NBA 2023-24: Knicks vs Celtics, Odds, Match Prediction, and How to Watch

Julius Randle and Jalen Bruunson’s New York Knicks are scheduled to square off against 2022 Eastern Conference runners-up Boston Celtics at the Madison Square Garden on Wednesday to kickstart their NBA 2023-24 regular season campaign. Miami Heat knocked both these teams last season from the playoffs as the Celtics lost by a 4-3 margin in the Conference Finals while the Knicks lost 4-2 in the semifinals.

In the NBA 2022-23 regular season standings, the Celtics managed the second spot in the East with a 57-25 record while the Knicks were placed at the fifth spot with 47 wins and 35 losses. In the transfers, Boston sold their star players including Marcus Smart to the Memphis Grizzlies, and Malcolm Brogdon to the Portland Trail Blazers among others.

New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics: Match Prediction

Head-To-Head:

The New York Knicks  dominated the regular season fixtures against the Boston Celtics last season with three victories to one. In their last 10 regular season matches, the Knicks won six while the Celtics managed four victories.

Top Players:

The Knicks feature Julius Randle, Jalen Brunson, RJ Barrett, and Josh Hart as their star players. The Celtics feature Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Jrue Holiday, Kristaps Porziņģis, and Derrick White as their star players.

Average Quarter score: (Knicks 110-114 Celtics)

1st quarter: 24-34 2nd quarter: 27-25 3rd quarter: 30-27 4th quarter: 29-28

Celtics at Knicks: Betting Odds

Against The Spread (ATS): 2.5 points (Celtics -2.5)
Over/Under (OU): 223.5 (Over)
Prediction: Knicks 110-114 Celtics

Money Line:

The Knicks have +120 odds to pick up the win, while the Celtics are listed at -145 to claim victory. Last season, the Knicks won 20 of the 42 games they were named the underdogs while the Celtics lost 21 of the 75 games they played as the favorites.
Last season, the Knicks lost 11 of the 38 games they were named the favorites while the Celtics won three of the seven games they played as the underdogs.

Against The Spread:

In the NBA 2022-23 regular season, the Knicks averaged 116 points per game while the Celtics averaged 117.9 points per game From their opponents last season, the Knicks averaged 2.9 points more per game, and the Celtics averaged 6.5 points more per game.

Over/Under:

For the Celtics, Jayson Tatum led the squad last season with 30.1 points per game followed by Jaylen Brown with 26.6 points per game. Apart from them, Malcolm Brogdon (Portland Trail Blazers) averaged 14.9 ppg while Derrick White scored 12.4 ppg. For the Knicks, Julius Randle led the squad last season with 25.1 points per game followed by Jalen Brunson with 24 points per game. Apart from them, RJ Barrett averaged 19.6 ppg while Immanuel Quickley scored 14.9 ppg.

New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics: How to Watch

When and where will the New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics, NBA 2023-24 regular season match take place?
The NBA 2023-24 regular season match between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics will take place on October 26 at 04:30 a.m. IST (October 25, 06:00 p.m. ET) at the Madison Square Garden.

Where to watch the live telecast of the New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics, NBA 2023-24 regular season match in India and the US?
The live telecast of the NBA 2023-24 regular season match between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics will be available on Sports 18 in India and on TNT and NBA TV in the US.

Where to watch the live stream of the New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics, NBA 2023-24 regular season match in India and the US?
The NBA 2023-24 regular season match between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics can be streamed live on Voot Select, Jio Cinema, and NBA.com on a subscription basis in India, and on ESPN and ABC in the US.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article are the author’s point of view. They neither reflect the opinion of SportsTiger nor advise anyone to make any prediction based on this. SportsTiger does not assume any responsibility and liability for the same.

 

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