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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 Saturday when they battle at TD Garden.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 127-125 loser as they battled the Hawks at home. The Cavaliers covered in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 252 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Boston was a 106-79 loser on the road against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Cleveland:
Team record: 10-18 SU, 11-17 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Golden State are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Boston:
Team record: 12-17 SU, 15-14 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Cleveland
is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Cleveland
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Cleveland home to Golden State, Sunday, December 29
Boston home to Atlanta, Tuesday, December 31