Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/4/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/4/2020 – The Boston Celtics visit the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday with NBA best bets picking the former to prevail. This is despite Boston struggling as of late, dropping their last two assignments. However, the Cavaliers are not doing that good either. They have lost three games in a row and it appears that a fourth one is on the way. A win means more to the Celtics as they give chase to the Toronto Raptors.
Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/4/2020
Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/4/2020 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics have run into bad luck as of late, dropping their last assignment to the Houston Rockets in overtime. However, their fortunes should change against the cellar-dwelling Cavs who are going through the motions of finishing the season. Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum lead the Celtics offensive which is averaging 113.4 points per game. Their defense could need some improvement, allowing teams to score 114.9 points per contest.
Players to watch: J. Brown SG 49 GP 49 GS 34 MIN 20.4 PTS 1.1 OR 5.3 DR 6.4 REB 2.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 3 PF 0.9 AST/TO 17.14 PER
G. Hayward SF 42 GP 42 GS 33.6 MIN 17.1 PTS 1 OR 5.6 DR 6.6 REB 4.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 1.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.99 PER
M. Smart PG 48 GP 34 GS 32.1 MIN 12.9 PTS 0.7 OR 3 DR 3.7 REB 4.9 AST 1.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 2.6 PF 3 AST/TO 13.99 PER
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers are fading once more, losing three games in a row. Injuries to some players are not helping, meaning Collin Sexton and Kevin Love will have to step up. Cleveland is good for 106.6 points per game but their defense needs improvement. They are allowing 114.9 points per game, something they cannot afford against the Cavs.
Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 60 GP 60 GS 32.4 MIN 20 PTS 1 OR 2.1 DR 3.1 REB 2.8 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 15.92 PER
K. Love PF 51 GP 51 GS 31.3 MIN 17.3 PTS 0.9 OR 8.8 DR 9.6 REB 3.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 17.96 PER
D. Garland PG 59 GP 59 GS 30.9 MIN 12.3 PTS 0.5 OR 1.4 DR 1.9 REB 3.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 8.63 PER
Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/4/2020 Betting Numbers
Boston are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Kemba Walker PG Rest is OUT Wednesday vs Cleveland
Tristan Thompson C Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Boston
Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
Despite being the visiting team, the Celtics are seen by best NBA bets today to win over the Cavaliers. Boston needs the win more as they try to narrow the gap with the Raptors. They are 1.5 games behind and a win could get them closer.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Celtics for this game is at -125 while the Cavaliers are at +105 at home.
ATS: -1.5 is given to the Celtics across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Cavaliers with +1.5.
TOTALs: 215.5 is the given total for this match with the Celtics going over and the Cavaliers the team under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 103 Celtics