Celtics vs. Nuggets Prediction

Celtics vs. Nuggets NBA Predictions: Will Boston Pull off Upset? 1/29/18

Will the Boston Celtics pull off a small upset tonight in Denver where they'll take on the Nuggets at 9:00 p.m. ET?

Who Oddsmakers Like: Denver. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nuggets are 1.5-point home favorites to beat the Celtics, who opened as 3-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, opened at 207 but is down to 204.5.

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Who Public Bettors Like: Boston. As of Monday morning, 75% of the betting tickets wagered online are on the Celtics and 84% of the money wagered online is also on Boston to cover. Meanwhile, 82% of the betting tickets are on the over.

Who We Like: Boston. For starters, the underdog and the road team are 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams, respectively. The Celtics are also 5-2 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games, are 19-8 at the betting window in their last 27 road games, and have covered in 10 of their last 13 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage greater than .600.

On the other side, the Nuggets are just 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven games. They're also 1-3-1 against the number in their last five home games, are 1-4 against the number in thie rlsat five games coming off a win, and are 1-4-1 AZTS in their last six games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

 

MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: BOSTON CELTICS +1.5

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