Boston Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 10

By Lester Mackay | December 9, 2021, 9:38 pm

In a contest featuring one of the hottest squads in the NBA, the Phoenix Suns (20-4, 9-1 in their last 10) play the Boston Celtics (13-13) at Footprint Center on December 10, 2021. The Suns are favorites by 5.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics in which the Celtics are currently the pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Phoenix Vs. Boston Moneyline Betting Action

Suns vs Celtics Moneyline Action
Suns Celtics
Bet % 33% 67%
Stake % 33% 67%

Suns stats and betting info

Betting trends for Phoenix

  • So far this season, Phoenix has put together a 12-12-0 record against the spread.
  • When they have played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, the Suns are 4-9 against the spread.
  • A total of 10 of Phoenix’s 24 games with a set total have hit the over (41.7%).
  • The Suns have been favored on the moneyline 21 total times this season. They’ve finished 19-2 in those games.
  • Phoenix has a record of 10-2 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -225 or shorter (83.3%).
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Suns have an implied win probability of 69.2%.

Key players for Phoenix

  • Chris Paul: 14.6 PTS, 10.1 AST, 2.0 STL, 48.1 FG%, 34.2 3PT% (25-for-73)
  • Devin Booker: 23.2 PTS, 45.8 FG%, 40.3 3PT% (50-for-124)
  • Deandre Ayton: 16.3 PTS, 11.1 REB, 61.4 FG%
  • Mikal Bridges: 12.1 PTS, 1.5 STL, 53.8 FG%, 40.5 3PT% (30-for-74)
  • JaVale McGee: 10.0 PTS, 7.0 REB, 66.7 FG%

Suns Injuries: Dario Saric: Out (Knee), Frank Kaminsky: Out (Knee), Abdel Nader: Out (Rest), Devin Booker: Out (Hamstring)

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Celtics stats and betting info

Betting trends for Boston

  • So far this season, Phoenix has put together a 12-12-0 record against the spread.
  • The Suns have a 4-9 record against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
  • Phoenix games have hit the over in 10 out of 24 opportunities (41.7%).
  • The Celtics have entered the game as underdogs 11 times this season and won three, or 27.3%, of those games.
  • Boston has a record of 1-1 when they’re set as an underdog of +190 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Celtics have a 34.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.

Key players for Boston

  • Jayson Tatum: 25.7 PTS, 8.8 REB, 41.5 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (72-for-216)
  • Dennis Schroder: 17.6 PTS, 5.0 AST, 44.4 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (41-for-118)
  • Al Horford: 12.5 PTS, 8.1 REB, 1.6 BLK, 46.1 FG%, 30.2 3PT% (29-for-96)
  • Marcus Smart: 11.3 PTS, 5.6 AST, 2.2 STL, 39.8 FG%, 29.2 3PT% (35-for-120)
  • Robert Williams III: 9.1 PTS, 8.3 REB, 1.7 BLK, 73.8 FG%

Celtics Injuries: Jaylen Brown: Out (Hamstring), Bruno Fernando: Out (Back)

Pick for Suns vs. Celtics

Betting split data from regulated betting sites combined with our in-depth statistical analysis points to the Celtics being favored to win over the Suns.

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