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New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics

The New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at TD Garden.

Last time out for New York, they were an 88-85 loser as they battled the Nets at home. The Knicks failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 173 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Boston lost its last outing, a 95-90 result against the Cavaliers on January 22. The Celtics failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 185 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

New York:
Team record: 25-14 SU, 21-18 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Boston
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Boston

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Brooklyn are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Boston:
Team record: 20-21 SU, 15-23-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games at home
is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing New York

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
New York at Philadelphia, Saturday, January 26
Boston at Atlanta, Friday, January 25