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Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 5/3/2023 Predictions, Free Picks and Odds

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 5/3/2023 Predictions, Free Picks and Odds

East Semifinals – Game 1, Series starts 5/1

It’s Monday night and the NBA playoffs continue with an exciting doubleheader on TNT. In the first game, the Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Boston Celtics at the T.D. Garden. The 76ers, who are seeded third, finished the regular season with an impressive 25-16 record on the road and are coming off a sweep of the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the playoffs. During their last game, they were without center Joel Embiid but still managed to secure a 96-88 victory on the road.

Forward Tobias Harris was the star of the show for the 76ers, leading all scorers with 25 points and 12 rebounds. James Harden chipped in 17 points, 11 assists, and eight rebounds, while Tyrese Maxey added 16 points and eight rebounds. Philadelphia was dominant on the boards, outrebounding the Nets 54-38. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 406 percent from beyond the arc and 86.9 percent from the free-throw line. The 76ers are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.5 rebounds per game.

  • Philadelphia is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 meetings with the Celtics.
  • The Philadelphia 76ers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
  • The 76ers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 5/3/2023 Predictions, Free Picks and Odds

The Boston Celtics, on the other hand, were impressive during the regular season at home with a record of 32-9. They also ranked second in offensive efficiency in the league. In their last game against the Atlanta Hawks, the Celtics won 128-120 on the road and shot an impressive 50% from the field, including 18-for-42 from beyond the arc.

SF Jaylen Brown was the top scorer for Boston with 32 points on 13-for-25 shooting and five rebounds. Jayson Tatum, the All-Star forward, scored 30 points and added 14 rebounds, and seven assists. Marcus Smart contributed 22 points and four assists to help the Celtics secure their victory. It should be an exciting matchup between these two teams. The Boston Celtics are shooting 40.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. Boston is allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game.

  • The total stayed UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 clashes with the 76ers.
  • The Boston Celtics are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home.
  • The total remained UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games at home against Philadelphia.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics. The NBA pick for this game is the Boston Celtics. Philadelphia 76ers Center Joel Embiid (knee) did not practice on Saturday and is doubtful for Game 1. The Celtics have the best offense in the playoffs and the 76ers will likely play at a faster pace without Embiid. Bet on the over on Monday. We predict a 115-106 win for the Boston Celtics.

NBA Starting Time: 7:30 PM (EDT)

Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023


NBA Odds: Boston Celtics -10

NBA Totals: 213.5


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