Boston Celtics vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

A pair of the NBA’s top scorers square off when Jayson Tatum (fourth, 30.9 PPG) and the Boston Celtics (26-11) visit Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (fifth, 30.8 PPG) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (15-21) on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BSOK and NBCS-BOS. The Celtics are 8.5-point favorites.

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Celtics vs. Thunder Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSOK and NBCS-BOS
  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Arena: Paycom Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Celtics (-360)
  • Spread: Celtics (-8.5)

Celtics vs. Thunder Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics are 20-16-1 against the spread this season.
  • Boston is 6-5 ATS when playing as at least 8.5-point favorites.
  • Celtics games have gone over the total 20 times out of 36 chances this season.
  • The Thunder have covered the spread in a game 21 times this year (21-15-0).
  • Oklahoma City is 6-2 ATS when playing as at least 8.5-point underdogs.
  • Thunder games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 19 times this year.

Celtics vs. Thunder Statistics and Rankings

Celtics RankCeltics AVGThunder AVGThunder Rank
1st118.6Points Scored115.210th
13th112.4Points Allowed116.825th
23rd9.2Off. Rebounds11.611th
2nd15.73pt Made11.617th

Celtics vs. Thunder Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics have a 5-5 record straight-up in their past 10 contests, while covering the spread three times in those games.
  • Boston and its opponents have combined to hit the over in five of those 10 games.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Celtics are scoring 4.5 points less per game compared to their season average.
  • The Thunder have a 6-4 record against the spread while going 4-6 overall over their past 10 games.
  • Four of Oklahoma City’s past 10 outings have gone over the total.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Thunder’s points per game average is 113.5, 1.7 points lower per game than their season-long scoring average.

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Our prediction: Thunder (+8.5)

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