Thunder vs Celtics Game Breakdown & Projections – Wed, Apr 3rd 2024

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Oklahoma City Thunder

Thunder

52W-23L

Oklahoma City Thunder

April 03, 2024

07:30PM EST

Odds: 232.0 o/u

Celtics

59W-16L

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics

Hold onto your hats folks, because tonight’s NBA showdown is the stuff of legends! We’re talking the thunderous Oklahoma City Thunder, with a record of 52W-23L, marching into the lion’s den, the TD Garden, to face off against the blistering hot 59W-16L Boston Celtics. The clock’s ticking down to a 07:30PM EST tipoff, and the tension’s thick enough to slice with a knife. The Thunder are just a half-step behind in the Western conference, while the Celtics are sitting pretty at the top of the Eastern conference. The betting lines are buzzing, with an over/under at 232.0, the Thunder line at 8.0, and the Celtics line at -8.0. Here’s the kicker: the Celtics are riding high from a 118-104 triumph against CHA, while the Thunder are looking to bounce back from a 105-109 stumble against PHI. So, get ready for a night where the Thunder will try to strike and the Celtics aim to weave their magic on the court!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 03, 2024 07:30PM EST
Location: TD Garden, Boston

Vegas Odds

OKL ML BOS ML Over/Under Line
Open +280 -360 228.0 8.0/-8.0
Recent +220 -270 232.0 9.0/-9.0
Difference -60 +90 +4.0

Team Performance

okl Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
22W-16L

31.2% Win Probability

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
HOME
31W-3L

68.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/02/24 Boston Celtics BOS 29 32 25 37 123 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 31 27 40 29 127
01/03/23 Boston Celtics BOS 33 21 37 26 117 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 34 40 48 28 150
11/14/22 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 35 34 27 26 122 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 32 30 27 37 126
03/21/22 Boston Celtics BOS 38 27 43 24 132 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 21 30 33 39 123
11/20/21 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 23 22 29 31 105 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 30 28 31 22 111

Thunder Vs Over/Under

Celtics Vs Over/Under

Thunder Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/02 vs PHI 105-109L 43 30 14 87
03/31 vs NYK 113-112W 43 29 12 82
03/29 @ PHX 128-103W 38 33 10 87
03/27 @ HOU 126-132L 49 26 19 96
03/26 vs NOP 119-112W 45 28 12 86
03/24 vs MIL 93-118L 37 20 12 89
03/22 vs TOR 123-105W 46 27 15 96
03/20 @ UTA 119-107W 45 29 10 88
03/16 vs MEM 118-112W 45 25 11 87
03/14 @ DAL 126-119W 34 28 13 86

Celtics Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/01 vs CHA 118-104W 51 28 10 89
03/30 vs NOP 104-92W 51 27 12 82
03/28 vs ATL 122-123L 43 28 12 94
03/25 vs ATL 118-120L 38 21 7 95
03/23 vs CHI 124-113W 41 28 12 86
03/22 vs DET 129-102W 35 31 7 89
03/20 @ MIL 122-119W 37 25 9 85
03/18 @ DET 119-94W 53 30 9 95
03/17 vs WAS 130-104W 43 30 14 87
03/14 @ PHX 127-112W 33 31 8 89

Starting Lineups

Thunder Notable Injuries

  • Bismack Biyombo (C): Avg: 4.3pts, 5.2reb, 1.4ast, 20.5 minutes. Last game: 03/29/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Jaylin Williams GTD (C): Avg: 3.9pts, 3.4reb, 1.5ast, 12.9 minutes. Last game: 04/02/24. Impact: 2.6
  • Mike Muscala (C): Avg: 3.2pts, 2.4reb, 0.7ast, 11.7 minutes. Last game: 04/02/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Ousmane Dieng (PF): Avg: 3.8pts, 1.7reb, 1.1ast, 11.0 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 1.2
  • Lindy Waters III (SG): Avg: 2.7pts, 1.0reb, 0.5ast, 6.5 minutes. Last game: 04/02/24. Impact: 0.9

Celtics Notable Injuries

  • Neemias Queta (C): Avg: 4.2pts, 3.8reb, 0.4ast, 10.9 minutes. Last game: 03/22/24. Impact: 1.9
  • Jaden Springer (SG/SF): Avg: 3.2pts, 1.5reb, 0.9ast, 10.0 minutes. Last game: 03/25/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): Avg: 3.1pts, 1.1reb, 0.6ast, 8.7 minutes. Last game: 04/01/24. Impact: 1.3
  • Jordan Walsh (SF): Avg: 1.0pts, 2.2reb, 0.7ast, 6.7 minutes. Last game: 03/22/24. Impact: 0.9
  • JD Davison (PG): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.4reb, 0.2ast, 1.8 minutes. Last game: 03/22/24. Impact: 0.8

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.

Thunder Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #12 #1 #24 #4 -11.0%
PF #19 #27 #23 #22 4.7%
PG #12 #27 #16 #17 2.7%
SF #26 #22 #24 #25 12.3%
SG #16 #16 #13 #16 -1.5%

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #21 #18 #23 #14 -1.2%
PF #12 #20 #3 #9 -4.8%
PG #17 #18 #26 #21 6.6%
SF #11 #8 #14 #6 -15.9%
SG #7 #7 #7 #3 -9.5%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
115.5
119.1
Rebounds per Game
42.7
43.9
Assists per Game
27.1
27.7
Steals per Game
8.5
6.9
Blocks per Game
6.1
6.0
Shots per Game
88.8
90.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.4
17.4
2-Pt Percentage per Game
56.5
55.5
3-Pt Percentage per Game
37.4
40.2
Turnovers per Game
12.5
9.9
Fouls per Game
18.4
14.1

Recent Trends

  • Oshae Brissett (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 39.1% to 13.6, 22.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Luke Kornet (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 37.0% to 12.0, 19.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Payton Pritchard (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 35.6% to 21.2, 33.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Aaron Wiggins (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.4% to 24.1, 18.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jaylin Williams (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 69.5% to 20.4, 12.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Celtics have a 2-game winning streak at home.
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