When: 7:00 PM EST, January 20, 2021
Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Point Spread: 76ers -5.5
OVER/UNDER Game Total: Off
Road Record: 4-2
Home Record: 7-1
Boston Celtics Vs Philadelphia 76ers Gameday Preview
The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have been involved in some heated playoff series, and in some cases, some heated regular season games.
The bright lights will shine again in the Wells Fargo Center on National TV tonight!
The Boston Celtics have experienced multiple ups and downs this season. They have had several covid-19 cases reported. As a result, players like Jayson Tatum, Semi Ojeleye, Carson Edwards, Robert Williams, and Romeo Langford will not be suiting up at Wells Fargo.
Jaylen Brown has had an amazing start to this 2020-2021 season. He has averaged 25 points a game, under 4 assists, and a little under 6 assists per game. Stamina will come into play for Jaylen in the long run when considering he is averaged 33 minutes a game. Watch out for Jaylen and the minutes he logs as he continues to take on an expanded role with the Celtics.
The Philadelphia 76ers started out 7-1, and were flying high! Flying high, until they ran into COVID-19. It started with Seth Curry and then moved throughout the organization. The Sixers found themselves without as many as 8 players for recent games. After a loss to the Grizzlies on Saturday night and a postponed Sunday game against the Thunder… the 76ers are back in action.
Ben Simmons is still struggling in the points department averaging only 12 points per game. However, he does make up for the lack of points by averaging 8 assists – 9 rebounds – 1.5 steals – 1 block per game.
Meanwhile, Joel Embiid is having an MVP candidate season. He is averaging 25 points, 11.5 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 1.5 blocks per game.
Keep your eyes glued to the Simmons & Embiid dynamic duo tonight.
Celtics Vs Nets Facts
- 76ers are 2-2 ATS after a loss
- Boston is 4-1 this year as the underdog.
- 76ers are 6-5 as the favorite this year.
Boston Celtics Vs Philadelphia 76ers Alternative Fantasy Basketball-Statement Games Picks
Celtics 97 76ers 100
- Jaylen Brown UNDER 30.5 PTS
- Joel Embiid OVER 25.5 PTS
- Joel Embiid OVER 9.5 Rebounds