Celtics vs. Clippers Prediction

Will Celtics vs. Clippers be a defensive struggle? NBA Predictions 3/6/17

Will tonight's matchup between the Celtics and Clippers be a defensive struggle at 10:30PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Clippers are now 5-point home favorites versus the Celtics after opening as 3-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 218 and has been bet down to 216.5.

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Boston enters the game tonight having won six of its last 10 games, although the team just lost in Phoenix on Sunday evening. The Celtics are also 5-5 against the spread during that 10-game stretch and are 32-29 at the betting window this season, which includes a 20-11 ATS mark on the road.

Los Angeles has also won six of its last 10 games and covered the spread in six of those 10 contests as well. The Clippers are right at .500 for the year against the spread at 31-31, but are one game above the .500 mark at home at 15-14 against the number.

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OUR PREDICTION: The under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams in Los Angeles and 19-9 against the number in the last 28 meetings overall. The under is also 6-0-1 in the Celtics' last seven games, is 5-0-1 in their last six road games and is a perfect 11-0 in their last 11 games versus Pacific opponents. On the other side, the under has cashed in four of the Clippers' last five games following a win and are 10-4 in their last 14 home games.

 

MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: CELTICS/CLIPPERS UNDER 216.5

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