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Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers 2/25/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers 2-25-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers 2/25/2020 – The Boston Celtics are coming from a tough loss against the Los Angeles Lakers and they hope to get back to winning form once again on their next road game against the Portland Trail Blazers. This match will happen at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon and it will be televised live on television by NBC Sports Northwest while NBA League Pass and SofaScore will have the online live stream available. It is seen by NBA Betting Line Picks that the Celtics will be bouncing back on this game against the Blazers.

Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers 2/25/2020

When: February 25, 2020 10:00 PM ET
Where: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
TV: NBC SPORTS NORTHWEST
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers 2/25/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics -5.5 (-110) 231 o (-105) -210

Portland Trail Blazers
+5.5 (-118) 231 u (-115) +175
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics are currently third place in the NBA Eastern Conference playoff race and they currently own a 39-17 record. On the road, this team did well by prevailing 16 times in 28 contests. Kemba Walker was not playing during their Lakers game and he could have made a difference. He is still questionable or this game against Portland but Jayson Tatum has been playing great for this team and he has been picking up the slack. Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward have been great players for this team and they are always ready to step up when they are needed to and they provides.

Players to watch: J. Tatum PF 51 GP 51 GS 34.2 MIN 22.5 PTS 1 OR 6 DR 7 REB 2.9 AST 1.4 STL 0.9 BLK 2.2 TO 2.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.68 PER

J. Brown SG 45 GP 45 GS 33.6 MIN 20.3 PTS 1.1 OR 5.4 DR 6.4 REB 2.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 3 PF 0.9 AST/TO 17.41 PER

G. Hayward SF 38 GP 38 GS 33.3 MIN 17.6 PTS 1.1 OR 5.6 DR 6.7 REB 4.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 1.8 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19 PER

Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers have been the team that has been on the bubble as they are playing without Damian Lillard in this crucial stretch of the season. They now hold a 26-32 record and they are trailing the Memphis Grizzlies by two games for the last spot in the NBA Western Conference playoff race. CJ McCollum has been stepping up big time for this team and he has been providing the team with 21.4 points per game. Carmelo Anthony will help out on the offensive end while Hassan Whiteside is the team’s anchor in defense. All this team needs to do now is to get their bench players to be more involved in the system and give them the confidence to step up.

Players to Watch: C. McCollum SG 53 GP 53 GS 35.7 MIN 21.4 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 3.9 REB 3.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.8 TO 2.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.18 PER

H. Whiteside C 52 GP 52 GS 30.8 MIN 15.8 PTS 4 OR 10 DR 14 REB 1.2 AST 0.4 STL 3.1 BLK 1.9 TO 3 PF 0.6 AST/TO 24.91 PER

C. Anthony PF 41 GP 41 GS 32.5 MIN 15.2 PTS 1.3 OR 5.3 DR 6.6 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.8 TO 3 PF 0.8 AST/TO 11.8 PER

Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers 2/25/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

Boston are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
Boston are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road.
Boston are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games when playing on the road against Portland.
Boston are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Boston are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Portland’s last 16 games.
Portland are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Trail Blazers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Portland are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Portland’s last 10 games this season.
Portland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Portland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker PG Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Portland

Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard PG Groin is out indefinitely
Rodney Hood SG Achilles is out indefinitely
Jusuf Nurkic C Leg is out indefinitely
Zach Collins PF Shoulder is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Portland Trail Blazers
34-21 Against the Spread 23-33
27-28 Straight Up 31-26
113 Points per Game 113
106 Points Allowed per Game 115
46.24 Offensive FG% 45.57
80.13 Offensive FT% 80.43
36.34 Offensive 3PT% 36.98
44.08 Defensive FG% 45.18
76.31 Defensive FT% 76.15
34.32 Defensive 3PT% 37.31

Boston Celtics vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks

According to Online Sports Betting, the Celtics have the upper hand in this game and it should be a long night for the Blazers without Damian Lillard. Even without Walker, the Celtics have a very well oiled system under Brad Stevens.

Moneyline: The ML of the Celtics on this road game is at -210 while the Blazers are at +175 if they secure a victory at home.

ATS: 5.5 points across the spread is given to this game with the Celtics at -5.5 and on the other side, the Blazers are at +5.5.

TOTALs: The predicted total for both teams to reach is 231 with the Celtics the team going over and the Trail Blazers are under.

Score Prediction: 118 – 111 Celtics