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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at TD Garden.

The Cavaliers were a 95-84 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (179) made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Boston was a 100-93 loser at home against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (193) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Cleveland:
Team record: 4-11 SU, 3-12 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 3-7
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Boston:
Team record: 6-11 SU, 9-8 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Cleveland
is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Cleveland

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Cleveland home to Chicago, Saturday, November 30
Boston at Milwaukee, Saturday, November 30