Boston Celtics vs New Orleans Pelicans – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Boston Celtics
Final
125:114
New Orleans Pelicans
Highlights and Stats


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

*Last game between teams from 11-18-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
40 27 22 28 117
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
25 32 21 31 109

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
Team11-18-202201-29-202201-17-202203-29-202102-21-2021
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
117107104 109 115
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
109 97 92115120

Boston Celtics Form

*Last 10 Boston Celtics Games - 7:3
01-09-202301-07-202301-05-202301-03-202301-01-202312-29-202212-27-202212-25-202212-23-202212-21-2022
107:99vs Chicago Bulls116:121@ San Antonio Spurs95:124@ Dallas Mavericks150:117@ Oklahoma City Thunder123:111@ Denver Nuggets116:110vs Los Angeles Clippers126:102vs Houston Rockets139:118vs Milwaukee Bucks121:109vs Minnesota Timberwolves112:117vs 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 For
    118.50
  • Points Against
    112.60
  • Assits
    26.69
  • Rebounds
    44.44
  • Steals
    6.38
  • Turnovers
    13.67
  • Blocks
    5.31
  • Points Difference
    5.90

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Boston Celtics Standout Performer

  • Jayson Tatum

    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 Gallinari
    Knee
  • Marcus Smart
    Knee
  • Robert Williams
    Knee

New Orleans Pelicans Form

*Last 10 New Orleans Pelicans Games - 6:4
01-09-202301-07-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-2022
112:132@ Washington Wizards127:117@ Dallas Mavericks102:108vs Brooklyn Nets119:108vs Houston Rockets120:111@ Philadelphia 76ers116:101@ Memphis Grizzlies127:116vs Philadelphia 76ers119:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves113:93vs Indiana Pacers125:128@ 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 For
    117.40
  • Points Against
    113.00
  • Assits
    26.06
  • Rebounds
    45.62
  • Steals
    8.70
  • Turnovers
    15.30
  • Blocks
    4.55
  • Points Difference
    4.40

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer

  • Zion Williamson

    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. Liddell
    Knee
  • Brandon Ingram
    Toe
  • Zion Williamson
    Hamstring

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
35 29 33 28 125
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
32 26 27 29 114
Boston CelticsNew Orleans Pelicans
  • Score

    125
    114
  • Field Goals Made

    44
    45
  • Field Goals Attempts

    91
    87
  • 3 pts Made

    15
    11
  • 3 pts Attempts

    44
    30
  • Free Throws Made

    22
    13
  • Free Throws Attempts

    25
    17
  • Rebounds Total

    50
    33
  • Rebounds Offence

    11
    4
  • Rebounds Defence

    39
    29
  • Assists

    24
    22
  • Steals

    7
    5
  • Blocks

    5
    4
  • Turnovers

    9
    9
  • Personal Fouls

    16
    17

Player Ratings

Boston Celtics

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Grant Williams383933.31616.722100.0033400029+13
Jayson Tatum36102245.53837.581080.028104100231+12
Jaylen Brown35152171.43650.08988.948120012341+18
Al Horford315862.54666.70001234111014+15
Derrick White302633.31425.0000044621235+2
Malcolm Brogdon2671163.62540.044100.00444201020+17
Payton Pritchard181616.71616.7000066010223-7
Luke Kornet171425.0000000235202132-4
Sam Hauser8030.0020.0000112000010-3
Justin Jackson3010.0010.0000101000000-8

New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Naji Marshall3761540.02540.044100.00773010218-5
Trey Murphy III3471163.61425.00002461311215-7
C.J. McCollum34152462.561250.02540.00444111238-14
Dyson Daniels253650.01250.0010.0145300147-2
Jonas Valanciunas2351050.011100.022100.00442002213-2
Jose Alvarado223933.3030.033100.0011301209-6
Devonte' Graham211333.3020.0000022310002-11
Larry Nance Jr.20020.0000000011200020-20
Jaxson Hayes184666.7010.0000123100238-4
Kira Lewis Jr.300000022100.0000000002+8
Dereon Seabron311100.0000000000000002+8

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