Thunder vs. Celtics NBA Free Pick

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BOSTON, MA (ATS Consultants) – The Oklahoma City (9-3 SU, 7-4-1 ATS) is coming off a 117-111 win over the Clippers at home on Wednesday giving 3.5, while Boston (6-6 SU, 3-7-2 ATS) lost at home to San Antonio, 112-100. The Thunder visit the TD Garden to take on the Celtics at 7:30pmET.

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Thunder as a 3-point favorite over the Celtics. The total is 195 in most books.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Thunder opened as a 3-point favorite and remained there in most books. The total opened at 195.5 and moved to 195 in most books.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 83% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Thunder. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take the Thunder over the Celtics. According to latest NBA trends Thunder are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings, road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings, 7-0 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Atlantic, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and are 13-6-2 ATS in their last 21 games following a S.U. win. Celtics are 3-9-2 ATS in their last 14 games overall, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games, 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss.

The Boston Celtics have dropped three of their last four and have lost three of their first six home games. Boston's defense has been a problem as they have allowed opponents to score over 100 points in each of its last five setbacks. Oklahoma City is one of the toughest teams in the league to defend with its combination of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and have put up 115.3 points in their last three wins. Kevin Martin has settled comfortably into the sixth man role for Oklahoma City, averaging 17.8 points. Boston is surrendering 99.3 points, and allowed the Spurs to shoot 58 percent on Wednesday. Not a good sign against Durant, Westbrook and company.

2012 NBA FREE PICK: OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER -3

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