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Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks

The Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks will meet on the court at Madison Square Garden on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.

In their last action, Boston was a 106-98 winner at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (204) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 121-83 winner as they battled the Magic at home. The Knicks covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 9-12 SU, 12-9 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against New York
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 8-2
After playing Denver are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

New York:
Team record: 5-13 SU, 6-12 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston

When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
Boston at Brooklyn, Tuesday, December 10
New York at Cleveland, Tuesday, December 10