NBA Basketball - Preview

The Boston Celtics and the Oklahoma City Thunder will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Celtics were a 95-92 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pelicans. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (187) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 115-111 winner as they battled the Timberwolves on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 226 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 13-20 SU, 16-17 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City

When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Denver are 8-2
After playing New Orleans are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 26-7 SU, 18-15 ATS

is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Utah are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Next up:
Boston at Denver, Tuesday, January 7
Oklahoma City at Utah, Tuesday, January 7