New Orleans Pelicans at Boston Celtics Matchup 1/29/2024

The Boston Celtics (35-11) host the New Orleans Pelicans (26-20) at TD Garden, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Monday, January 29, 2024. The Pelicans are 8-point underdogs in the game. The point total in the matchup is 234.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
New Orleans Pelicans Pelicans
76
+8 (-110)
+8 (-112)
232 pts
233.5 pts
+270
+250
line-movement
Boston Celtics Celtics
85
-8 (-110)
-8 (-108)
-340
-310

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
23-23-1 11-13-0 12-10-1
23-24-0 12-11-0 11-13-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 2-3-0 2-0-0 0-3-0 1-1-1 1-1-1 0-0-0
220.5 to 225 4-2-0 2-1-0 2-1-0 6-4-0 3-0-0 3-4-0
225.5 to 229 7-4-0 3-2-0 4-2-0 5-5-1 5-3-0 0-2-1
229.5 to 235 6-5-0 3-2-0 3-3-0 4-6-0 1-4-0 3-2-0
235.5 to 240 6-6-0 4-5-0 2-1-0 5-2-0 3-1-0 2-1-0
240.5 and over 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 3-3-0 0-0-0 3-3-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
26-21-0 14-10-0 12-11-0
24-21-2 13-9-1 11-12-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 2-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 6-4-0 6-4-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 2-5-0 1-3-0 1-2-0 6-3-1 6-3-1 0-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 9-4-0 4-2-0 5-2-0 2-2-0 1-2-0 1-0-0
-0.5 to -3 2-4-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
0 to 3 5-4-0 3-2-0 2-2-0 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0
+3.5 to +6.5 3-3-0 2-1-0 1-2-0 4-5-0 0-0-0 4-5-0
+7 to +10 3-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0 3-2-1 0-0-0 3-2-1
+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 12-10 54.5% 50 117.4
Underdog 11-10 52.4% 57.1 114.1
After Losses 11-8 57.9% 52.6 116.2
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 20-2 90.9% 61.4 121.7
Favorite 34-10 77.3% 54.5 120.1
After Losses 10-1 90.9% 68.2 123.5

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
118.3 30.3 29.8 29 29.2
107.9 27.4 27.8 27.8 24.9
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.3 26.6 26.6 29.1 28
110 29.2 27 27.3 26.5
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.7 27.5 25.7 29.5 27
114 29.4 28.3 28 28.3
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
111.5 27.8 28.2 29 26.5
99.7 24.6 25.4 26.2 23.5

New Orleans Pelicans Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
1/19/24 NO 109 vs PHO 123 -2 237.5 44.1% 23 9 23.8% 11 49.5% 21 7 36.6% 8
1/17/24 NO 132 vs CHA 112 -12 229 50% 23 16 53.2% 12 43.3% 18 15 42.2% 13
1/15/24 NO 120 @ DAL 125 +4.5 236.5 50.6% 41 8 30.4% 9 45.9% 35 13 41.9% 11
1/10/24 NO 141 @ GS 105 +2.5 235 57.4% 19 13 47.5% 11 43.8% 18 14 30.8% 17
1/7/24 NO 133 @ SAC 100 -4.5 233 61% 16 9 54.3% 16 41.8% 12 8 33.3% 9

Boston Celtics Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
1/27/24 BOS 96 vs LAC 115 -7 232 36% 16 18 25% 11 44.1% 18 15 25% 7
1/25/24 BOS 143 @ MIA 110 +8.5 223.5 63.8% 20 6 55% 11 44.7% 13 11 38.1% 4
1/22/24 BOS 119 @ DAL 110 +2.5 239 46.6% 30 5 32.6% 6 44.3% 14 10 35% 10
1/21/24 BOS 116 @ HOU 107 +11 226.5 43.9% 18 16 36.2% 16 43.6% 22 11 28.6% 15
1/19/24 BOS 100 vs DEN 102 -7 234 42.7% 14 12 31.8% 2 51.9% 13 10 25.8% 9

Pelicans vs. Celtics Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Monday, January 29, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS
  • Favorite: Celtics (-8)
  • Total: 234

Pelicans vs. Celtics Matchup Statistics

  • The 120.3 points per game the Celtics put up are 7.3 more points than the Pelicans give up (113).
  • The Celtics average 120.3 points per game (fourth in the league) while allowing 110.7 per contest (fourth in the NBA). They have a +440 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 9.6 points per game.
  • The Pelicans have a +170 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.7 points per game. They're putting up 116.7 points per game, 12th in the league, and are giving up 113 per outing to rank 13th in the NBA.
  • Boston is putting up 121.7 points per game at home. In road games, it is averaging 119 points per contest.
  • At home New Orleans is putting up 116.1 points per game, 1.3 fewer points than it is averaging away (117.4).
  • The Celtics' offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, putting up 117 points a contest compared to the 120.3 they've averaged this season.
  • While the Pelicans are posting 116.7 points per game in 2023-24, they have improved that mark in their previous 10 games, producing 121.9 a contest.

Pelicans vs. Celtics Previous Meetings

Celtics vs Pelicans (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/11/2023 Celtics -9.5 229.5 -410 +330 125-114 BOS
11/18/2022 Celtics -3.5 228 -165 +140 117-109 BOS

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.8 points, 8.4 boards and 4.3 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown's numbers on the season are 22.6 points, 5.2 boards and 3.6 assists per contest, shooting 49.1% from the field and 35.9% from downtown, with an average of 2.1 made treys.
  • Derrick White is averaging 15.6 points, 4.1 boards and 4.7 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 1.2 blocked shots.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 13.1 points, 6.1 boards and 4.6 assists.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 19.5 points, 2 assists and 6.7 rebounds.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram averages 21.3 points for the Pelicans, plus 4.8 boards and 5.6 assists.
  • The Pelicans are getting 13.9 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game from Jonas Valanciunas.
  • Zion Williamson's numbers on the season are 21.9 points, 5.5 boards and 4.7 assists per game. He is draining 58.9% of his shots from the field.
  • The Pelicans get 19.2 points per game from CJ McCollum, plus 4.3 boards and 4.9 assists.
  • Herbert Jones averages 11 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists. He is draining 49.1% of his shots from the field and 38.7% from beyond the arc, with 1.3 treys per game.

Pelicans vs. Celtics Injury Report

  • Celtics Injuries: Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee), Al Horford: Questionable (Neck), Kristaps Porzingis: Questionable (Ankle), Luke Kornet: Doubtful (Hamstring)
  • Pelicans Injuries: None