Free NBA Picks Today: Boston Celtics vs San Antonio Spurs 2/26/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Boston Celtics vs San Antonio Spurs 2/26/23
Sun 26th March 2023

The Boston Celtics (51-23, 27-9 Home), one of the NBA’s top scoring teams, host the San Antonio Spurs (19-55, 6-30 Away) on Sunday. San Antonio dropped their last game against the Washington Wizards 136-124 at Capital One Arena on Friday, their third straight loss. Keldon Johnson had a standout performance in the losing effort with 30 points and 10 rebounds.

The Spurs are 14th in the Western Conference. Boston won in impressive fashion on Friday at TD Garden, beating the Indiana Pacers 120-95. Jayson Tatum topped the scoresheet with 34 points. With 22 points and nine assists, Derrick White also impressed.

The Celtics are trailing the Milwaukee Bucks by two games in the Eastern Conference, currently sitting in second. The teams are meeting for the final time this season. Boston will be seeking a season sweep against San Antonio after winning the only prior game 121-116 at AT&T Center on January 7.

Tatum led the Celtics with 34 points, while Malcolm Brogdon contributed 23 points, seven assists, and two rebounds. Zach Collins had 18 points, 12 rebounds, and five assists in the losing effort. The Spurs have been led this season by Johnson, who is averaging 22.0 points per game.

Meanwhile, Collins is grabbing 6.3 rebounds per game, and Tre Jones is dishing 6.4 assists. Tatum and Jaylen Brown have been the primary providers for the Celts on offense, averaging 30.1 and 26.7 points per game, respectively. Tatum ranks sixth in the NBA. Tatum also has posted 8.9 rebounds per game.

Marcus Smart has tallied 6.4 assists per game. The Celtics are averaging 117.9 points per game, ranking as one of the most explosive offenses in the NBA (3rd).

The Spurs are an impressive 8-2 in their last 10 trips to TD Garden. San Antonio is looking to end a four-game road losing streak this season.

In the last 10 games, San Antonio is 3-7 with an average margin of -10.8 (113.6-14.4). Boston has a 6-4 record over the last 10, scoring 120.0 points per game on average while holding opponents to 111.4 (+8.6 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Zach Collins: 28.7 | 20.3 | +8.4
Points per game:
Zach Collins: 18.3 | 11.2 | +7.1
Jeremy Sochan: 8.0 | 11.0 | -3.0
Rebounds per game:
Keldon Johnson: 9.0 | 5.1 | +3.9
Assists per game:
Tre Jones: 8.8 | 6.4 | +2.4


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points per game:
Malcolm Brogdon: 10.7 | 14.5 | -3.9

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Boston Celtics -16.5 (-105)

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