Raptors vs. Celtics Prediction
Will the Celtics pick up their third win in a row and also exact some revenge on the Raptors when the two teams meet at TD Garden tonight at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Celtics are now only a 1-point home favorite over the Raptors after the line for this game opened at Boston -2. As for the total, the number opened at 209.5 but was bet down to 207.
Toronto enters play having won eight of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread during that stretch, while Boston is 5-5 over its last 10 contests and just 4-6 at the betting window. The Raptors have been excellent on the road for bettors this season, posting a 19-13 ATS record away from Toronto. The Celtics have also been profitable as a home team, going 20-15 ATS in Boston.
This should be a defensive struggling through-and-through. The under has cashed in four straight Raptors games and is also 4-0 in their last four games versus Eastern Conference opponents.
On the other side, the under has hit in six of the Celtics' last seven games coming off a win and is 6-1 in their last seven games when playing on one day of rest. The under is also a perfect 4-0 in Boston's last four games following a win of more than 10 points.
WEDNESDAY NBA FREE PICK: RAPTORS/CELTICS UNDER 207