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Phoenix Suns vs. Boston Celtics

The Phoenix Suns and the Boston Celtics will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at TD Garden.

Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 110-101 loser as they battled the Cavaliers at home. The Suns failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite, while 211 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Celtics were a 116-92 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors.

Phoenix:
Team record: 36-28 SU, 39-22-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston
is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games when playing Boston
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Boston:
Team record: 22-43 SU, 32-32-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 18 games at home

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 3-7
After playing New York are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Phoenix at Toronto, Sunday, March 16
Boston at New Orleans, Sunday, March 16