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The division rival Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at TD Garden.

Last time out for Brooklyn, they were a 103-94 winner as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Nets covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 197 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Celtics were a 108-88 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Brooklyn:
Team record: 30-29 SU, 31-28 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 13 games when playing Boston

When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Sacramento are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 1-9
After a win are 5-5

Boston:
Team record: 20-41 SU, 29-31-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 15 games at home
is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Brooklyn

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Golden State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Brooklyn home to Sacramento, Sunday, March 9
Boston home to Detroit, Sunday, March 9