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    Atlantic Division opponents square off when the Boston Celtics (5-3) visit the New York Knicks (4-4) at Madison Square Garden, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Saturday, November 5, 2022. The Knicks are 4.5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s over/under is set at 225.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Celtics vs. Knicks

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBA TV, NBCS-BOS, and MSG
    • Location: New York City, New York
    • Arena: Madison Square Garden
    Celtics vs Knicks Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Celtics -4.5 225

    Celtics Betting Stats & Information

    • The Celtics have been favored on the moneyline eight total times this season. They’ve finished 5-3 in those games.
    • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -186 or shorter, Boston has a record of 3-2 (60% win percentage).
    • So far this season, the Celtics have compiled a 3-5-0 record against the spread.
    • When they have played as at least 4.5-point favorites this season, the Celtics are 1-4 against the spread.
    • Boston’s average total in outings this year has been 232, seven points higher than the over/under in this particular game.
    • Five of the Celtics’ eight games with a set total have hit the over (62.5%).

    New York Betting Stats & Info

    • The Knicks have entered the game as underdogs four times this season and won once.
    • New York has played as an underdog of +156 or more once this season and lost that game.
    • The Knicks have covered the spread four times over eight games with a set spread.
    • The Knicks have not covered the spread when they are at least 4.5-point underdogs (0-1).
    • The average point total for New York this year is 2.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.
    • Knicks games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times this year.

    Celtics vs. Knicks Season Stat Comparison

    Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Knicks AVG Knicks Rank
    4th 117 Points Scored 114 13th
    20th 115 Points Allowed 113.8 17th
    25th 41.6 Rebounds 50.1 2nd
    27th 7.9 Off. Rebounds 13.3 3rd
    3rd 14.6 3pt Made 11 23rd
    15th 24.8 Assists 24.9 13th
    9th 13.3 Turnovers 14.5 17th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Boston Celtics Leaders

    • Jayson Tatum accumulates 30.9 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, with 4.1 assists.
    • Marcus Smart scores 10.6 points per game and adds 3.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists for the Celtics.
    • Tatum leads active Celtics in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 3.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    New York Knicks Leaders

    • Jalen Brunson averages 19 points per game. He also grabs four rebounds and racks up 6.9 assists per game.
    • Julius Randle also adds 17.6 points, nine rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
    • Evan Fournier is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Knicks (among active players), hitting two threes per game.
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