LIVE: Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics

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WED, NOV 27, 2019
7:00 PM ET
Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics
TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

The Boston Celtics have the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday at TD Garden in the opener of a home-and-home arrangement. The two groups are falling off close successes on Monday night. The Celtics, who are driving the Atlantic Division and are second in the Eastern Conference, held off the Sacramento Kings 103- 102. The Nets (fourth in the Atlantic and seventh in the East), then, crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers 108- 106 to win their fourth straight game and go over .500 just because all season. This is the main gathering of the year among Boston and Brooklyn.

Can the Nets proceed with hot streak?

Spencer Dinwiddie hit the game-champ with 1.9 seconds to go on the clock to break a 106- 106 tie as the Nets crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. Dinwiddie had group highs in focuses (23), helps (9), and blocked shots (3). Jarrett Allen had his fifth twofold in the last seven games and recorded his subsequent vocation 20- 20 game, as he scored 22 focuses and pulled down 21 bounce back. Joe Harris and Taurean Prince likewise scored in twofold figures for the Nets with 19 and 18 focuses, respectively.

The Nets have won four out of a column regardless of being assailed with a rash of wounds of late. Driving scorer Kyrie Irving missed his 6th straight game on Monday with shoulder damage. Brooklyn has reacted in his nonappearance, going 5-1 without their beginning stage monitor. Irving will miss Wednesday’s down against the Celtics, yet may return November 29 when the Nets have the Celtics. Caris LeVert, who is their third driving scorer is out in the wake of having thumb medical procedure. He will miss about one more month. DeAndre Jordan additionally missed Monday’s down with a lower leg damage. His status is not yet decided for the game against Boston.

The Nets are 10th in the NBA in scoring with a normal of 112.7 focuses per game. They are surrendering 113.9 focuses per game, be that as it may. They rank 6th in the alliance in bounce back with a normal of 47.1 per game. They are in the base 11 of the NBA in field objective percent, three-point field objective percent, free toss percent, and turnovers.

With Irving uninvolved, Dinwiddie drives the group in scoring with 19.8 focuses per game, while Harris, Prince, and Allen all contribute twofold digits in focuses per game also. Allen is averaging a twofold with 11.5 focuses and a group driving 10.1 bounce back per game.

Celtics hope to chill Nets

The Nets aren’t the main group in this matchup that has been managing wounds. The Celtics got by the Sacramento Kings 103- 102 regardless of playing without driving scorer Kemba Walker, who sat out as a result of a neck strain, Daniel Theis, who missed on account of disease, and Gordon Hayward, who is out until at any rate the finish of December with a broke hand. Walker and Theis may come back to confront the Nets.

In Walker’s nonappearance, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum got a move on against the Kings, scoring 24 and 20 focuses, individually. Marcus Smart contributed with 17 focuses and seven helps. Enes Canter profited by the additional court time that he got on account of the wounds to his colleagues. He scored 13 focuses and snatched six bounce back, well over his normal of 7.6 focuses and six bounce back per game.

The Celtics are averaging 110.2 focuses per game. They are seventh in the group in free toss rate (79.9%), fourth in takes (8.9 per game), seventh in blocked shots (5.6), and first in quite a while (12.0). On edge side, Boston is surrendering just 103.7, fifth best in the NBA. Thy are additionally fifth in the alliance in cautious field objective rate (42.8%) and three-point field objective rate (33.3%).

The Bottom Line What to wager on this game.

Full-Game Side Bet

The Celtics come into this game washouts of two of their last three games. They vanquished the Sacramento Kings on Monday without their top scorer Kemba Walker. He is relied upon to play on Wednesday, so that should support the Celtics offense. They may likewise get Daniel Theis once again from the disease that sidelined him on Monday. The Nets are riding a four game series of wins, and have done it without a portion of their top players. The Nets will return to earth against an intense Celtics group and will break their four game series of wins. The Celtics are unreasonably useful for damage drained Nets group to beat.

Prediction: Boston Celtics – 6.5

Full-Game Total Pick

The Celtics are averaging over 110 focuses per game yet have probably the best protection in the association, surrendering just 103 focuses per game. The Nets are still without Irving and LeVert, so scoring focuses will be difficult to accomplish for Brooklyn’s offense. The Nets normal 112 focuses per game, yet they won’t arrive at that detriment for the Celtics. I’m picking under 225 in this one.

Prediction: Under 225

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