Boston Celtics (38-27) welcome Brooklyn Nets (32-32) at the TD Garden in Boston on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 11:30 PM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets: Match Details
Date: Sunday, March 6, 2022
Time: 11:30 PM IST OR 1:00 PM ET
Location: TD Garden, Boston
Boston Celtics have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWLWW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
Brooklyn Nets have been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won once, losing four times (LWLLL). They are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
The Celtics currently sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. While the Nets are positioned three places below them, in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on February 25, 2022 and it ended in a 129-106 win for the Celtics away in Brooklyn. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Boston Celtics– Jayson Tatum
Jayson Tatum has been the standout player for Boston this season.
The Celtics scoring leader is Tatum, who averages 26.0 points per contest to go with 8.3 rebounds (second-most) and 4.2 assists (third-most).
Boston also get the most three-point shooting production out of Tatum, who makes 2.8 threes per game.
Brooklyn Nets– Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant made his long return from injury and put up 31 points in the 6 point loss to Miami Heat yesterday.
The Nets scoring leader is Durant, who averages 29.3 points per game to go with 7.3 rebounds (third-most) and 5.7 assists (second-most).
Brooklyn would definitely become a stronger side after the return of Durant.
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets: Key Points
- Boston is 22-11 at home, while Brooklyn is 19-14 away.
- Patty Mills of the Nets is fourth in the NBA this season for 3-pointers made at 193.
- Celtics’ Robert Williams III has made the second-highest Blocks per game (2.2) this NBA season.
- It’s been more than five weeks since Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving played together.
- Brooklyn has won 4 of the last 6 head-to-head, but the Celtics have won the last 2.
Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets: Match Prediction
Brooklyn Nets are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Boston Celtics, especially because of their recent good form and the poor current form of the Nets. However, one should not ignore the possibility of Brooklyn posing a serious challenge to the hosts after the return of their superstars.
Predicted Winner: Boston Celtics
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.