Celtics vs Kings: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 19, 2021

Written By Staff on March 19, 2021

The Boston Celtics (20-19) are favored by  against the Sacramento Kings (16-24) on Friday, March 19 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on NBCS-BOS. The over/under in the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 19, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Celtics vs Kings Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 19

Romeo Langford: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Tristan Thompson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Marvin Bagley III: Out (Hand),
Chimezie Metu: Out (Wrist)

Celtics and Kings Records ATS

  • Boston has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 18-21 against the spread.
  • The Celtics are 3-7 against the spread this season when they are at least a 7-point favorite.
  • Boston and its opponents have hit the over in 22 of 39 games this season (56.4%).
  • Sacramento has a 17-23 record ATS this season.
  • When they play as at least a 7-point underdog, the Kings tend to have trouble covering with only a 0-2 record against the spread.
  • 37.5% of Sacramento’s 40 games this season have stayed under the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Kings got a team-high 26 points out of De’Aaron Fox on the way to a 116-111 win against Jayson Tatum (27 points) and the Celtics in their most recent matchup on February 3, 2021. The Kings were 1-point favorites in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams put up a total of 227 total points to go over the 224-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/3/2021 Kings Kings -1 224 -115 -105 Regular Season 116-111 SAC
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Scoring Trends

  • Boston’s games this year have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup over/under (235 points) in 23.1% of opportunities (nine out of 39 matchups).
  • 22 Sacramento games this year (55% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Friday’s over/under of 235 points.
  • This season the average total for Celtics games is 223.7 points, 11.3 fewer than the over/under of 235 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is the same as the average over/under in Kings’ games this season (235 points).
  • The Celtics have an average implied point total of 113.1 this season, which is 7.9 points lower than their implied total in Friday’s game (121).
  • So far this season, Boston has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (121) nine times.
  • The 117.6-point average implied total on the season for the Kings is 3.6 more points than the team’s 114-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Sacramento has scored more than 114 points in 24 games on the season.
  • The Celtics are the NBA’s 19th-highest scoring team (112.3 PPG), while the Kings allow their opponents the most points per game (120) in the league.
  • The Celtics have out-scored their opponents by a total of 38 points this season (0.9 points per game on average), and opponents of the Kings have out-scored them by 202 more points on the year (five per game).

Celtics Leaders

  • Tatum leads the Celtics in scoring, averaging 25.3 points per game.
  • Tatum’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 38.5, 2.0 greater than his season average of 36.5.
  • Boston is led in rebounding by Tristan Thompson’s 8.4 rebounds per game and assisting by Marcus Smart’s 5.3 assists per game .
  • Smart’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 22.5, 1.7 greater than his season average of 20.8.
  • The Celtics are led by Kemba Walker from long distance. He connects on 2.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Smart leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Robert Williams III collects 1.8 blocks an outing to pace Boston.
  • Smart’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals less than his season average of 1.6.

Kings Leaders

  • Fox holds the top spot on the Kings scoring and assist lists, putting up 23.7 points and 7.6 assists per game.
  • Fox’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is listed at 35.5, 0.8 higher than his season average of 34.7.
  • Richaun Holmes’ 8.6 rebounds per game paces Sacramento’s rebounding effort. He also adds 13.7 points per game.
  • Holmes’ rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 9.5 rebounds, 0.9 rebounds higher than his season average of 8.6.
  • Buddy Hield leads the Kings in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.9 made threes per game.
  • Hield’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 4.5, 0.6 shots greater than his season average of 3.9.
  • Tyrese Haliburton is at the top of Sacramento’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Holmes leads the squad in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Haliburton’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.


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