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The Brooklyn Nets put an impressive road record on the line in a tough spot on Wednesday. Brooklyn is 7-2 on the road and 13-5 overall this season, and the Nets will visit the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Boston is 10-8 overall and 5-3 at home. Jaylen Brown (reconditioning), Robert Williams III (illness) and Josh Richardson (illness) are questionable playing for the Celtics. Kyrie Irving remains out for Brooklyn, with Joe Harris (ankle), Bruce Brown (hamstrings) and Nicolas Claxton (illness) also for the Nets.

Caesars Sportsbook lists Brooklyn as a favorite on the road, and kick off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. AND. The total number of points that Vegas thinks it will be scored, or under, is 216 in the last odds. Before making any Nets vs Celtics picks and NBA predictions, see what SportsLine’s advanced computer model has to say.

The SportsLine projection model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has grossed over $ 9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three seasons and more. The model enters week 6 of the 2021-22 NBA season with over $ 1,200 on all of the top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a superb 115-76 record on the NBA’s top picks against the spread dating back to last season. Anyone who follows him has seen huge returns.

Now the model has set his sights on Nets against Celtics. You can go to SportsLine to see his choices. Now here are several NBA odds, betting lines and trends for Celtics vs Nets:

Brooklyn’s defense has been one of the defining stories of the season, with the Nets placing in the NBA’s top 10 in terms of defensive efficiency. Opponents are just scoring 105.5 points per 100 possessions against Brooklyn this season, and that includes 42.8% from shots and just 31.1% from three-pointers. The Nets are also in the top six teams for allowed assists (21.7 per game), and Brooklyn faces a Boston team that is below par in overall shooting efficiency with 44.3 percent off the floor. and 33.3% of the three-point distance.

The Nets are very explosive in attack, with Kevin Durant and James Harden in the lead. Durant is averaging 28.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game, with Harden adding 20.8 points, 9.1 assists and 7.6 rebounds per game this season. Few teams can match that double firepower, with the Nets also shooting 37.6% from three points to lead the NBA.

Boston is very strong defensively, allowing just 105.3 points per 100 possessions. The Celtics are No. 6 in the NBA in defensive efficiency, with a leading defensive rebound rate of 79%. Opponents are shooting just 43.4 percent from the floor against Boston, with the Celtics only giving up 21.2 assists per game. Boston is above average in steals (7.9 per game) and blocks (5.7 per game), and Brooklyn is currently the worst offensive rebounding team in the NBA.

In contrast, Jayson Tatum leads the way averaging 25.7 points and 8.4 rebounds per game, and Boston is in the top seven for free throw attempts (20.7 per game) and accuracy. free throws (80.6%). The Celtics are handling the ball at a high level, committing to turnover on just 12.5% ​​of possessions, and Brooklyn has only 13.4 turnover per game in 2021-22.

The SportsLine model looks at the total, with three players projected to score over 22 points. The model also indicates that one side of the spread hits in almost 60% of simulations. You can only get the choice at SportsLine. So who wins the Celtics against the Nets? And which side of the gap is nearly 60% of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Nets vs Celtics spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model who crushed his NBA picks, and find out.

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