Celtics vs. Hornets Recap (4/1/24): Betting Analysis & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 2, 2024 - Last Updated on April 3, 2024
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Celtics Hornets 4/1/24 Recap

Jayson Tatum and Sam Hauser each scored 25 points to lead the Boston Celtics over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday 118-104. The Celtics have won 11 of their last 13 games to improve their record to an NBA-best 59-16. Kristaps Porzingis added 20 points, and Derrick White contributed 19 points in the victory. Boston next plays the Oklahoma City Thunder at 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at TD Garden.

Miles Bridges led the Hornets with 26 points, while Grant Williams added 23 in the loss to Boston. The Hornets fall to 18-57 on the season. Charlotte hosts the Portland Trail Blazers at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

Betting recap for Celtics vs. Hornets (4/1/24)

The NBA betting odds had the Celtics as a consistent -17-point favorite over Charlotte on Monday. So while Boston got the victory, it failed to cover the spread. As for the over/under at Massachusetts sportsbooks, the score ultimately hit the over on the total of 219.5 points.

Celtics vs. Hornets postgame statistical analysis for April 1

Entering Monday’s game, Boston was 1st in the Eastern Conference standings at 58-16. After the win, the Celtics odds have them as the favorite to win the NBA Finals. The Hornets were 17-57 and have been eliminated from postseason contention.

Team Statistics Boston Celtics Charlotte Hornets
Field Goals43-8941-91
Field Goal %48.345.1
Three Pointers19-5313-37
Three Point %35.835.1
Free Throws13-169-11
Free Throw %81.381.8

Celtics vs. Hornets player highlights from Monday Night

With Seth Curry (SG), Cody Martin (SF), LaMelo Ball (PG), and Mark Williams (C) out with ankle and back injuries, the Hornets showcased a solid showing, with Miles Bridges leading the charge. Meanwhile the Celtics’ court time highlighted a standout performance from Jayson Tatum and Sam Hauser. The Celtics played without Jaylen Brown (SG), Jaden Springer (SG), and JD Davison (PG), who were sidelined with hand, knee, and ankle injuries respectively.

Hornets Leaders from Monday night

Miles Bridges continues to lead this Charlotte team in scoring but also brought in 11 rebounds and eight assists. Grant Williams also scored 23 points against his former team.

  • Miles Bridges (SF): 26 PTS, 11 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Grant Williams (PF): 23 PTS, 7 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Brandon Miller (SF): 19 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Vasilije Micic (PG): 13 PTS, 2 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Davis Bertans (PF): 8 PTS, 1 RBS, 1 AST

Celtics Leaders from Monday night

It ended up being an easy win for the Celtics, even without Jaylen Brown. They had three people hit 20+ points in a balanced effort against Charlotte.

  • Jayson Tatum (SF): 25 PTS, 10 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Sam Hauser (SF): 25 PTS, 5 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 20 PTS, 7 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Derrick White (SG): 19 PTS, 9 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 2 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
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