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Boston Celtics vs. Denver Nuggets

The Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Pepsi Center.

In their last action, Boston was a 119-96 loser on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (215) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Denver won its last outing, a 137-115 result against the Lakers on January 5. The Nuggets covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 252 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Boston:
Team record: 13-21 SU, 16-18 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Denver

When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Denver:
Team record: 16-17 SU, 13-19-1 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Boston at LA Clippers, Wednesday, January 8
Denver home to Oklahoma City, Thursday, January 9