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Boston Welcomes Oklahoma City, Aiming for 60th Win of the Season

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Apr 3, 2024

The Oklahoma City Thunder (52-23, third in the Western Conference) will be facing off against the Boston Celtics (59-16, first in the Eastern Conference) in Boston on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. The FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE has the Celtics favored by -8.5 with an over/under of 230 points.

Boston will be looking to secure its 60th win of the season as they host the Thunder. The Celtics have an impressive home record of 32-3, and they excel in fast break points, averaging 15.2 per game led by Jaylen Brown with 4.4. On the other hand, the Thunder have a road record of 23-15 and rank eighth in the league with 15.6 fast break points per game led by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 3.5.

The Celtics are known for their three-point shooting, averaging 16.6 made shots per game, which is significantly higher than the 13.4 per game the Thunder allow. Boston’s opponents shoot 45.3% from the field, while the Thunder have a 49.9% field goal percentage.

This will be the second meeting between the two teams this season, with the Thunder winning the first matchup 127-123 on Jan. 3. Jayson Tatum is a key player for the Celtics, averaging 27.2 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game. Chet Holmgren leads the Thunder with an average of 16.7 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks.

In the last 10 games, the Celtics have a record of 8-2, averaging 121.3 points per game, while the Thunder are 7-3, averaging 117.0 points per game. Both teams have been playing well recently, making this matchup an exciting one to watch.

By editor

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