics have managed so far this season (49.2% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Celtics own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 90.4 points per game when on the road. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in home scoring.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 108-103 loser as they battled the Clippers at home. The Celtics failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 211 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Celtics endured a 108-103 loss at the hands of the Clippers on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from Ray Allen at TD Garden.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 110-105 loser as they battled the Thunder at home. The 76ers failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 215 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Philadelphia got 22 points from Jrue Holiday but lost anyway 110-105 against the Thunder on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

A few Celtics at 76ers trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Boston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Philadelphia is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Milwaukee, Sunday, March 13
Philadelphia at Milwaukee, Saturday, March 12

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