Knicks vs. Celtics NBA Preview (4/11/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 11, 2024
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Knicks vs. Celtics

The New York Knicks are scheduled to play against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 PM ET. The game will take place at TD Garden in Boston, MA, and will be broadcast on TNT. NBA betting odds include a point spread of -2.5 in favor of the Knicks, and an over/under of 214.5.

Knicks vs. Celtics pregame odds tonight

The pregame NBA betting odds for the upcoming game between the Celtics and the Knicks are available at Massachusetts sportsbooks. DraftKings lists the Celtics at +124 and the Knicks at -148, with an over/under of 214.5. FanDuel offers the Celtics at +120, Knicks at -142, and sets the over/under at 214.0. This indicates the Celtics will be without their usual lineup tonight.

  • DraftKingsKnicks -2.5, over/under 214.5
  • FanDuelKnicks -2, over/under 214.5
  • CaesarsKnicks -2.5, over/under 214
  • BetMGMKnicks -1.5, over/under 214.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Knicks vs. Celtics. 

Celtics vs. Knicks Projected Starting Lineups

Knicks starting lineup tonight

PG: Jalen Brunson
SG: Donte DiVincenzo
SF: Josh Hart
PF: OG Anunoby
C: Isaiah Hartenstein

Celtics starting lineup tonight

PG: Jrue Holiday
SG: Derrick White
SF: Jaylen Brown
PF: Jayson Tatum
C: Kristaps Porzingis

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Knicks vs. Celtics injuries tonight

Knicks: Julius Randle (PF) is out with a shoulder injury.

Celtics: Jrue Holiday (PG), Al Horford (C), Kristaps Porzingis (C), Jaylen Brown (SG), and Jayson Tatum (SF) are all questionable with various injuries. This will possibly lead to more playtime for Derrick White, Payton Pritchard, Sam Hauser, and Luke Kornet.

Team standings & stats for today’s NBA game

New York Knicks team stats

The New York Knicks stand second in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference, with a record of 47-32. Their victory over the Chicago Bulls, scoring 128 points, showcases their offensive strength lately. Knicks’ season performance is summarized as follows:

  • PPG: 112.7
  • PA: 108.1
  • Rebounds per game: 45.2
  • Assists per game: 24.4
  • FG%: 46.5
  • 3PT%: 36.8

Boston Celtics team stats

The Boston Celtics, leading the Eastern Conference with a record of 62-17, are positioned first in the Atlantic Division. Their recent game against the Milwaukee Bucks ended in a loss, scoring just 91 points. This performance reflects a slight dip compared to their season averages. Season stats for the Celtics include:

  • PPG: 120.4
  • PA: 109.1
  • Rebounds per game: 46.4
  • Assists per game: 26.8
  • FG%: 48.6
  • 3PT%: 38.8

Player stats for Knicks vs. Celtics on April 11

New York Knicks leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Knicks have also seen exceptional performances, with Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart leading the way in their recent outing:

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 45 PTS, 3 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Josh Hart (SF): 17 PTS, 13 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 21 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • OG Anunoby (SF): 24 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 11 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS

Throughout the season, the Knicks’ top players have maintained impressive averages:

  • Jalen Brunson: 28.4 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Josh Hart: 9.2 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Donte DiVincenzo: 15.4 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Julius Randle: 23.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Isaiah Hartenstein: 7.7 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 2.4 APG

Boston Celtics leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Celtics’ recent game saw a lackluster performance from their key players against the Bucks. Here are the top Celtics players from their last game:

  • Jayson Tatum (SF): 22 PTS, 5 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 14 PTS, 10 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 12 PTS, 7 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Derrick White (SG): 9 PTS, 4 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Sam Hauser (SF): 8 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS

For the season, the Celtics have several players averaging notable stats:

  • Jayson Tatum: 27.0 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 4.9 APG
  • Jaylen Brown: 23.1 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Derrick White: 15.3 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Kristaps Porzingis: 20.2 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 2.0 APG
  • Jrue Holiday: 12.5 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 4.9 APG
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