Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 1

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Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 1

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 1, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: ESPN, NBCS-BOS, and WFAA

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics (46-12) are 9-point favorites against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (34-25) Friday, March 1, 2024 at TD Garden. The game begins at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN, NBCS-BOS, and WFAA. The matchup has an over/under of 237.5 points.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Odds & Spread

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Celtics win (80.6%)

Celtics vs. Mavericks Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have gone 27-27-4 against the spread this season.
  • The Mavericks are 32-27-0 against the spread this year.
  • Celtics games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 27 times out of 59 chances this season.
  • Mavericks games this year have hit the over on 30 of 59 set point totals (50.8%).
  • Boston has done a better job covering the spread in home games (15-14-1) than it has in road games (12-13-3).
  • The Celtics have eclipsed the over/under in a higher percentage of home games (46.7%) than road tilts (46.4%).
  • Dallas has performed better against the spread away (18-10-0) than at home (14-17-0) this season.
  • In terms of the over/under, Mavericks games have finished over less often at home (14 of 31, 45.2%) than away (16 of 28, 57.1%).

Celtics Leaders

  • Tatum averages 27.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.9 assists.
  • Jaylen Brown averages 22.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists, shooting 49.9% from the field and 34.7% from beyond the arc, with 2.0 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.6 points, 3.9 boards and 4.8 assists per contest, shooting 46.7% from the field and 40.0% from downtown, with an average of 2.7 made 3-pointers.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 13.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Kristaps Porzingis' numbers on the season are 20.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, shooting 52.5% from the floor and 37.0% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.9 made treys.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic averages 34.4 points, 8.8 boards and 9.7 assists. He is also sinking 49.4% of his shots from the field and 38.0% from 3-point range, with 3.9 triples per game (second in NBA).
  • The Mavericks receive 25.9 points per game from Kyrie Irving, plus 5.1 rebounds and 5.2 assists.
  • The Mavericks are getting 16.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game from Tim Hardaway Jr..
  • Daniel Gafford averages 10.9 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists. He is draining 69.0% of his shots from the floor.
  • Per game, P.J. Washington gives the Mavericks 13.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists, plus 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocks.

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