NBA Matchup - Celtics Raptors Odds Preview
|Toronto Raptors||Boston Celtics|
|19-17||January 15, 2014, 07:30 | TD Garden||13-26|
Boston will look to improve on its 13-26 record on Wednesday when they host Toronto in NBA odds action at TD Garden.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Celtics are 13-26 so far on the season, and 19-20 ATS vs. the number. The Raptors, meanwhile, are 19-17 and 22-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 16-23 and the Raptors go 19-17 on the totals.
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For bettors going with the Celtics in this one, they were listed earlier as 4-point underdogs on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 196 for Wednesday at shops such as 5Dimes.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Celtics and the No. 11-ranked Raptors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 93-87 result in favor of the Raptors.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 104-92 loser as they battled the Rockets at home. The Celtics failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 196 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston suffered a 104-92 loss against Houston on Monday, getting 24 points from Avery Bradley in a losing effort at TD Garden.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Boston's No. 22-rated squad against Toronto's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Boston rates No. 25 in the league with 6.31 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 7.92 per outing.
Toronto home to Minnesota, Friday, January 17th
Boston home to Los Angeles, Friday, January 17th