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Boston CelticsLos Angeles Clippers
13-22January 08, 2014, 10:30 | STAPLES Center24-13



Los Angeles looks to cover the Clippers-Celtics pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 24-13 mark when they host Boston in NBA action.

Supporters of the Celtics have seen them go 13-22 and 16-19 ATS so far this season, while the Clippers are at 24-13 and 22-15 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 18-18-1, while the Celtics are 14-21.

View Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds and Stats.

Los Angeles opened as -9-point Favorite at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 194.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Clippers at No. 10 and the Celtics at No. 15 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 97-89 result in favor of the Clippers.

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In their last action, Los Angeles was a 101-81 winner at home against the Magic. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (182) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Orlando was run off the court by the Clippers on Monday as Los Angeles blasted the Magic 101-81 at STAPLES Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Celtics rank No. 23 in the league with 41.69 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 13 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 13-ranked team at 7.89 per game, while the Celtics rate No. 25 with 6.49 per contest.

Next up:
Boston at Golden State, Friday, January 10th
Los Angeles home to Los Angeles, Friday, January 10th

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