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NBA Betting Pick - Philadelphia 76ers -9.5 Point Underdogs vs Boston Celtics

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Wednesday when the 76ers of Philadelphia hit the hard court against the Celtics of Boston.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Boston Celtics opened as -9.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 217 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Celtics to win this game 113-101. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Celtics currently sport a record of 36-19, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 30-24-1 ATS. The Philadelphia 76ers are 21-34 and 33-21-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Celtics post a 29-25-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the 76ers have gone 28-26-1 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Boston Celtics rated this week at No. 6 and the Philadelphia 76ers sitting at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Boston's No. 6-ranked offense (108.35 PPG) against a Philadelphia 76ers defense that ranks No. 22 at 106.62 PPG. The Boston Celtics have averaged 45.62% from the field per game, more than the Philadelphia 76ers have managed so far this NBA season (43.77% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dario Saric scored 18 points leading the 76ers to a 105-99 victory over Charlotte at Spectrum Center on Monday.

The Celtics got 29 points from Isaiah Thomas as Boston ran past Dallas 111-98 on Monday at American Airlines Center.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 14 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games on the road
  • Boston is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Boston's last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Washington, Friday, February 24th
Boston at Chicago, Thursday, February 16th

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