Boston Celtics vs. New Orleans Pelicans odds, tips and betting trends | November 18

The Boston Celtics (12-3) are carrying an eight-game winning streak into an away game against the New Orleans Pelicans (9-6), winners of three straight games. It begins Friday, November 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. ET (on BSNO and NBCS-BOS).

The Celtics are a 2.5 point favorite against the Pelicans when Celtics and Pelicans enter the court. Matchup total score is fixed at 227.

Celtics vs Pelicans betting odds

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  • Spread: Boston -2.5
  • In total: 227
  • money line: Boston -135, New Orleans +115

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Celtics at Pelicans odds, spreads and more


  • Select ATS: Pelicans (+2.5)
  • Select OE:

    About (227)

  • Forecast:
    Pelicans 116 – Celts 115

money line

  • Boston has been favorites in 15 games this season and has won 12 times (80%) in those competitions.
  • This year, Boston has won 11 of 13 games when listed on the moneyline at -135 or better.
  • Sportsbook, with the moneyline set for this matchup, has indicated that Boston has a 57.4% chance of winning.
  • New Orleans has been the underdog on the money line five times this season. NOLA finished those games 3-2.
  • New Orleans has a record of 3-1 in games played as a moneyline underdog at odds of +115 or more (75%).
  • Based on the moneyline of this matchup, New Orleans’ implied winning probability is 46.5%.

against the spread

  • The Celtics’ record 120.4 points per game is 8.3 points ahead of the Pelicans’ 112.1.
  • Boston is 6-5 against the spread and 9-2 overall if he scores more than 112.1 points.
  • Boston has a 9-2 record when it posts more than 112.1 points.
  • New Orleans is 8-3 against the spread and 9-2 overall when conceding under 120.4 points.
  • New Orleans has a 9-2 record when giving up less than 120.4 points.
  • The Pelicans’ 116.7 points per game is just 3.4 points more than the 113.3 the Celtics give to their opponents.
  • If it scores more than 113.3 points, New Orleans is 5-5 against the spread and 6-4 overall.
  • If it scores more than 113.3 points, New Orleans is 6-4.
  • Boston is 6-2 against the spread and 7-1 overall when giving up less than 116.7 points.
  • Boston is 7-1 if it concedes under 116.7 points.
  • The Celtics top the NBA’s scoring charts (120.4 PPG), while the Pelicans concede the 13th fewest points per game (112.1) in the league.
  • The New Orleans squad is currently the fifth-ranked scoring team in the NBA (116.7 PPG), while the Boston team is 15th in points allowed per game (113.3).
  • The Celtics have outscored their opponents by a total of 107 points this season (averaging 7.1 points per game), and the Pelicans have 70 more points than their opponents this year (4.6 per game).

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  • Boston’s average implied point total this year is 0.3 points more than the implied total in Friday’s game (115.3 implied points on average versus 115 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, Boston has surpassed 115 points ten times.
  • The year’s average implied total for New Orleans (116.7) is 4.7 points more than the team’s implied total in that matchup (112).

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How to watch Celtics vs Pelicans

  • Gameday: Friday, 11/18/2022
  • playing time: 5:30 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: BSNO and NBCS-BOS
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Arena: Smoothie King Center
  • TV channel: NBA League Pass
  • Live broadcast: Watch on fuboTV!

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