BOSTON, MA (The Spread) - The Celtics will host the Cavs today at 3:00PM ET in a series that has favored the underdog in previous meetings.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Celtics are 1-point home underdogs versus the Cavs for today's game. Boston opened as a 1-point dog so as of this writing there hasn't been any line movement.
The underdog is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Cavs are 1-5 against the number in their last six games overall. Cleveland is also just 1-5 at the betting window in its last six games versus Eastern Conference opponents.
The Celtics, meanwhile, are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall and 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games versus a team with a winning record.