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Jayson Tatum-led Boston Celtics are scheduled to square off against Joel Embiid's Philadelphia 76ers at the TD Garden on Monday in the first game of their NBA 2022-23 Eastern Conference Semifinals. While the Celtics defeated Atlanta Hawks 4-2 in the first round, the Sixers defeated the Nets 4-0 to qualify for the second round.

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In their last five NBA fixtures, the Celtics have won three matches while the Sixers have won five matches. The Celtics have lost 13 of their 44 home games while the Sixers have won 24 of their 43 road games in the NBA 2022-23.

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: Match Prediction

Head-To-Head:

  • Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have played four games in the regular season and the Celtics won thrice while the Sixers won a game.
  • The Celtics and the Sixers have played 21 Playoff series and the Celtics won 14 while the Celtics won seven.

Top Players:

  • The Celtics include Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Blake Griffin, Marcus Smart, and Al Horford as their star players.
  • The Sixers include Joel Embiid, James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, Tobias Harris, and PJ Tucker as their star players.

Average Quarter score: (Celtics 110-106 Sixers)

  • 1st quarter: 28-26
  • 2nd quarter: 27-21
  • 3rd quarter: 31-29
  • 4th quarter: 24-30

Sixers at Celtics: Betting Odds

Against The Spread (ATS): 9.5 points (Sixers +9.5)
Over/Under (OU): 213.5 (Over)
Prediction: Celtics 110-106 Sixers

Money Line:

  • The Celtics have -400 odds to pick up the win, while the Sixers are listed at +310 to claim victory.
  • This season, the Celtics lost 23 of the 81 games they were named the favorites while the Sixers won 10 of the 23 games they played as the underdogs.
  • This season, the Celtics won three of the seven games they were named the underdogs while the Sixers lost 15 of the 63 games they played as the favorites.

Against The Spread:

  • In the first round, the Celtics are averaging 121.2 points per game while the Sixers are scoring 103.8 points per game.
  • The Celtics are averaging 17.4 points more against the Sixers in the playoffs this season.

Over/Under:

  • For the Sixers, Tyrese Maxey led the scoring with 21.8 points in the playoffs, followed by Tobias Harris (20.3), Joel Embiid (20), and James Harden (17.3).
  • For the Celtics, Jayson Tatum leads the scoring with 27.2 points per game in the playoffs, followed by Jaylen Brown (26.7), Derrick White (17.3), and Marcus Smart (16.7).

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: How to Watch

When and where will the Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers, NBA 2022-23 playoffs match take place?
The NBA match between Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will take place on May 2 at 05:00 am IST (May 1, 06:30 pm ET) at the TD Garden.

Where to watch the live telecast of the Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers, NBA 2022-23 playoffs match in India and the US?
The live telecast of the NBA match between Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will be available on Sports 18 in India and on TNT and NBA TV in the US.

Where to watch the live stream of the Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers, NBA 2022-23 playoffs match in India and the US?
The NBA match between Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers can be streamed live on Voot Select, Jio Cinema, and NBA.com on a subscription basis in India, and on ESPN and ABC in the US.

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