3/1/2024 Boston v. Dallas Game Preview

March 1, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET
Regular Season

TD Garden
Boston, Massachusetts

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for March 1

On Friday, March 1, 2024, a pair of the NBA's best scorers -- Jayson Tatum (ninth, 27.0 points per game) and Luka Doncic (first, 34.4) -- take the court when the Boston Celtics (46-12) host the Dallas Mavericks (34-25) at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN, NBCS-BOS, and WFAA.

The Celtics are currently listed as 8.5-point favorites versus the Mavericks. This matchup has 238.5 points as its over/under.

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Celtics vs. Mavericks game info

  • Date: Friday, March 1, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN, NBCS-BOS, and WFAA
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Venue: TD Garden
  • Spread: Boston -8.5
  • Moneylines: Boston -372, Dallas +291
  • Total: 238.5 points

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Prediction: Who will win the Celtics vs. Mavericks game?

  • Prediction: Celtics 123 - Mavericks 111
  • Pick ATS: Celtics (- 8.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (238.5)

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Odds, Spread, Over/Under

Favorite Spread Total
Celtics -8.5 238.5

Celtics vs. Mavericks betting insights

  • Boston is 27-27-4 against the spread this season.
  • The Celtics' ATS record as 8.5-point favorites or more is 15-12-2.
  • Dallas has 32 wins in 59 games against the spread this season.
  • The Mavericks have one win ATS (1-3) as a 8.5-point underdog or greater this season.
  • Boston's games have had more than 238.5 points scored on 19 occasions this year.
  • Mavericks games have had over 238.5 points 29 times this season.
  • Boston and Dallas average 239.6 points per game combined, which is 1.1 more than the over/under for this matchup.

Celtics vs. Mavericks stat comparison

Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Mavericks AVG Mavericks Rank
4th 120.7 Points Scored 118.9 7th
5th 110.2 Points Allowed 117.6 20th
1st 47.1 Rebounds 42.1 24th
15th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 9.8 24th
1st 16.1 3pt Made 15.1 2nd
18th 26.2 Assists 25.4 22nd
4th 11.8 Turnovers 11.9 5th

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Celtics top performers

  • Jayson Tatum: 27.0 PTS, 8.5 REB, 47.5 FG%, 36.1 3PT% (167-for-463)
  • Jaylen Brown: 22.3 PTS, 1.1 STL, 49.9 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (104-for-300)
  • Derrick White: 15.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 1.2 BLK, 46.7 FG%, 40.0 3PT% (144-for-360)
  • Jrue Holiday: 13.0 PTS, 47.9 FG%, 44.3 3PT% (108-for-244)
  • Kristaps Porzingis: 20.2 PTS, 1.8 BLK, 52.5 FG%, 37.0 3PT% (80-for-216)

Mavericks top performers

  • Luka Doncic: 34.4 PTS, 8.8 REB, 9.7 AST, 1.5 STL, 49.4 FG%, 38.0 3PT% (198-for-521)
  • Kyrie Irving: 25.9 PTS, 5.2 AST, 1.3 STL, 49.5 FG%, 42.5 3PT% (111-for-261)
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: 16.8 PTS, 41.2 FG%, 36.2 3PT% (172-for-475)
  • Daniel Gafford: 10.9 PTS, 8.0 REB, 2.2 BLK, 69.0 FG%
  • P.J. Washington: 13.6 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 32.4 3PT% (79-for-244)
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Season Series - Boston won 2-0

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Jan 22, 2024 Boston Dallas 119 - 110 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 1, 2024 Dallas Boston 110 - 138 Boston Regular Season TD Garden

2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Dallas8248.0117.943.189.7.48114.639.5.36917.022.5.7589.733.242.925.76.95.012.518.3
Boston8248.3120.643.990.2.48716.542.5.38816.320.2.80710.735.646.326.96.86.611.916.2
DAL Opponents8248.0115.643.090.4.47513.135.6.36816.621.6.77010.934.145.127.57.44.013.420.3
BOS Opponents8248.3109.241.591.6.45312.936.7.35213.317.3.76811.132.343.324.96.23.712.017.3


Head to Head Since 1946-1947

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Jan 22, 2024 Boston Dallas 119 - 110 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 5, 2023 Boston Dallas 124 - 95 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 23, 2022 Dallas Boston 112 - 125 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 13, 2022 Dallas Boston 95 - 92 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Nov 6, 2021 Boston Dallas 104 - 107 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 31, 2021 Dallas Boston 113 - 108 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Feb 23, 2021 Boston Dallas 107 - 110 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Dec 18, 2019 Boston Dallas 109 - 103 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 11, 2019 Dallas Boston 106 - 116 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Jan 4, 2019 Dallas Boston 93 - 114 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Nov 24, 2018 Boston Dallas 104 - 113 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Dec 6, 2017 Dallas Boston 90 - 97 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Nov 20, 2017 Boston Dallas 110 - 102 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Feb 13, 2017 Boston Dallas 111 - 98 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 16, 2016 Dallas Boston 83 - 90 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Jan 18, 2016 Boston Dallas 113 - 118 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 18, 2015 Dallas Boston 106 - 102 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Jan 2, 2015 Dallas Boston 119 - 101 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Nov 3, 2014 Boston Dallas 113 - 118 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 17, 2014 Boston Dallas 89 - 94 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Feb 9, 2014 Dallas Boston 102 - 91 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 22, 2013 Boston Dallas 94 - 104 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Dec 12, 2012 Dallas Boston 115 - 117 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Feb 20, 2012 Boston Dallas 73 - 89 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 11, 2012 Dallas Boston 90 - 85 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Feb 4, 2011 Dallas Boston 101 - 97 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Nov 8, 2010 Boston Dallas 87 - 89 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 20, 2010 Boston Dallas 102 - 93 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 18, 2010 Dallas Boston 99 - 90 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Feb 12, 2009 Boston Dallas 99 - 92 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 25, 2009 Dallas Boston 100 - 124 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 20, 2008 Boston Dallas 94 - 90 Boston Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 31, 2008 Dallas Boston 90 - 96 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 23, 2007 Dallas Boston 109 - 95 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 16, 2007 Boston Dallas 101 - 106 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 9, 2006 Dallas Boston 104 - 102 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Dec 10, 2005 Boston Dallas 94 - 103 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 30, 2005 Dallas Boston 112 - 100 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Dec 28, 2004 Boston Dallas 94 - 113 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 19, 2004 Boston Dallas 104 - 120 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Dec 17, 2003 Dallas Boston 103 - 105 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Jan 10, 2003 Boston Dallas 78 - 103 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 15, 2002 Dallas Boston 97 - 86 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 29, 2002 Dallas Boston 108 - 82 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Feb 21, 2002 Boston Dallas 92 - 98 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Feb 22, 2001 Boston Dallas 91 - 98 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 18, 2000 Dallas Boston 106 - 98 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 18, 2000 Boston Dallas 104 - 99 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 28, 2000 Dallas Boston 108 - 100 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 17, 1998 Boston Dallas 93 - 99 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 4, 1998 Dallas Boston 99 - 110 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Mar 13, 1997 Boston Dallas 107 - 109 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Nov 24, 1996 Dallas Boston 91 - 105 Boston Regular Season TD Garden
Jan 19, 1996 Boston Dallas 124 - 129 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Jan 7, 1996 Dallas Boston 117 - 96 Dallas Regular Season TD Garden
Apr 2, 1995 Dallas Boston 87 - 94 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Dec 15, 1994 Boston Dallas 113 - 122 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Jan 24, 1994 Dallas Boston 102 - 110 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Jan 19, 1994 Boston Dallas 89 - 84 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Mar 26, 1993 Dallas Boston 97 - 106 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Feb 12, 1993 Boston Dallas 109 - 100 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Mar 1, 1992 Dallas Boston 91 - 101 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Feb 12, 1992 Boston Dallas 100 - 108 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Jan 6, 1991 Dallas Boston 110 - 127 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Dec 7, 1990 Boston Dallas 112 - 104 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Mar 14, 1990 Boston Dallas 102 - 113 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 28, 1990 Dallas Boston 98 - 111 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Mar 3, 1989 Dallas Boston 106 - 107 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Dec 29, 1988 Boston Dallas 115 - 131 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Apr 3, 1988 Dallas Boston 101 - 110 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Feb 12, 1988 Boston Dallas 105 - 104 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 18, 1987 Boston Dallas 113 - 96 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Jan 14, 1987 Dallas Boston 108 - 117 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Mar 10, 1986 Boston Dallas 115 - 116 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 18, 1985 Dallas Boston 117 - 137 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Mar 8, 1985 Dallas Boston 122 - 133 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Nov 27, 1984 Boston Dallas 114 - 99 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Mar 28, 1984 Dallas Boston 107 - 114 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Dec 30, 1983 Boston Dallas 114 - 109 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Jan 8, 1983 Boston Dallas 114 - 110 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Nov 12, 1982 Dallas Boston 110 - 118 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Mar 2, 1982 Boston Dallas 101 - 97 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 16, 1981 Dallas Boston 92 - 109 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden
Mar 3, 1981 Boston Dallas 117 - 105 Boston Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 5, 1980 Dallas Boston 87 - 97 Boston Regular Season Boston Garden

2023-2024 Dallas Mavericks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Doncic K. Irving D. Jones P. Washington D. Gafford
Rotation D. Exum J. Hardy T. Hardaway Jr. A. Fudge D. Lively II
Rotation     J. Green   M. Kleber
Rotation         D. Powell
Lim PT B. Williams   A. Lawson O. Prosper M. Morris
Lim PT       G. Brown III  

2023-2024 Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. White J. Holiday J. Brown J. Tatum K. Porzingis
Rotation P. Pritchard   S. Hauser O. Brissett A. Horford
Rotation     S. Mykhailiuk   L. Kornet
Rotation         X. Tillman, Sr.
Rotation         N. Queta
Lim PT J. Davison J. Walsh D. Peterson    
Lim PT   J. Springer      

Dallas Mavericks Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
36 Greg Brown III SF 6 6.6 2.5 0.8 1.8 .455 0.2 0.5 .333 0.7 1.5 .444 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.8
77 Luka Doncic SF 70 37.5 33.9 11.5 23.6 .487 4.1 10.6 .382 6.8 8.7 .786 0.8 8.4 9.2 9.8 1.4 0.5 4.0 2.1
0 Dante Exum PG 55 19.8 7.8 2.9 5.5 .533 1.0 2.0 .491 1.0 1.2 .779 0.5 2.3 2.7 2.9 0.4 0.1 0.9 1.5
21 Daniel Gafford C 29 21.5 11.2 5.0 6.4 .780 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 1.9 .607 2.2 4.7 6.9 1.6 0.7 1.9 1.0 2.8
8 Josh Green SG 57 26.4 8.2 3.1 6.6 .479 1.3 3.3 .385 0.7 1.0 .684 0.7 2.5 3.2 2.3 0.8 0.2 1.1 1.9
10 Tim Hardaway Jr. SG 79 26.8 14.4 5.0 12.4 .402 2.7 7.6 .353 1.8 2.1 .852 0.3 2.9 3.2 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.3
1 Jaden Hardy SG 73 13.6 7.3 2.7 6.6 .407 1.1 3.1 .362 0.8 1.0 .776 0.3 1.5 1.8 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.8 1.1
11 Kyrie Irving G 58 35.0 25.6 9.7 19.5 .497 3.0 7.3 .411 3.3 3.6 .905 0.8 4.2 5.0 5.2 1.3 0.5 1.8 1.9
55 Derrick Jones SF 76 23.5 8.6 3.1 6.5 .483 1.1 3.1 .343 1.3 1.8 .713 1.1 2.2 3.3 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 1.6
42 Maxi Kleber PF 43 20.3 4.4 1.5 3.4 .432 0.7 2.1 .348 0.8 1.1 .702 0.7 2.6 3.3 1.6 0.4 0.7 0.7 1.8
9 A.J. Lawson F 42 7.4 3.2 1.3 2.9 .446 0.3 1.2 .260 0.4 0.5 .652 0.3 0.9 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5
2 Dereck Lively II C 55 23.5 8.8 4.0 5.4 .747 0.0 0.0 .000 0.7 1.5 .506 2.5 4.4 6.9 1.1 0.7 1.4 0.9 2.6
88 Markieff Morris PF 26 8.3 2.5 0.9 2.6 .338 0.6 1.6 .357 0.2 0.2 .833 0.2 1.3 1.5 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.5
7 Dwight Powell PF 63 13.3 3.3 1.1 1.7 .679 0.0 0.0 .333 1.0 1.4 .708 1.5 1.9 3.4 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.8
18 Olivier-Maxence Prosper F 40 8.4 3.0 1.0 2.6 .385 0.3 1.1 .289 0.7 1.0 .683 0.6 1.4 2.0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5
25 P.J. Washington PF 29 32.2 11.7 4.4 10.4 .421 1.8 5.8 .314 1.1 1.8 .627 1.1 5.1 6.2 1.5 1.2 0.9 1.0 2.0
00 Brandon Williams PG 17 6.6 3.2 1.2 3.2 .370 0.2 0.9 .200 0.6 1.0 .647 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2

Boston Celtics Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
12 Oshae Brissett PF 55 11.5 3.7 1.2 2.8 .444 0.3 1.0 .273 0.9 1.5 .602 1.1 1.8 2.9 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.4 1.0
7 Jaylen Brown SF 70 33.5 23.0 9.0 17.9 .499 2.1 5.9 .354 3.0 4.3 .703 1.2 4.3 5.5 3.6 1.2 0.5 2.4 2.6
20 J.D. Davison F 8 4.9 2.0 0.6 1.5 .417 0.4 0.9 .429 0.4 0.5 .750 0.2 1.0 1.2 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.5
30 Sam Hauser SF 79 22.0 9.0 3.2 7.1 .446 2.5 5.9 .424 0.2 0.2 .895 0.6 2.9 3.5 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.4 1.3
4 Jrue Holiday G 69 32.8 12.5 4.8 10.0 .480 2.0 4.7 .429 0.9 1.0 .833 1.2 4.2 5.4 4.8 0.9 0.8 1.8 1.6
42 Al Horford FC 65 26.8 8.6 3.3 6.4 .511 1.7 4.0 .419 0.4 0.5 .867 1.3 5.1 6.4 2.6 0.6 1.0 0.7 1.4
40 Luke Kornet F 63 15.6 5.3 2.3 3.2 .700 0.0 0.0 1.000 0.8 0.9 .907 1.9 2.3 4.1 1.1 0.4 1.0 0.3 1.2
50 Svi Mykhailiuk SF 41 10.1 4.0 1.4 3.3 .416 1.0 2.6 .389 0.1 0.2 .667 0.3 1.0 1.2 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.5
13 Drew Peterson F 3 7.6 3.7 1.3 2.0 .667 1.0 1.7 .600 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.3
8 Kristaps Porzingis FC 57 29.6 20.1 6.8 13.2 .516 1.9 5.1 .375 4.5 5.3 .858 1.7 5.5 7.2 2.0 0.7 1.9 1.6 2.7
11 Payton Pritchard PG 82 22.3 9.6 3.6 7.7 .468 1.8 4.7 .385 0.6 0.7 .821 0.9 2.4 3.2 3.4 0.5 0.1 0.7 1.3
88 Neemias Queta C 28 11.9 5.5 2.4 3.7 .644 0.0 0.0 .000 0.7 1.0 .714 1.9 2.5 4.4 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 1.8
44 Jaden Springer SG 17 7.6 2.1 0.8 1.8 .433 0.1 0.6 .182 0.4 0.5 .875 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.5 1.0
0 Jayson Tatum SF 74 35.7 26.9 9.1 19.3 .471 3.1 8.2 .376 5.6 6.7 .833 0.9 7.2 8.1 4.9 1.0 0.6 2.5 2.0
26 Xavier Tillman, Sr. PF 20 13.7 4.0 1.7 3.3 .515 0.4 1.4 .286 0.2 0.3 .571 0.7 2.0 2.7 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.8
27 Jordan Walsh F 9 9.3 1.7 0.7 1.7 .400 0.2 1.0 .222 0.1 0.2 .500 0.6 1.7 2.2 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.3 1.2
9 Derrick White G 73 32.6 15.2 5.3 11.5 .461 2.7 6.8 .396 1.9 2.1 .901 0.7 3.5 4.2 5.2 1.0 1.2 1.5 2.1

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