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NBA Game Preview - Wizards underdogs vs Celtics at Washington

Boston CelticsWashington Wizards
Nov 3, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Boston Celtics vs Washington Wizards Odds

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The Wizards will hit the floor running against the visiting Boston Celtics on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Wizards are 0-1 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Celtics, meanwhile, are 0-2 and 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 0-1 and the Celtics go 1-1 on the totals.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Wizards in this one will find them as 5-point underdogs, while the total was sitting at 196.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 25 (Wizards) and the No. 17 (Celtics) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 86-84 result in favor of the Wizards is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 23-rated squad against Boston's No. 24-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 4 in the league with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 19 with 5.5 per outing.

Defensively, the Celtics feature the league's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 120 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston was a 99-88 loser at home against the Bucks. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (187) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Boston got 15 points from Kevin Garnett but lost anyway 99-88 against the Bucks on Friday at TD Garden.

Washington lost its last outing, a 94-84 result against the Cavaliers on October 30. The Wizards failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 178 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Washington got 11 points from Jordan Crawford but lost anyway 94-84 against the Cavaliers on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 2-8
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Celtics at Wizards trends to consider:
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Washington, Wednesday, November 7
Washington at Boston, Wednesday, November 7

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