The Boston Celtics face the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, 11th of January, 08:30 PM EST at the TD Garden. The Celtics are currently sitting on the 1st place in the Eastern Conference, having the best record in the entire NBA with 29 wins and 12 losses and the Pelicans are at the #3 position in Western Conference with 25-16.
Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans Head to Head
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The two franchises last met one another on November 18th, with the Boston Celtics defeating the New Orleans Pelicans 117-109 away from home. Jaylen Brown was the winners’ main weapon on the floor, ending the game with a double-double to his name, tallying 27 points, catching 10 boards, and delivering 7 assists. On the other half of the floor, Brandon Ingram was best among the Pels, concluding with an overall of 25 points, 2 rebounds, and 7 assists. This was not enough for his team to steal the victory. There has been no clear favorite across the previous five match-ups, with the Boston Celtics recording three victories and the New Orleans Pelicans triumphing on two occasions during the period. On average, 217.0 points were scored across these five meetings.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Boston Celtics Form
01-09-2023 01-07-2023 01-05-2023 01-03-2023 01-01-2023 12-29-2022 12-27-2022 12-25-2022 12-23-2022 12-21-2022 107:99vs Chicago Bulls 116:121@ San Antonio Spurs 95:124@ Dallas Mavericks 150:117@ Oklahoma City Thunder 123:111@ Denver Nuggets 116:110vs Los Angeles Clippers 126:102vs Houston Rockets 139:118vs Milwaukee Bucks 121:109vs Minnesota Timberwolves 112:117vs Indiana Pacers
The Boston Celtics were last on the court with the Chicago Bulls on Monday, January 9th, and won by a score of 107-99. The team’s main contributor in that clash was Jayson Tatum, who ended up notching 32 points, assisting seven times, and grabbing eight rebounds. The Boston Celtics finished the game hitting 43.7% of their field goals, were 95.2% at the free throws, and 26.8% from deep. They hold a 7-3 balance across the last 10 meetings, and at the moment, they are on a run of three straight victories. The team is performing at a great level at the TD Garden with a 16-5 home record. The franchise will come up against the Brooklyn Nets in the next game, which is set for January 12, 2023.
Boston Celtics Averages this Season
- Points For118.50
- Points Against112.60
- Points Difference5.90
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Boston Celtics Standout Performer
Jayson Tatum has been the franchise's standout performer this season contributing with 30.8 points per game. On average he spends 36.7 minutes on the court, delivers 4.2 assists and grabs 8.1 boards.
Boston Celtics Missing Players
- Danilo GallinariKnee
- Marcus SmartKnee
- Robert WilliamsKnee
New Orleans Pelicans Form
01-09-2023 01-07-2023 01-06-2023 01-04-2023 01-02-2023 12-31-2022 12-30-2022 12-28-2022 12-26-2022 12-23-2022 112:132@ Washington Wizards 127:117@ Dallas Mavericks 102:108vs Brooklyn Nets 119:108vs Houston Rockets 120:111@ Philadelphia 76ers 116:101@ Memphis Grizzlies 127:116vs Philadelphia 76ers 119:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves 113:93vs Indiana Pacers 125:128@ Oklahoma City Thunder
The New Orleans Pelicans’ previous game was on Monday, January 9th, when they faced the Washington Wizards away from home and won 112-132. C.J. McCollum led the way for New Orleans, scoring 34 points, grabbing 5 rebounds, and dishing out one dime. He was the engine driving his team to victory. The Pelicans ended that meeting shooting an average of 52.7% FG, 77.4% FT, and 38.5% from the perimeter. They have won six of their last ten meetings, while losing four, and are currently on a W1 streak. When visiting, the team is 8-11 this season. The road swing will continue for the New Orleans Pelicans, as they are heading to the Little Caesars Arena for their next fixture against the Detroit Pistons on Friday, January 13th.
New Orleans Pelicans Averages This Season
- Points For117.40
- Points Against113.00
- Points Difference4.40
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer
Zion Williamson stands above the rest of his teammates, contributing with 26.0 pts, 4.6 assists and 7.0 boards to the cause for an average of 33.0 spent of the floor.
New Orleans Pelicans Missing Players
- E.J. LiddellKnee
- Brandon IngramToe
- Zion WilliamsonHamstring
Field Goals Made4445
Field Goals Attempts9187
3 pts Made1511
3 pts Attempts4430
Free Throws Made2213
Free Throws Attempts2517
New Orleans Pelicans
|Trey Murphy III||34||7||11||63.6||1||4||25.0||0||0||0||2||4||6||1||3||1||1||2||15||-7|
|Larry Nance Jr.||20||0||2||0.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||2||0||0||0||2||0||-20|
|Kira Lewis Jr.||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||100.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||+8|