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Clippers vs. Celtics Picks and Predictions for the NBA Game on December 09, 2021

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On December 09, 2021, the Clippers will take on the Celtics in an NBA game in Los Angeles, CA at Staples Center, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.

Introduction to the Clippers vs. Celtics betting tip and prediction

The Western Conference and Eastern Conference collide in this NBA matchup on December 09, 2021, at 03:30. Clippers and Celtics are a pick’em for this contest.. The previous game between these two teams was a pick’em and Clippers won, 117-112.

Entering this game, the Clippers are 1600 to win the NBA Finals while the Celtics are 4000. In terms of conference championship odds, Clippers are to win its conference, and Celtics’ odds stand at 2000. For the team’s respective divisions, the Clippers are 800 to win the Pacific Division, meanwhile, the Celtics’ odds to win the Atlantic Division are 1000.

We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2021-2022 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Clippers are making 35.2 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Celtics are converting on 33.8 percent of their 3-pointers. Clippers are attempting 42 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Celtics are taking 41 percent of its field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.

Los Angeles Clippers

How are the Clippers playing this season?

The Clippers come into this game with a 13-12 record, and they are currently 5th in the Western Conference standings. The Clippers are 4-6 in their last 10 games.

Did the Clippers win their most recent game?

Yes, Clippers defeated the Trail Blazers, 102-90. Paul George scored 32 points in the victory.

Best scorer for the Clippers

The leading scorer for the Clippers this season is Paul George, who is averaging 25 points per game. In the last game he scored 43 points in DraftKings and 44.6 fantasy points in FanDuel.

Other Team Leaders for the Clippers

Coming into the December 09, 2021 contest, Ivica Zubac leads the Clippers with 8.1 rebounds per game. In the last match he made 20 points in DraftKings and 23.2 fantasy points in FanDuel. Paul George has a team-high 5.4 assists per game. He scored 43 DraftKings points and 44.6 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Clippers is Paul George (1.8 steals per game). He has 43 DraftKings fantasy points and 44.6 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Isaiah Hartenstein is leading the way for the Clippers with 1.2 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 14.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 18.5 FanDuel fantasy points per game.

Clippers Team Analysis

The Clippers’ point differential this season is 1.01 points, which ranks 11th in the NBA. They are averaging 105.7 points per game while allowing 104.4 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, Clippers are making 12.8 shots per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Clippers are making 14.7 per game, which ranks 6th in the NBA.

Projected Clippers Starting Lineup and Injuries

In their last meeting against the Celtics, the Clippers’ starting lineup consisted of Patrick Beverley, Paul George, Serge Ibaka, Nicolas Batum , and Kawhi Leonard. For the upcoming matchup, Clippers has the following injuries: Nicolas Batum is out (illness), Amir Coffey is questionable (undisclosed), Kawhi Leonard is out (knee) and Jason Preston is questionable (foot).

Boston Celtics

How are the Celtics playing this season?

The Celtics head this game with a 13-12 record, and they are currently 10th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Celtics are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

Did the Celtics win their most recent game?

No, Celtics came up short against the Lakers, 117-102. Kemba Walker scored 25 points in the loss.

Best scorer for the Celtics

The leading scorer for the Celtics this season is Jayson Tatum, who is averaging 25.5 points per game. Jayson Tatum also leads the team in minutes played per game with 21.83.

Other Team Leaders for the Celtics

Jayson Tatum is leading the way with 8.8 rebounds per game. Marcus Smart is dishing out a team-high 5.5 assists per game. In terms of steals, Celtics’ leader is Marcus Smart with 2.1 steals per game. The blocks leader for the Celtics is Robert Williams III, who is sending back 1.8 shots per game.

Celtics Team Analysis

The Celtics’ point differential this season is 1.02 points, which ranks 10th in the NBA. They are averaging 108.6 points per game while allowing 106.9 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, Celtics are making 12.2 shots per game, which ranks 18th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Celtics are making 17.7 per game, which ranks 30th in the NBA.

Projected Celtics’ Starting Lineup and Injuries

In their last meeting against the Clippers, the Celtics’ starting five was Kemba Walker, Javonte Green, Tristan Thompson, Daniel Theis , and Jayson Tatum. For the upcoming matchup, Celtics has the following injuries: Jaylen Brown is questionable (conditioning), Al Horford is probable (back), and Romeo Langford is probable (ankle).

Bet suggestions for this game

Spread betting suggestion

According to Vegas, it is a toss-up for the Clippers and Celtics game. Although it is a pick’em, the suggestion is to bet at the Celtics.

Money Line betting suggestion

Clippers are a 0 money line favorite for the game against Celtics, and the suggestion is to pick the Celtics.

Over/Under betting suggestion

The over/under for the Clippers and Celtics is 0 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.

Will there be Overtime?

The Clippers and Celtics have combined for an impressive 5 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.

Clippers vs Celtics betting tip: FAQs

When does the game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics take place?

The game will be played on December 09, 2021.

Where will the Clippers and Celtics be playing?

The contest will take place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

How have the teams been playing this season?

The Clippers have a 13-12 record thus far this season, they are the 5th seed in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Celtics are 13-12, they own the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference.

What was the previous result between the teams?

The last time that the Clippers and Celtics played, Clippers won, 117-112.

Which team is favored for the upcoming contest?

This Clippers and Celtics game is a pick’em. In the previous meeting, the Clippers were a 0 point favorites. They won the game against Celtics, 117-112.

Which is the over/under for the game?

The over/under is 0 points for the December 09, 2021 game.

When do the Clippers and Celtics next face each other?

The matchup on December 09, 2021, is the first game between the Clippers and Celtics this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on December 30, 2021 at the TD Garden.

Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?

The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365, and you can check out great betting tips here.

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