Kings vs. Celtics NBA Preview (4/5/24): Odds, Lineups, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 5, 2024 - Last Updated on April 9, 2024
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The Sacramento Kings are scheduled to play against the Boston Celtics on April 5, at 7:30 PM, at TD Garden in Boston, MA. The game will be broadcast on NBCS. The Celtics are -10.5 point favorites and there is a total of 225.5 on most sportsbooks.

Kings vs. Celtics pregame odds for Friday night

NBA betting odds have the Celtics as -10.5 point favorites over the Kings tonight, as the Celtics clinched the top NBA record last game. There is an over/under of 225.5 in this one, which would have hit in their last meeting, where the Celtics won 144-19. Massachusetts sportsbooks are looking for the Celtics to win big again.

  • DraftKings: Celtics -10.5, over/under 225.5
  • FanDuel: Celtics -10.5, over/under 225.5
  • Caesars: Celtics -10, over/under 226.0
  • BetMGM: Celtics -10.5, over/under 225.5

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

Kings vs. Celtics projected starting lineups tonight

Kings starting lineup tonight

PG: De’Aaron Fox
SG: Keon Ellis
SF: Harrison Barnes
PF: Keegan Murray
C: Domantas Sabonis

Celtics starting lineup tonight

PG: Jrue Holiday
SG: Derrick White (game-time decision)
SF: Jaylen Brown (game-time decision)
PF: Jayson Tatum
C: Kristaps Porzingis

Kings vs. Celtics injuries for tonight’s game

Kings: Malik Monk (SG) and Kevin Huerter (SG) are out with knee and shoulder injuries.

Celtics: Jaylen Brown (SG) and Derrick White (SG) are questionable with hand and back injuries, respectively. Jaden Springer (SG) is out with a knee injury.

Team standings and stats for upcoming NBA game

Sacramento Kings team stats

The Sacramento Kings, holding a position of 8th in the Western Conference with 44-32, recently faced the Knicks, losing 120-109. Their performance this season in the Pacific Division has been noteworthy. The Kings’ season stats are:

  • PPG: 117.0
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 115.8
  • Rebounds Per Game: 43.8
  • Assists Per Game: 28.5
  • FG%: 48.0
  • 3PT%: 36.7

Boston Celtics team stats

The Boston Celtics lead the Eastern Conference with a record of 60-16, showcasing their dominance in the Atlantic Division. In their recent matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Celtics secured a victory with a final score of 135 points to the Thunder’s 100, keying in defensively. With season stats as follows, Celtics odds are looking good for the NBA Finals:

  • PPG: 121.0
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 109.3
  • Rebounds Per Game: 46.5
  • Assists Per Game: 26.8
  • FG%: 48.7
  • 3PT%: 39.0

Player Stats for Kings vs. Celtics for April 5

Sacramento Kings leaders before tonight’s game

Sacramento is on a tough second night of a back-to-back vs two of the toughest teams in the East. New York shut down Sacramento last night, outside of De’Aaron Fox’s 29 points.

  • De’Aaron Fox (PG): 29 PTS, 7 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Domantas Sabonis (C): 17 PTS, 11 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Keegan Murray (PF): 18 PTS, 2 RBS
  • Keon Ellis (SG): 11 PTS, 3 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Sasha Vezenkov (PF): 11 PTS, 2 RBS, 2 ASTS

Sacramento went on to lose to the Celtics and next play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. The Kings’ season stats highlight their key contributors, led by Domantas Sabonis and De’Aaron Fox:

  • Domantas Sabonis (C): 19.6 PPG, 13.7 RPG, 8.3 APG
  • De’Aaron Fox (PG): 26.4 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 5.7 APG
  • Malik Monk (SG): 15.4 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Keegan Murray (PF): 15.1 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.6 APG
  • Harrison Barnes (SF): 12.2 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 1.2 APG

Boston Celtics leaders before tonight’s game

Boston cruised to their 60th win on the season against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kristaps Porzingis led all scorers with 27 points.

  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 27 PTS, 12 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Jayson Tatum (SF): 24 PTS, 7 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 23 PTS, 7 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Al Horford (C): 16 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 12 PTS, 7 RBS, 4 ASTS

The Celtics starting five has posted the best numbers this season when healthy. Derrick White and Jaylen Brown are questionable tonight, their season leaders are:

  • Jayson Tatum (PF): 27.2 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 4.9 APG
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 23.2 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 20.4 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 2.0 APG
  • Derrick White (SG): 15.4 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 12.6 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 4.9 APG
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