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Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/22/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5-22-2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/22/2021 – The Boston Celtics will need to square off against the second-best team in the Eastern Conference play for their best-of-seven series in the postseason. The Celtics will hit the road in this game for their series opener against Brooklyn Nets from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The NBA playoff predictions 2021 has every detail of this exciting and anticipated game available online. The Boston Celtics finished seventh in the Eastern Conference play behind the Washington Wizards. The Nets secured the second spot behind the 76ers. Both teams clinched their playoffs position with ease.

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/22/2021

When: May 22, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York
TV: ABC
Stream: NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/22/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics +7.5 (-105) 225.5 o (-110) +270
Brooklyn Nets -7.5 (-115)) 225.5 u (-110) -340
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Celtics won 36 games and dropped 36 in return and finished exactly at the .500 mark. Boston won their last regular-season game against the Wizards with a final score of 118-100. Boston’s success in their play-in tournament has brought them to the playoffs. Boston had Jayson Tatum as their leader in scoring during the regular season with an average of close to 27 points per game. When it comes to rebounding, Tristan Thompson is the leader with 8.1 boards. The assists leader was Marcus Smart with 5.7 boards per game.

Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 64 GP 64 GS 35.8 MIN 26.4 PTS 0.8 OR 6.6 DR 7.4 REB 4.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.32 PER

J. Brown SG 37.21 58 GP 58 GS 34.5 MIN 24.7 PTS 1.2 OR 4.8 DR 6 REB 3.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.2 AST/TO 19.95 PER

K. Walker PG 43 GP 43 GS 31.8 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.4 OR 3.6 DR 4 REB 4.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.72 PER

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets were one of those top three teams in the entire NBA league. Brooklyn won 48 games and dropped 24 in return. The Nets were right behind the 76ers by one game and completed their regular season with a five-game winning streak. Kevin Durant was the leader in scoring with an average of 28.7 points. From the rebounding department, James Harden took the lead with 8.5 boards. Harden was also the leader in assists with 10.9 per game. Brooklyn will look forward to taking out the Celtics with their strong offense.

Players to watch: K. Durant PF 35 GP 32 GS 33.1 MIN 26.9 PTS 0.4 OR 6.7 DR 7.1 REB 5.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.44 PER

K. Irving PG 54 GP 54 GS 34.9 MIN 26.9 PTS 1 OR 3.8 DR 4.8 REB 6 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 24.51 PER

J. Harden SG 36 GP 35 GS 36.6 MIN 24.6 PTS 0.8 OR 7.7 DR 8.5 REB 10.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 4 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.04 PER

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/22/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
Boston are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Celtics are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Brooklyn.
Boston are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road.
Boston are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games this season.
Boston are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Boston are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn’s last 9 games.
Brooklyn are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Brooklyn are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games at home.
Nets are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Boston.
Brooklyn are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Brooklyn’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Brooklyn are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn’s last 9 games played in May.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Jaylen Brown SF Wrist is out for season
Robert Williams PF Foot is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets

James Harden SG Hamstring is probable Saturday vs Boston
Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season
Joe Harris SG Hip is probable Saturday vs Boston
Chris Chiozza PG Hand is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Boston

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Brooklyn Nets
33-38-1 Against the Spread 38-34-0
37-35-0 Straight Up 40-32-0
0 Points per Game 0
0 Points Allowed per Game 0
46.54 Offensive FG% 49.39
77.68 Offensive FT% 80.41
37.34 Offensive 3PT% 39.22
46.41 Defensive FG% 45.91
78.62 Defensive FT% 77.53
37.21 Defensive 3PT% 36.49

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

Boston Celtics are averaging 111.5 with their offense and are giving up 112.6 from their defense. The Nets are touching a solid 118.6 from their offense and are giving up 115.2 from their defense. The best NBA predictions today favor Brooklyn to win this game and cover the spread.

Moneyline: +270 is set for Boston and -340 is set for Brooklyn.

ATS: +7.5 (-105) is the spread for the Celtics and -7.5 (-115) is the spread for the Nets.

TOTALs: Over 225.5 (-110) is set for Boston and the same will go under for Brooklyn.

Score Prediction: 123 – 110, Nets