Celtics vs. Wizards Pick

NBA Predictions: Will Celtics bounce back with win at Wizards? 2/8/18

Are the Boston Celtics the right play for bettors tonight when they battle the host Washington Wizards at 8PM ET?

Who the Oddsmakers Like: Washington. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Wizards are a 1.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 206.5 points. Washington opened as a 1-point fave, while the total was originally at 206.

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Who the Public Likes: Boston. As of Thursday afternoon, 69 percent of public bets have come in on the visiting Celtics to cover the spread. Online bettors are taking the over at a 64 percent clip.

Who We Like: Washington won the only meeting this season by a count of 111-103 in Boston. The Celtics are 6-4 ATS in the last 10 meetings and the over is 7-3. Boston lost its last game 111-91 at Toronto, which ended a four-game winning streak. The Celtics are 6-4 ATS in its last 10 games, while the under has gone 6-4. Washington dropped its last game 115-102 at the 76ers, which ended a five-game winning streak. The Wizards are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 contests, while the over has gone 7-3.

I have to go with Boston here. The contest at Toronto was tougher than this one and it was the first game with Kyrie Irving back in the lineup. Expect a better effort here against a Washington team that isn't as good without John Wall available.


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