Celtics Vs. 76ers Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2 Odds Today | May 3, 2023

Posted on May 2, 2023

The Boston Celtics (57-25) head into their matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers (54-28) on May 3, 2023 as an 8-point favorite. The matchup features an over/under of 217.5.

The 76ers beat the Celtics 119-115 on Monday when they last met. James Harden led the 76ers in the win with 45 points, while Jayson Tatum put up 39 in the losing effort for the Celtics.

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Celtics Vs. 76ers Odds, Betting Line, Matchup Info

  • When: Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts
  • TV: TNT
  • Spread Favorite: Celtics -8
  • Moneyline Favorite: Celtics -360
  • Moneyline Underdog: 76ers +284
  • Over/Under: 217.5 points

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Celtics Betting Trends

  • The Celtics are 44-36-2 ATS this season.
  • Boston has been favored by 8 points or more 34 times this season, and covered the spread in 18 of those matchups.
  • The Celtics have been victorious in 51, or 70.8%, of the 72 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • This year, Boston has won 19 of 27 games when listed as at least -360 or better on the moneyline.
  • The Celtics and their opponents have combined to hit the over 40 out of 82 times this season.
  • Boston and its opponents have combined to score more than 217.5 points in 61 of 82 games this season.
  • The Celtics have an average point total of 229.4 in their contests this year, 11.9 more points than this game’s over/under.

Celtics Top Performers

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 74 30.1 8.8 4.6 1.1 0.7 3.2
Jaylen Brown 67 26.6 6.9 3.5 1.1 0.4 2.4
Malcolm Brogdon 67 14.9 4.2 3.7 0.7 0.3 2
Derrick White 82 12.4 3.6 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 61 11.5 3.1 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.9

Celtics Season Stats

  • Boston has a +535 scoring differential, topping opponents by 6.5 points per game. It is putting up 117.9 points per game to rank fourth in the league and is allowing 111.4 per contest to rank fourth in the NBA.
  • The Celtics win the rebound battle by 1.3 boards on average. They record 45.3 rebounds per game, which ranks seventh in the league, while their opponents grab 44 per outing.
  • The Celtics are averaging 120.5 points per game this year at home, which is 5.1 more points than they’re averaging on the road (115.4).
  • Boston gives up 110.5 points per game at home this year, compared to 112.4 on the road.
  • The Celtics have played better offensively over their past 20 games, averaging 119.5 points per contest, 1.6 more than their season average of 117.9.
  • Boston has performed better defensively over its last 20 games, surrendering 109.9 points per contest, 1.5 fewer points than its season average of 111.4 allowed.
  • Over their last 20 games, the Celtics are sinking 16.2 treys per game, 0.2 more than their season average (16). They also own a higher three-point percentage over their previous 20 contests (38.5%) compared to their season average (37.6%).

Celtics Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
4/21 Hawks L 130-122 Away -5.5
4/23 Hawks W 129-121 Away -7.5
4/25 Hawks L 119-117 Home -13.5
4/27 Hawks W 128-120 Away -7
5/1 76ers L 119-115 Home -10.5
5/3 76ers Home -8
5/5 76ers Away
5/7 76ers Away

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76ers Betting Trends

  • Philadelphia has put together a 47-34-1 ATS record so far this season.
  • The 76ers have won each of their three games this season when playing as at least 8-point underdogs.
  • Philadelphia has entered the game as underdogs 26 times this season and won 13, or 50%, of those games.
  • The 76ers have entered two games this season as the underdog by +284 or more and is 1-1 in those contests.
  • A total of 45 Philadelphia’s games this year have gone over the point total.
  • The 76ers have played 53 games this season that ended with a combined score over 217.5 points.
  • Philadelphia has a 226.1-point average over/under in its contests this season, 8.6 more points than this game’s total.

76ers Top Performers

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 66 33.1 10.2 4.2 1 1.7 1
James Harden 58 21 6.1 10.7 1.2 0.5 2.8
Tyrese Maxey 60 20.3 2.9 3.5 0.8 0.1 2.7
Louis King 1 20 4 2 1 0 4
Tobias Harris 74 14.7 5.7 2.5 0.9 0.5 1.7

76ers Season Stats

  • In 2022-23, Philadelphia is 14th in the league on offense (115.2 points scored per game) and third-best defensively (110.9 points conceded).
  • The 76ers rank 26th in the league at 40.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 41.2 their opponents average.
  • Philadelphia is putting up fewer points at home (114.2 per game) than on the road (116.2).
  • In 2022-23 the 76ers are conceding 2.8 fewer points per game at home (109.5) than on the road (112.3).
  • On the offensive side of the ball, Philadelphia has struggled over its last 20 games, scoring 113.7 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 115.2 it has put up over the course of this season.
  • The past 20 games have seen the 76ers give up 2.9 fewer points per game (108) than their season-long average (110.9).
  • During its last 20 outings, Philadelphia is making 0.2 more three-pointers per game than its season long average (12.8 compared to 12.6 season-long), while shooting the same percentage from deep in that span as its season-long average (38.7%).

76ers Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
4/15 Nets W 121-101 Home -8.5
4/17 Nets W 96-84 Home -10
4/20 Nets W 102-97 Away -4.5
4/22 Nets W 96-88 Away -2
5/1 Celtics W 119-115 Away +10.5
5/3 Celtics Away +8
5/5 Celtics Home
5/7 Celtics Home

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