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Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/15/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 4-15-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/15/2021 – Two top-five teams from the Eastern and Western Conference play and are set to clash in an epic game that will take place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. The Boston Celtics will hit the road in this game to square off against the Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA best bets today are available online on the top betting websites. Boston Celtics are holding the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference play and the Lakers are holding the same fifth place in the Western Conference play. Both teams will enter this game with a winning record.

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/15/2021

When: April 15, 2021 10:00 PM ET
Where: STAPLES Center Los Angeles, California
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/15/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics -4.5 (-110) 211.5 o (-110) -182
Los Angeles Lakers +4.5 (-110) 211.5 u (-110) +150
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics are riding a four-game winning streak and are just one game behind the Atlanta Hawks in fourth. Boston is holding a 29-26 record and they have climbed up their conference play with consecutive victories. In their last game, the Celtics took out the Portland Trail Blazers with a final score of 116-115. Jayson Tatum scored a team-high of 32 points while Kemba Walker tossed in 21 points, seven assists, and eight rebounds in their success.

Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 49 GP 49 GS 35.7 MIN 25.9 PTS 0.7 OR 6.4 DR 7.1 REB 4.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 1.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.09 PER

J. Brown SG 51 GP 51 GS 34.2 MIN 24.3 PTS 1.2 OR 4.5 DR 5.7 REB 3.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 20.21 PER

K. Walker PG 35 GP 35 GS 31.4 MIN 17.7 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 16.18 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers are just one game behind the Denver Nuggets in fourth place. The Lakers are holding a 34-21 record on the season. In their last outing, the Lakers took out the Charlotte Hornets with a final score of 101-93. The Los Angeles Lakers have a long way to make it back to the top three spots. Kyle Kuzma netted 24 points for the Lakers after going seven for 18 with his shooting attempts with four rebounds. Dennis Schroder was the other player that contributed 19 points and six assists in their success.

Players to watch: L. James SF 41 GP 41 GS 33.9 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.6 OR 7.3 DR 7.9 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 24.66 PER

G. Trent Jr. SG 23 GP 23 GS 32.8 MIN 22.5 PTS 2 OR 6.3 DR 8.4 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 1.8 BLK 2 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 24.54 PER

D. Schroder PG 51 GP 51 GS 31.8 MIN 15.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 5.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 13.5 PER.

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/15/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

Boston are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 10 games.
Boston are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against LA Lakers.
Celtics are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against LA Lakers.
Boston are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston’s last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Boston are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games played in April.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games against Boston.
Their total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 10 games when playing at home against Boston.
LA Lakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Lakers are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
LA Lakers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Evan Fournier SG Quarantine is out indefinitely

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Jared Dudley PF Knee is out indefinitely
Markieff Morris PF Ankle is “?” Thursday vs Boston
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers
26-28-1 Against the Spread 27-28-0
27-28-0 Straight Up 20-35-0
112 Points per Game 110
110 Points Allowed per Game 106
46.87 Offensive FG% 47.5
76.98 Offensive FT% 74.57
37.49 Offensive 3PT% 35.69
46.3 Defensive FG% 45.35
77.73 Defensive FT% 76.76
37.14 Defensive 3PT% 34.32

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Lakers will miss out on LeBron James due to his ankle injury. Additionally, the Lakers are also missing out on Anthony Davis due to his calf injury. The NBA point spread predictions are in favor of the Celtics to build on their winning streak.

Moneyline: An ML of -182 is out for the Celtics and an ML of +150 is out for the Lakers.

ATS: -4.5 (-110) is the allocated spread for the Celtics and +4.5 (-110) is the allocated spread for the Lakers.

TOTALs: Over 211.5 (-110) is the total for the Celtics and the same will go under for the Lakers.

Score Prediction: 111 – 100, Celtics