Nuggets vs Celtics: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 11, 2021

Written By Staff on April 11, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

Jayson Tatum leads the Boston Celtics (27-26) into a matchup against the Denver Nuggets (34-18) after going off for 53 points in a 145-136 win over the Timberwolves. The Nuggets are 6.5-point favorites in the game on Sunday, April 11, 2021, which starts at 3:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup’s over/under is set at 223.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 11, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Celtics Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 11

Nuggets:
Jamal Murray: Day To Day (Knee),
Shaquille Harrison: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Celtics:
Jaylen Brown: Day To Day (Knee),
Jayson Tatum: Day To Day (Illness),
Evan Fournier: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Nuggets and Celtics Records ATS

  • Denver has a 26-26 ATS record this season.
  • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Nuggets are 10-9 against the spread this season.
  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in 30 of 52 games this season (57.7%).
  • Boston holds a losing record ATS this season with 25 wins and 28 losses ATS.
  • For the 17th time this season, the Celtics are at least a 6.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 8-8 against the spread.
  • 49.1% of Boston’s 53 games this season have reached the over/under.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/16/2021 Celtics Celtics -2 222.5 -130 108 Regular Season 112-99 BOS

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Scoring Trends

  • Denver’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday’s matchup over/under (223.5 points) in 29 out of 52 opportunities (55.8% of matchups).
  • 28 Boston games this year (52.8% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Sunday’s point total of 223.5 points.
  • The Nuggets have seen a 225.7 average over/under in their games this season, 2.2 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Celtics’ games have an over/under of 223.3 points this season, 0.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The Nuggets’ average implied point total this season is 0.4 fewer points than their implied total in Sunday’s game (114.6 implied points on average compared to 115 implied points in this game).
  • Denver has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) 28 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Celtics (113.5) is 4.5 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (109).
  • This season, Boston has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points 37 times.
  • The Nuggets are at the fourth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (115.6 PPG), while the Celtics allow the 10th-fewest points per game (110.8) in the league.
  • The Nuggets have put up a total of 287 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 5.5 per game), and the Celtics have out-scored opponents by 90 points on the season (1.7 more per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • The Nuggets points, rebounds and assists leader is Nikola Jokic. He averages 26.3 points per game and adds 10.9 rebounds and 8.8 assists.
  • Jokic’s assists prop total for the game is listed at 7.5 assists, 1.3 assists less than his season average of 8.8.
  • Jamal Murray is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, knocking down 2.7 per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Denver’s blocks leader is JaVale McGee, who collects 1.2 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.5 steals a contest.
  • Jokic’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 1.0 steal less than his season average of 1.5.

Celtics Leaders

  • Tatum owns the Celtics top spot in scoring with 25.7 points per game and also tacks on 7.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists per contest.
  • Tatum’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 27.5, 1.8 points higher than his season average of 25.7.
  • The Boston leaders in rebounds and assists are Tristan Thompson (8.3 rebounds per game) and Marcus Smart (5.6 assists per game).
  • Thompson’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 14.5, 2.7 lower than his season average of 17.2.
  • Tatum leads the Celtics in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.9 made threes per game.
  • Tatum’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.6 shots higher than his season average of 2.9.
  • Nobody on Boston grabs more steals than Smart (1.5 per game) or blocks more shots than Robert Williams III (1.8 per game).
  • Williams’ blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.7 blocks higher than his season average of 1.8.

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