Warriors vs. Celtics Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Warriors are listed as a 7-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is listed at 215 points.
Golden State comes in with an 11-3 record and 7-7 ATS after a 110-100 home win over the Magic. Boston is now 13-2 overall and 12-2-1 ATS after its 13th win in a row, a 109-102 triumph at the Nets. The two meetings were split 1-1 straight up and ATS last season. The under went 2-0.
The Warriors were led by Kevin Durant with 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds in the win over Orlando. Draymond Green contributed 20 points, five assists and four rebounds. Shaun Livingston, starting in place of injured Steph Curry, added 16 points and six assists. Curry is expected to be back in the lineup tonight. The game was tied 56-56 at halftime, but Golden State outscored the Magic 32-19 in the third quarter.
Kyrie Irving returned from a one-game absence to score 25 points and five assists in the win at Brooklyn. Marcus Morris registered 21 points and 10 rebounds. Jayson Tatum accounted for 19 points and three steals. Boston outscored the hosts 57-50 in the second half.
The Warriors are1-4-1 ATS in the last six meetings. The under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings.
A 13-game win streak on the line against the best team in the NBA. This is what makes the NBA great. With Curry back in the fold, the Warriors should click on all cylinders. Boston has had some close calls recently and are due for a poor performance. Since almost everyone plays poorly to some degree against Golden State, we'll take the visitors to cover the 7-point spread.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS -7