Blazers vs. Celtics Prediction

Trail Blazers vs. Celtics Predictions: Will Boston cover off a loss? 1/21/17

Are the Celtics a good bet to cover the spread coming off a loss when they host the Trail Blazers today at 5:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Celtics are 8.5-point home favorites versus the Trail Blazers after opening as a 6.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number is sitting at 218 after hitting the board at 220.

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Damian Lillard scored 30 points in a 93-92 loss to the Sixers on Friday, while adding five rebounds, one assist, one steal and two 3-pointers. Evan Turner, meanwhile, added four points with one rebound, five assists, one steal and one block in 28 minutes while starting in place of Moe Harkless.

The Knicks snapped the Celtics' three-game winning streak with a 117-106 victory on Wednesday. Isaiah Thomas still went off, scoring a game-high 39 points in a losing effort, making 12-of-25 field goals and 10-of-10 from the line. He also hit five 3-pointers, grabbed three boards and two assists.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Celtics are 8-3-1 at the betting window in their last 12 games coming off a loss and are 11-5-1 against the number in their last 17 games overall. They're also 6-0-1 against the spread in their last seven games following an ATS loss and have covered in four of their last five conference games. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 0-4 against the spread in their last four games overall and are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games playing on zero days.

 

SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: BOSTON CELTICS -8.5

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