Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 6/1/2021 Picks Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 6/1/2021 – The Brooklyn Nets are just a game away from making the second round of the 2020-21 NBA Playoffs. They hope to finish the job and get an early rest as they host Game 5 of their best-of-seven series against the Boston Celtics this Tuesday, June 1. The game will be played inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and will be tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. TNT has the television broadcast rights and they will share the same feed to NBA League Pass for the online live stream audience. The Brooklyn Nets looked dominant in their last game and they are expected by NBA basketball betting to win over the Boston Celtics.
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 6/1/2021
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 6/1/2021 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics were just overpowered by the Brooklyn Nets during their last game and lost by 15 points in a high-scoring affair, 141-126. Jayson Tatum followed up his 50-point performance with 40 points along with seven rebounds, five assists and two blocks. He got help from Evan Fournier and Marcus Smart who tallied 16 points each but both shot 33% from the field. Kemba Walker is doubtful to play in Game 5 but a few players coming off the bench tried to fill in. Payton Pritchard did 12 points, three rebounds and three assists while Aaron Nesmith and Jabari Parker combined for 21 points.
Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 4 GP 4 GS 35.8 MIN 30.3 PTS 0.5 OR 4.5 DR 5 REB 4.5 AST 1.5 STL 1.5 BLK 2.5 TO 3.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 21.36 PER
M. Smart PG 4 GP 4 GS 36 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.5 OR 3.3 DR 3.8 REB 6.5 AST 1.3 STL 0 BLK 2.5 TO 2.8 PF 2.6 AST/TO 15.37 PER
E. Fournier SG 4 GP 4 GS 32.8 MIN 14.8 PTS 0.8 OR 2.3 DR 3 REB 1.5 AST 1.5 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 3.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 10.5 PER.
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets are looking like a team that is peaking at the right time as they scored 141 points over the Boston Celtics in Game 4. Their “Big Three” has been rolling with Kevin Durant leading the charge with 42 points along with five assists and four rebounds. Kyrie Irving flirted with a 40-point night as well by finishing with 39 points but led the team in rebounds doing 11. James Harden controlled the offense well as he tallied 23 points, 18 assists, five rebounds and three blocks. The “Big Three” got some good help coming from Joe Harris and Bruce Brown providing 14 points each.
Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 4 GP 4 GS 37.3 MIN 34.8 PTS 0.8 OR 7.5 DR 8.3 REB 3 AST 1.8 STL 2 BLK 3 TO 2.3 PF 1 AST/TO 28.01 PER
J. Harden SG 4 GP 4 GS 35.8 MIN 26.3 PTS 1 OR 5.5 DR 6.5 REB 10.8 AST 2 STL 1 BLK 3.3 TO 2.3 PF 3.3 AST/TO 28.49 PER
K. Irving PG 4 GP 4 GS 36.8 MIN 24.8 PTS 2.5 OR 4.8 DR 7.3 REB 2.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.8 TO 3.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18 PER.
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets 6/1/2021 Betting Numbers
Boston are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games.
Brooklyn are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
Kemba Walker PG Knee is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Brooklyn
Jeff Green SF Foot is out indefinitely
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks
The Brooklyn Nets having the home-court advantage will go for the knockout blow in Game 5. The Boston Celtics are the underdogs in this matchup as seen in the best sportsbook and will pack up their bags to end their season.
Moneyline: The Nets are given an ML of -700 for this game while the Celtics are at +500 if they extend the series.
ATS: It is a wide 11.5 points across the spread with the Nets taking the -11.5 while the Celtics are on the far side with +11.5.
TOTALs: 231.5 points is the total that both teams are trying to reach with the Celtics going over and the Nets are under.
Score Prediction: 132 – 123, Nets