Celtics vs. Warriors Prediction
The Warriors will go for their 69th win of the season tonight when they host the Celtics at 10:30PM ET but will they cover as a double-digit home favorite?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Warriors are -12 to beat the Celtics tonight while the over/under total is sitting at 221.5 points after opening at 223. Here has been no movement on the line for this game as of this writing but you can track and compare odds at the link provided below.
Golden State is 68-7 overall and a perfect 36-0 at home, but the Warriors are just 5-5 against the spread over their last 10 games despite their 9-1 straight up record. As for Boston, the Celtics have dropped six of their last 10 games and are 3-7 against the spread during that span.
While the Celtics have been a poor bet of late, they've actually been profitable for bettors when playing on back-to-back nights. Despite the lack of rest, Boston is 10-7 against the spread when playing on back-to-back days and won by an average margin of 2.4 points in those 17 contests.
The Celtics have also had success versus the Warriors, going 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games against Golden State. The road team is also 3-1-1 against the number in the last five meetings between these two tams while the underdog is 22-7-1 ATS in the last 30 meetings. Boston should snap its three-game ATS losing skid tonight.
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