Celtics vs. Kings Prediction

NBA Predictions: Celtics vs. Kings to turn into Defensive Struggle? 3/25/18

Will Sunday's matchup between the Boston Celtics and Sacramento Kings turn into a defensive struggle for 'under' bettors at 6:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

(707) Boston Celtics at (708) Sacramento Kings

Sunday, March 25, 2018

TV: NBATV, 6:00 p.m. ET

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Celtics are 6.5-point road favorites to beat the Kings while the over/under currently sits at 198 points.

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LINE MOVEMENT

Boston hit the board as a 7-point road favorite but the line was bet down to 6.5 at the majority of online sportsbooks. The total, meanwhile, opened at 199.5 but was bet down to 198.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 70% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Celtics to cover the point spread tonight. Meanwhile, 65% of the betting tickets are on the over.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

Kyrie Irving (knee) remains out for the Celtics while Jaylen Brown (concussion) is probable and Marcus Smart (thumb) is out. On the other side, Zach Randolph (illness) is probable for the Kings.

BETTING STRATEGY

The under is 4-0 in the Celtics' last four games playing on one day of rest, is 4-0 in their last four games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game, and is 4-1 in their last five games played on Sunday. On the other side, the under is 6-1 in the Kings' last seven home games, is 4-0 in their last four home games versus an opponent with a winning road record, and is 8-3 in their last 11 games overall.

 

OUR PREDICTION: CELTICS/KINGS UNDER 198

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