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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics

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

The Lakers were a 121-114 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Suns. They covered the 11-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (235) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Boston was an 88-83 winner at home against the Raptors. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (171) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 14-25 SU, 21-18 ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing Boston
LA Lakers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9

Boston:
Team record: 14-26 SU, 20-20 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Orlando are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
LA Lakers at Toronto, Sunday, January 19
Boston at Orlando, Sunday, January 19