Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz (33-36) are 3.5-point underdogs against Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics (49-22) Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Vivint Arena. The matchup begins at 9:00 PM ET on SportsNet RM and NBCS-BOS.

Celtics vs. Jazz Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: SportsNet RM and NBCS-BOS
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Venue: Vivint Arena

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Celtics vs. Jazz Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Celtics 118 - Jazz 114

Spread & Total Prediction for Celtics vs. Jazz

  • Pick ATS: Celtics (- 3.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (233)
  • The Jazz (38-31-0 ATS) have covered the spread 50.7% of the time, 4.4% more often than the Celtics (36-32-3) this year.
  • Utah covers the spread when it is a 3.5-point underdog or more 74.1% of the time. That's more often than Boston covers as a favorite of 3.5 or more (44.4%).
  • Boston's games have gone over the total 52.1% of the time this season (37 out of 71), less often than Utah's games have (39 out of 69).
  • The Celtics have a .712 winning percentage as a moneyline favorite (47-19) this season while the Jazz have a .444 winning percentage as a moneyline underdog (16-20).

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Celtics Performance Insights

  • Boston sports a top-five offense this year, ranking fourth-best in the league with 117.6 points per game. On defense, it ranks seventh with 112.2 points allowed per contest.
  • The Celtics rank seventh in the NBA with 26.3 assists per contest.
  • The Celtics own a 37.5% three-point percentage this season (seventh-ranked in NBA), but they've really shined by making 15.8 treys per game (second-best).
  • Boston has taken 52.4% two-pointers and 47.6% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team's baskets, 62.2% are two-pointers and 37.8% are three-pointers.

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