Pelicans vs. Celtics NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 30

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Pelicans vs. Celtics NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 30

Pelicans vs. Celtics Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 30, 2024
  • Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center -- New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Coverage: NBA TV, BSNO, and NBCS-BOS

The New Orleans Pelicans (45-28) are 6-point underdogs against the Boston Celtics (57-16) at Smoothie King Center on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The game starts at 5:00 PM ET on NBA TV, BSNO, and NBCS-BOS. The matchup has a point total of 223.

Pelicans vs. Celtics Odds & Spread

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Pelicans vs. Celtics Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Pelicans win (55.4%)

Pelicans vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • The Celtics are 37-32-4 against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans have played 73 games, with 41 wins against the spread.
  • This season, Celtics games have hit the over 37 times.
  • Pelicans games this season have hit the over 31 times in 73 opportunities (42.5%).
  • At home, Boston has a better record against the spread (19-15-1) compared to its ATS record on the road (18-17-3).
  • In terms of over/unders, the Celtics hit the over less consistently when playing at home, as they've exceeded the total 17 times in 35 opportunities this season (48.6%). On the road, they have hit the over 20 times in 38 opportunities (52.6%).
  • This year, New Orleans is 20-15-0 at home against the spread (.571 winning percentage). Away, it is 21-15-2 ATS (.553).
  • Pelicans games have gone above the over/under more often at home (16 times out of 35) than away (15 of 38) this season.

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 27.3 points, 8.2 boards and 4.9 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown's numbers on the season are 23.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists per contest, shooting 50.4% from the floor and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.1 made treys.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists per contest, shooting 46.5% from the field and 40% from downtown, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.3 points, 1.9 assists and 6.9 boards.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 12.8 points, 4.9 assists and 5.4 boards.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson averages 22.8 points for the Pelicans, plus 5.8 boards and 5 assists.
  • The Pelicans receive 12.5 points per game from Jonas Valanciunas, plus 9.2 boards and 2.1 assists.
  • The Pelicans are receiving 18.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game from CJ McCollum.
  • The Pelicans get 11.1 points per game from Herbert Jones, plus 3.6 boards and 2.5 assists.
  • Trey Murphy III averages 14 points, 4.6 boards and 2.1 assists. He is making 43.5% of his shots from the field and 37% from 3-point range, with 2.8 triples per contest.

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