Wizards vs. Celtics NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 17

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Wizards vs. Celtics NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 17

Wizards vs. Celtics Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Capital One Arena -- Washington D.C.
  • Coverage: MNMT and NBCS-BOS

The Washington Wizards (11-56) are big, 12-point underdogs as they attempt to turn around a three-game losing streak when they host the Boston Celtics (52-14) on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at Capital One Arena. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET on MNMT and NBCS-BOS. The point total is 229 for the matchup.

Wizards vs. Celtics Odds & Spread

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Wizards vs. Celtics Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Celtics win (88.6%)

Wizards vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have covered the spread 33 times over 66 games with a set spread.
  • The Wizards are 31-34-2 against the spread this season.
  • This season, 31 of the Celtics' games have gone over the point total out of 67 chances.
  • The Wizards have hit the over 49.3% of the time this season (33 of 67 games with a set point total).
  • Boston has covered the spread in a higher percentage of its home games than road games. It has covered 18 times in 33 opportunities when playing at home, and it has covered 15 times in 33 opportunities in away games.
  • In terms of over/unders, the Celtics hit the over more often at home, as they've exceeded the total 16 times in 33 opportunities this season (48.5%). In away games, they have hit the over 15 times in 33 opportunities (45.5%).
  • Washington has performed better against the spread away (21-15-1) than at home (10-19-1) this year.
  • Looking at the over/under, Wizards games have gone over 13 of 30 times at home (43.3%), and 20 of 37 away (54.1%).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 27.0 points, 4.9 assists and 8.3 boards.
  • Jaylen Brown's numbers on the season are 23.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game, shooting 50.2% from the floor and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.1 made 3-pointers.
  • Derrick White is averaging 15.1 points, 5.0 assists and 4.1 rebounds.
  • Jrue Holiday averages 12.9 points, 5.5 boards and 5.0 assists, shooting 48.6% from the floor and 44.4% from downtown (fifth in league), with 2.1 made treys per contest.
  • Al Horford is averaging 8.2 points, 2.7 assists and 6.5 boards.

Wizards Leaders

  • Kyle Kuzma averages 22.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists. He is also draining 46.5% of his shots from the floor and 33.6% from beyond the arc, with 2.2 triples per contest.
  • Tyus Jones' numbers on the season are 12.0 points, 2.7 boards and 7.3 assists per contest. He is sinking 48.9% of his shots from the floor and 41.4% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.6 treys.
  • Deni Avdija averages 14.0 points, 6.9 boards and 3.7 assists. He is making 51.2% of his shots from the field and 38.8% from 3-point range, with 1.1 treys per contest.
  • The Wizards receive 16.5 points per game from Jordan Poole, plus 2.5 boards and 3.9 assists.
  • Per game, Corey Kispert gives the Wizards 12.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists, plus 0.5 steals and 0.2 blocks.

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