Celtics vs Wizards Game Breakdown & Projections – Sun, Mar 17th 2024

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Boston Celtics

Celtics

52W-14L

Boston Celtics

March 17, 2024

06:00PM EST

Odds: 229.0 o/u

Wizards

11W-56L

Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards

Hold onto your shamrocks, folks! The mighty Boston Celtics, with their eye-popping 52 wins, are storming the Capital One Arena to show the Washington Wizards what real magic looks like on the court. It’s a 6 PM showdown, and let’s just say the Wizards might need to pull a rabbit out of their hat to keep up. The Celtics are breathing down the neck of the Eastern conference leader, while the Wizards… well, they’re just praying for a gust of wind to lift them from the bottom. The bookies are predicting a points bonanza with an over/under of 229, and the Celtics are tipped to conjure a 10.5 point lead. Fresh off a dazzling win against the Suns, the Celtics are looking as fiery as ever. The Wizards, on the other hand, are still nursing their wounds from the Bulls’ stampede. So, will the Wizards’ spells work tonight, or will the Celtics leprechaun luck continue? Tonight, it’s not about the luck of the Irish, but the ‘celtic’ versus the ‘magic’!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 17, 2024 06:00PM EST
Location: Capital One Arena, Washington

Vegas Odds

BOS ML WAS ML Over/Under Line
Open -575 +400 232.5 -10.5/10.5
Recent -700 +475 229.0 -11.5/11.5
Difference -125 +75 -3.5

Team Performance

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
21W-11L

87.5% Win Probability

was Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
HOME
4W-26L

12.5% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/09/24 Washington Wizards WAS 35 36 16 42 129 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 31 33 36 33 133
10/30/23 Boston Celtics BOS 42 35 31 18 126 Over
Washington Wizards WAS 19 32 24 32 107
03/28/23 Boston Celtics BOS 23 28 27 33 111 Over
Washington Wizards WAS 29 35 35 31 130
11/27/22 Washington Wizards WAS 26 29 33 33 121 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 35 37 41 17 130
10/30/22 Washington Wizards WAS 15 32 21 26 94 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 34 24 29 25 112
04/03/22 Washington Wizards WAS 22 37 20 23 102 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 35 35 34 40 144
01/23/22 Boston Celtics BOS 31 29 31 25 116 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 25 20 24 18 87
10/30/21 Boston Celtics BOS 20 27 26 30 63 112 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 25 28 23 27 66 115
10/27/21 Washington Wizards WAS 24 38 25 29 116 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 19 33 34 21 107

Celtics Vs Over/Under

Wizards Vs Over/Under

Celtics Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/14 @ PHX 127-112W 33 31 8 89
03/12 vs UTA 123-107W 46 25 8 92
03/11 vs POR 121-97W 45 34 3 100
03/09 vs PHX 117-107W 43 29 12 95
03/07 vs DEN 109-115L 47 24 12 91
03/05 vs CLE 104-105L 53 24 13 93
03/03 @ GSW 140-88W 51 35 7 96
03/01 @ DAL 138-110W 47 33 9 94
02/27 @ PHI 117-99W 56 21 14 74
02/24 vs NYK 116-102W 36 27 7 82

Wizards Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/16 vs CHI 98-127L 32 27 15 84
03/14 vs HOU 119-135L 32 29 13 93
03/12 vs MEM 97-94W 28 26 13 78
03/10 vs MIA 110-108W 40 35 15 81
03/08 @ CHA 112-100W 54 25 11 89
03/06 @ ORL 109-119L 35 26 9 88
03/04 vs UTA 115-127L 43 26 15 94
03/01 vs LAC 115-140L 39 29 9 98
02/29 vs LAL 131-134L 45 35 15 102
02/27 @ GSW 112-125L 41 34 20 94

Starting Lineups

Celtics Notable Injuries

  • Kristaps Porzingis (PF/C): Avg: 20.4pts, 7.1reb, 2.0ast, 29.9 minutes. Last game: 03/07/24. Impact: 6.8
  • Derrick White (PG/SG): Avg: 15.1pts, 4.2reb, 5.0ast, 32.3 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 5.8
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): Avg: 2.7pts, 1.0reb, 0.5ast, 7.7 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 1.2
  • JD Davison (PG): Avg: 1.2pts, 0.5reb, 0.0ast, 1.5 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.7

Wizards Notable Injuries

  • Marvin Bagley III (C): Avg: 11.4pts, 6.1reb, 1.2ast, 20.8 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 4.7
  • Landry Shamet (SG/SF): Avg: 7.1pts, 1.3reb, 1.2ast, 15.7 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 1.6

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #29 #28 #15 #22 6.6%
PF #5 #9 #2 #2 -15.3%
PG #27 #6 #6 #12 -3.4%
SF #1 #5 #13 #1 -39.8%
SG #3 #12 #9 #2 -11.4%

Wizards Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #27 #23 #18 #20 4.5%
PF #26 #28 #24 #30 13.9%
PG #20 #22 #18 #26 9.7%
SF #28 #22 #21 #25 10.5%
SG #22 #29 #27 #27 8.4%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
121.9
110.7
Rebounds per Game
44.8
39.4
Assists per Game
28.2
28.5
Steals per Game
7.5
7.8
Blocks per Game
6.9
4.2
Shots per Game
90.0
92.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
17.3
12.7
2-Pt Percentage per Game
57.4
52.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
42.2
34.4
Turnovers per Game
9.6
13.2
Fouls per Game
14.9
17.9

Recent Trends

  • Bilal Coulibaly (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 59.2% to 32.2, 20.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Sam Hauser (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 110.4% to 29.6, 14.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Richaun Holmes (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 183.8% to 29.0, 10.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Al Horford (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 59.9% to 31.6, 19.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Corey Kispert (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 67.5% to 30.6, 18.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Luke Kornet (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 32.4% to 20.3, 15.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Livers (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 45.2% to 16.2, 29.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Payton Pritchard (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 61.1% to 24.7, 15.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Landry Shamet (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 38.1% to 13.6, 22.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Xavier Tillman (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 63.0% to 19.3, 11.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Celtics have a 3-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 4-game winning streak.

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