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Boston Celtics vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: A Battle of Fast Breaks and Shooting Accuracy in NBA Conference Showdown

BySamantha Jones

Apr 3, 2024
Boston looks to secure 60th win of the season against Oklahoma City at home

The Boston Celtics (59-16) will face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder (52-23) in a game scheduled for Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. The Thunder is currently in third place in the Western Conference, while the Celtics are leading the Eastern Conference standings. The FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE has the Celtics favored by 8.5 points, with the over/under set at 230.

Boston has been dominant at home this season, with a 32-3 record, and they rank fifth in the Eastern Conference for fast break points per game, averaging 15.2, with Jaylen Brown leading the team with 4.4. The Thunder ranks eighth in the league for fast break points per game with 15.6, led by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 3.5.

The Celtics average an impressive 16.6 made 3-pointers per game, while the Thunder allow an average of 13.4 made 3-pointers per game to their opponents. However, it’s worth noting that the Thunder shoots an impressive 49.9% from the field, which is a remarkable 4.6% higher than their opponents shooting percentage against them on average and this statistic could be a key factor in this matchup between two powerful teams

By Samantha Jones

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