Oklahoma City Thunder (6-7) vs. Boston Celtics (10-3)
November 14, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Boston Celtics -11; Over/Under: +227.5
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics meet Monday in NBA action at the TD Garden. The Oklahoma City Thunder The Boston Celtics look to build on their 6-game winning streak.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 111.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 114 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 31.6 points and 5.6 assists, while Josh Giddey is averaging 13.5 points and 5 assists. Luguentz Dort is the third double-digit scorer and Tre Mann is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.
The Boston Celtics are averaging 119.5 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 113.5 points on 46 percent shooting. Jayson Tatum is averaging 32.3 points and 7.2 rebounds, while Jaylen Brown is averaging 25.3 points and 3.3 assists. Malcolm Brogdon is the third double-digit scorer and Al Horford is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 84.3 percent from the free throw line. The Boston Celtics are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game.
The Thunder are 30-13 ATS in their last 43 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 6-2 in Thunder last 8 overall. The over is 5-1-1 in Celtics last 7 overall. The Thunder are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Boston and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Boston Celtics have the ability to blow the doors off here, but their defense continues to be hit or miss, and this is a ton of points. Say what you want about the Oklahoma City Thunder, but they cover numbers at a high clip, especially on the road, and that’s all we care about in this line of work. In fact, OKC has covered 30 of its last 43 road games. Give me the points.