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In tonight’s Eastern Conference rematch, the Boston Celtics (33-25, 28-29-1 ATS) are playing the Philadelphia 76ers (34-22, 28-28 ATS); NBA picks are featured here. Will Jayson Tatum and the Celtics win their ninth consecutive game? Including the starting lineups, our top NBA picks and betting trends are available below.

Celtics vs 76ers Game Information 

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Start time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Celtics vs 76ers NBA Picks and Betting Odds

All Celtics vs 76ers betting odds can be found at BetOnline

Point spread: Celtics -2 (-112) | 76ers +2 (-108)
Best moneyline: Celtics -132 | 76ers +112
Over/Under: 210 (-110)

Boston Celtics Injury Report

C Daniel Theis (probable)

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report

PF Paul Millsap (probable) | SG James Harden (out indefinitely)

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Furthermore, in the Celtics’ 105-95 home win over the Hawks on Sunday, forward Jayson Tatum added another double-double to his career total. He accumulated 38 points, 10 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 40 minutes played. Guard Jaylen Brown finished his performance with 17 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 38 minutes on the court as well. Boston has won 10 of its previous 11 contests. In addition to their eight-game winning streak, the team is 13-15 away, 20-10 at home and 15-13 ATS on the road.

For the Sixers, on Saturday, in their 103-93 home win versus the Cavaliers, center Joel Embiid closed out his outing with a triple-double. The top MVP candidate amassed 40 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in 33 minutes played. Guard Tyrese Maxey also contributed 16 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 33 minutes spent on the court. Philadelphia has won seven of its past 10 games. On top of winning back-to-back games, the 76ers are 16-12 at home, 18-10 away and 11-17 ATS at home this season.

According to ESPN’s Basketball Power Index, the Celtics have a 50.7% chance of winning. 

Pertaining to other head-to-head meetings, in the last three matchups, the 76ers are 2-1 against the Celtics. On Jan. 14, 2022, the third time these teams met during this regular season, Philadelphia won 111-99 at Wells Fargo Center. The Celtics defeated them on Dec. 1, 2021, winning 88-87 at TD Garden.

In other news, the Celtics have not lost a game since losing to the Hawks 108-92 at State Farm Arena on Jan. 28. Plus, they rank sixth overall in the Eastern Conference, trailing the top-seeded Heat by 4.5 games. Thus far, there is more parity in the league this season.

Celtics vs 76ers NBA Betting Trends | NBA Picks

  • Boston is 8-0 SU in its previous eight contests.
  • The Celtics are 0-7 ATS in their last seven matchups versus the 76ers.
  • Not to mention, the total has gone under in five of the Celtics’ past six games played.
  • As for the 76ers, they are 2-4 ATS in their previous six contests.
  • And, the total has gone under in six of Philadelphia’s last nine games.
  • The Sixers are 6-2 SU at home in their past eight contests played.

Projected Boston Celtics Starting Lineup

PG Marcus Smart | SG Jaylen Brown | SF Jayson Tatum | PF Al Horford | C Robert Williams III

Projected Philadelphia 76ers Starting Lineup

PG Danny Green | SG Tyrese Maxey | SF Matisse Thybulle | PF Tobias Harris | C Joel Embiid

Celtics vs 76ers Prediction | NBA Picks

Moving on to other betting statistics, Boston is 28-12 as a favorite, 5-13 as an underdog and 15-13 ATS away, whereas Philadelphia is 24-12 as a favorite, 10-10 as an underdog and 11-17 ATS at home. Both Eastern Conference contenders are healthy. The Sixers have dominated a few opponents every here and there, but the big surprise is the Celtics’ eight-game winning streak. Though, one could say the C’s defeated awful teams over this stretch: Pistons, Hawks, Nets, Magic, Pistons and Pelicans.

Heading into Tuesday night’s clash, Boston is still a two-point favorite on the road. Aside from defeating the Heat and upsetting the Suns, the C’s have appeared mediocre over the past several months. Tonight’s game could be a statement win for Boston. In conclusion, contemplate picking the Celtics to win, they will cover the spread and the total will go over 210. If you want to learn more about basketball betting, read our handicap betting guide. Other NBA Picks are on the main page.

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James is a Basketball Insiders contributor. He earned his bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. James enjoys watching sports and helping gamblers win money.

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