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The Boston Celtics and the Phoenix Suns will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at US Airways Center.
Boston lost its last outing, a 113-99 result against the Lakers on February 20. The Celtics failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 212 combined points took the game OVER the total.
The Suns were a 108-98 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (206) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 28-26 SU, 23-28-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
is 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Team record: 18-37 SU, 22-31-2 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Antonio are 7-3
After playing Golden State are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
Boston at Portland, Sunday, February 24
Phoenix home to San Antonio, Sunday, February 24