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Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/25/2021 Picks Previews and Prediction

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Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5-25-2021 Picks Previews and Prediction

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/25/2021 – The Brooklyn Nets got a good scare from the Boston Celtics but managed to take the first game of their best-of-seven series. Game 2 is slated to happen this Tuesday, May 25 inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. TNT will be having the broadcast rights for this game and the live telecast begins at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed can be seen through online live streaming by subscribing to NBA League Pass. Even with the slow start from the Brooklyn Nets, they are expected to correct this as NBA game odds have the Boston Celtics as the underdogs.

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/25/2021

When: May 25, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/25/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics +8.5 (-110) 227 o (-110) +369
Brooklyn Nets -8.5 (-110) 227 u (-110) -449
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics were neck-and-neck with the Brooklyn Nets for the first three quarters until they ran out in the final period. Jayson Tatum led the charge with 22 points, five assists and three rebounds while Marcus smart provided with 17 points, five assists and three rebounds. Kemba Walker was able to produce 15 points while Reggie Williams flirted with a triple-double of 11 points, nine rebounds and nine blocks. Evan Fournier had a very rough night doing just 10 points but managed to contribute across the board with six rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 1 GP 1 GS 41 MIN 22 PTS 0 OR 3 DR 3 REB 5 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 4 TO 5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 6.87 PER

M. Smart PG 1 GP 1 GS 40 MIN 17 PTS 0 OR 3 DR 3 REB 5 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 8.59 PER

K. Walker PG 1 GP 1 GS 27 MIN 15 PTS 0 OR 1 DR 1 REB 2 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 4 PF 0.7 AST/TO 1.74 PER.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets managed their big three for the playoffs and they had a rough start against the Boston Celtics. This team still managed to pull an 11-point victory with Kevin Durant leading the way with 32 points and 12 rebounds. Kyrie Irving was not far behind providing 29 points,and six boards. James Harden had lots of time at the point guard position and he was able to give the team 21 points, nine rebounds, eight assists, four steals and a block. Joe Harris was the only player outside of the big three to contribute double-digit scoring with 10 points while Nicholas Claxton came off the bench with 6 points.

Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 1 GP 1 GS 39 MIN 32 PTS 1 OR 11 DR 12 REB 1 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 4 TO 3 PF 0.3 AST/TO 17.51 PER

K. Irving PG 1 GP 1 GS 37 MIN 29 PTS 3 OR 3 DR 6 REB 1 AST 0 STL 1 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 0.5 AST/TO 21.62 PER

J. Harden SG 1 GP 1 GS 36 MIN 21 PTS 0 OR 9 DR 9 REB 8 AST 4 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 23.89 PER.

Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 5/25/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

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

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Brooklyn’s last 10 games.
Brooklyn are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against Boston.
Brooklyn are 16-2 SU in their last 18 games at home.
Nets are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games when playing at home against Boston.
Brooklyn are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Brooklyn are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games played in May.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Jaylen Brown SF Wrist is out for season
Robert Williams PF Toe is probable Tuesday vs Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets

Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Brooklyn Nets
33-38-1 Against the Spread 38-34-0
37-35-0 Straight Up 40-32-0
93 Points per Game 104
104 Points Allowed per Game 93
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

The Brooklyn Nets are just a scary team and it is seen by the top online sportsbook that they will get their act together and take Game 2 over the Boston Celtics. The Nets are just starting to warm up and will get to the 120-point mark in this series very soon.

Moneyline: The ML given to the heavily favored Nets in this game is at -449 while the Celtics are at +369.

ATS: It is a wide 8.5 points separating both teams across the spread with the Nets taking the -8.5 while the Celtics are on the other side with +8.5.

TOTALs: The given total in this matchup is set at 227 points with the Celtics going over and the Nets are under.

Score Prediction: 118 – 108, Nets