Dallas Mavericks at Boston Celtics Matchup 3/1/2024

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DAL 110 @ BOS 138

TD Garden, Final

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DAL 110 @ BOS 138

TD Garden, Final

In a game featuring two of the brightest stars in the NBA, Tatum and the Boston Celtics (46-12) will face Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (34-25) on March 1, 2024 at TD Garden. The Celtics are big favorites, by 8.5 points. The matchup has a point total of 237.5.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Dallas Mavericks Mavericks
83
+8 (-110)
+8.5 (-110)
237.5 pts
237 pts
+270
+300
line-movement
Boston Celtics Celtics
85
-8 (-110)
-8.5 (-110)
-340
-380

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
31-28-1 15-16-0 16-12-1
29-30-0 16-15-0 13-15-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-1-1 2-1-1 0-0-0
220.5 to 225 2-3-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 7-5-0 3-0-0 4-5-0
225.5 to 229 6-4-0 1-3-0 5-1-0 7-5-2 6-3-0 1-2-2
229.5 to 235 6-5-0 3-5-0 3-0-0 5-6-0 2-4-0 3-2-0
235.5 to 240 8-8-0 6-4-0 2-4-0 6-4-0 4-3-0 2-1-0
240.5 and over 10-8-0 3-4-0 7-4-0 3-5-0 0-2-0 3-3-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
32-28-0 14-17-0 18-11-0
30-26-3 17-13-1 13-13-2
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 4-3-0 3-2-0 1-1-0 9-7-0 9-7-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 2-4-0 2-1-0 0-3-0 7-4-1 7-4-1 0-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 6-7-0 2-6-0 4-1-0 2-2-0 1-2-0 1-0-0
-0.5 to -3 3-4-0 2-1-0 1-3-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
0 to 3 6-5-0 2-4-0 4-1-0 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0
+3.5 to +6.5 10-5-0 3-3-0 7-2-0 5-5-0 0-0-0 5-5-0
+7 to +10 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 4-3-2 0-0-0 4-3-2
+10.5 or more 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 16-12 57.1% 64.3 117.2
Underdog 9-16 36% 44 116.1
After Win 15-14 51.7% 51.7 115.9
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 27-3 90% 55 122.4
Favorite 45-11 80.4% 52.7 120.6
After Win 33-12 73.3% 44.4 118.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
117.7 30.3 29.8 28.7 28.9
111.4 28.2 28.9 28.5 25.8
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.3 28.2 28.6 26.8 26.7
109.4 26.9 27.8 27.9 26.8
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
107.7 27.6 27.3 27.8 25
114.1 29.8 28.8 29.2 26.3
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.5 27.4 28 28.8 26.3
102.9 25.6 26.4 26.8 24.1

Dallas Mavericks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/29/24 DAL 136 @ TOR 125 +3.5 241 54.2% 21 11 34.9% 14 46.9% 30 12 37.1% 11
2/28/24 DAL 119 @ CLE 121 -4 230.5 52.7% 15 5 42.4% 5 53% 18 9 50% 16
2/10/24 DAL 146 vs OKC 111 +1 239 58.2% 33 11 39.5% 12 38.8% 21 12 36.2% 10
2/9/24 DAL 122 @ NY 108 +6 228 52.4% 23 6 42.9% 8 44.7% 11 14 37.8% 14
2/6/24 DAL 118 @ PHI 102 +3 243 48.3% 23 8 39.5% 9 43% 20 16 27.6% 11

Boston Celtics Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 BOS 117 vs PHI 99 -11.5 231.5 52.7% 37 9 22.7% 14 39.4% 12 8 33.3% 9
2/14/24 BOS 118 @ BKN 110 +8 226.5 51.8% 23 7 40.5% 13 49.4% 26 7 45.5% 12
2/11/24 BOS 110 @ MIA 106 +8 225 50.6% 17 6 41% 9 41.2% 15 14 30% 7
2/8/24 BOS 125 vs ATL 117 -12 244 52.7% 11 6 34.7% 14 42.2% 20 13 31.7% 9
2/4/24 BOS 131 vs MEM 91 -19.5 219 48.5% 18 17 37.3% 10 38% 12 16 28.9% 19

Mavericks vs. Celtics Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 1, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Favorite: Celtics (-8.5)
  • Total: 237.5

Mavericks vs. Celtics Matchup Statistics

  • The 120.7 points per game the Celtics put up are only 3.1 more points than the Mavericks give up (117.6).
  • The Celtics average 120.7 points per game (fourth in the league) while allowing 110.2 per contest (fifth in the NBA). They have a +605 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 10.5 points per game.
  • The Mavericks are outscoring opponents by 1.3 points per game, with a +75 scoring differential overall. They put up 118.9 points per game (seventh in NBA) and give up 117.6 per outing (20th in league).
  • At home, Boston is putting up 3.5 more points per game (122.4) than it is on the road (118.9).
  • At home Dallas is putting up 120.5 points per game, 3.3 more than it is averaging on the road (117.2).
  • In their last 10 games, the Celtics have been scoring 122 points per contest, an average that's slightly higher than the 120.7 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 season.
  • The Mavericks have fared better offensively over their previous 10 games, scoring 122.2 points per contest, 3.3 more than their season average of 118.9.

Mavericks vs. Celtics Previous Meetings

Celtics vs Mavericks (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/22/2024 Celtics -2.5 240.5 -135 +114 119-110 BOS
1/5/2023 Celtics -3 230.5 -150 +130 124-95 BOS
11/23/2022 Celtics -6 221.5 -215 +185 125-112 BOS

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 27 points, 8.5 boards and 4.9 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown's numbers on the season are 22.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game, shooting 49.9% from the field and 34.7% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2 made 3-pointers.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.6 points, 3.9 boards and 4.8 assists per contest, shooting 46.7% from the field and 40% from downtown, with an average of 2.7 made 3-pointers.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 13 points, 4.8 assists and 5.7 rebounds.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.2 points, 1.9 assists and 6.9 rebounds.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic averages 34.4 points for the Mavericks, plus 8.8 rebounds and 9.7 assists.
  • Kyrie Irving averages 25.9 points, 5.1 boards and 5.2 assists. He is also making 49.5% of his shots from the field and 42.5% from 3-point range, with 3 treys per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.'s numbers on the season are 16.8 points, 3.6 boards and 1.7 assists per contest. He is draining 41.2% of his shots from the field and 36.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3.1 triples (10th in league).
  • The Mavericks are getting 10.9 points, 8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game from Daniel Gafford.
  • Per game, P.J. Washington gives the Mavericks 13.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists, plus 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocks.

Mavericks vs. Celtics Injury Report

  • Celtics Injuries: Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee)
  • Mavericks Injuries: Luka Doncic: Questionable (Ankle/Nose)