Nets vs. Celtics Player Props & Predictions – Tuesday, Feb 13

Brooklyn Nets center Nic Claxton (33) brings the ball up court against the Denver Nuggets during the fourth quarter at Barclays Center.
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If you’re looking for Nets vs. Celtics predictions, you’ve come to the right place. The Celtics are on the move to take on the Nets on Tuesday, Feb 13 at 7:30 ET. At present, the total is set at 227.5, and the Celtics are favored by 8.5 on the road. Keep reading to get our Nets vs. Celtics player props and predictions.

Nets vs. Celtics Odds

  • Spread: Celtics -8.5
  • Total 227.5

Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, Feb 13
  • Time: 7:30 ET
  • Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY
  • TV: NBCS

Celtics Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Celtics have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Boston has played well in their previous three road games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 124 points per game while allowing 108. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Through their previous five contests as the betting favorite, the Celtics have a strong record of 4-1. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 1-4.

Nets Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Nets have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last five home games, Brooklyn has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 117 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Nets have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 3-7.

Is Boston Ready for a Road Win?

In today’s game against the Nets, the Celtics are favored by 8.5 points. This season, Boston has been favored in 50 of their 53 games and has a record of 39-11 as the favorite. Currently, the Celtics have won four straight games as the favorite.

Overall, the Celtics are 23-28 against the spread and have failed to cover in their last three games. On the road, their ATS record is 10-14 compared to 13-14 ATS at home.

In terms of their O/U record, the Celtics are 26-27 this season. Their games have averaged 231.5 points per game, which is higher than today’s line of 227.5.

In their last game against the Heat, the Celtics won 110-106 as 8-point favorites. The O/U line for that game was 224 points, and Boston’s ATS record for the season is 23-28.

The Celtics are currently in 1st place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 41-12. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 28-6 and 13-6 in non-conference games. On the road, the Celtics are 16-9.

When it comes to scoring, Boston is one of the best three-point shooting teams in the league. They lead the NBA in three-point makes per game at 16.2 and are 4th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. Overall, the Celtics are 5th in the league in scoring at 120.4 points per game.

Despite their high-scoring offense, the Celtics are just 19th in the NBA in assists at 26 per game. In terms of pace, Boston is in the middle of the pack at 15th with 98.6 possessions per game.

On the road, the Celtics are averaging 118.6 points per game, which is 6th in the league. For the season, Boston has outscored the NBA scoring average in 69.8% of their games.

Currently, the Celtics’ defense holds the 7th rank in the NBA, allowing 111.0 points per game. Most recently, the Celtics’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 106 points to the Heat.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?

Today’s O/U line of 227.5 is lower than the average O/U line in Brooklyn’s games this season (228.7). The team has hit the under in four straight games.

On the season, the Nets have an O/U record of 25-27. In non-conference games, their O/U record is 7-16, compared to 14-11 in the Eastern Conference.

Brooklyn’s last game finished with a combined score of 226 points, which was below the O/U line of 232. The Nets covered the spread in the game, winning by a score of 123-103.

As the underdog, the Nets have lost three straight games against the spread. They are 9-26 as the underdog this season, and their ATS record as the underdog is 14-19.

The Nets are currently 11th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 21-31. At home, they are 13-16 compared to 8-15 on the road.

Brooklyn’s last three games have been as the underdog. As the underdog, they are 9-26 this season and 14-19 ATS. Today, they are getting 8.5 points as the underdog.

The Nets’ offense has been one of the best in the league from behind the arc this season. They are 6th in the league in three-point makes per game at 13.9 and 7th in three-point attempts per game at 37.8. However, their three-point shooting percentage is just 13th in the league at 36%.

Overall, Brooklyn is 19th in the league in scoring at 113.9 points per game. When playing at home, they are averaging 114.1 points per game.

Despite their high three-point attempt numbers, the Nets are just 25th in the league in free throw attempts per game at 21. They are also 25th in free throw makes at 15.9 per game.

Brooklyn’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 115.2 points per game. Most recently, the Nets’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 103 points to the Spurs.

Nets vs. Celtics Player Props

A player prop we are looking at is Jayson Tatum and his points prop of 28.5.

Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -127 while the under is at -108. Our projections have Jayson Tatum finishing with a stat line of 26 points, 9 and 5 assists. As for his points prop, we like the under at 28.5.

  • The Prop: Jayson Tatum Under 28.5 Points (-108)

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Nets vs. Celtics Predictions

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Celtics vs. Nets game, our recommendation is to take the Nets at +8.5. Despite our model showing the Celtics winning 115-108, we like the Nets as our point-spread pick.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 227.5, and our model predicts the Celtics and Nets to score a combined 223 points. We recommend betting on the under.

The Pick: Nets +8.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook