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Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9-7-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020 – After in danger of falling to an 0-3 record, the Toronto Raptors managed to claw their way back and tie the series at 2-2. The pivotal Game 5 is set to happen this Monday, September 7 inside “The Bubble” at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. It will be TNT that will be broadcasting the game and the live telecast will start at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who want to catch the game through live streaming, it will be made available for NBA League Pass subscribers and SofaScore. In this critical game, NBA Game Odds see a close battle with the Boston Celtics as the safer bet as compared to the Toronto Raptors and will be taking the 3-2 lead heading to Game 6.

Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020

When: September 7, 2020 6:30 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics -1 (-110) 212 o (-110) -117

Toronto Raptors
+1 (-110) 212 u (-110) -103
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics had a tough third quarter that led them to play catch up the rest of the game and lost to the Toronto Raptors by seven points. Jayson Tatum had one of his best games in this series doing 24 points on 10-of-18 shooting and he also had 10 rebounds and three assists. Kemba Walker played 40 minutes but only shot nine times to finish the game with 15 points, eight assists and two rebounds. Jaylen Brown just shot only 22% from the field and still managed to provide 14 points and six rebounds. The Celtics as a team shot a poor 44% from the field and 20% from the three-point arc.

Players to watch: J. Tatum PF GP 8 GS 8 MIN 38.3 PTS 25.3 OR 1.4 DR 8 REB 9.4 AST 3.4 STL 0.6 BLK 1.1 TO 2.1 PF 1.6 AST/TO 1.6 PER 22.36

K. Walker PG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 35.1 PTS 22 OR 0.3 DR 3.6 REB 3.9 AST 5 STL 1.3 BLK 0.4 TO 1.5 PF 2 AST/TO 3.3 PER 23.11

J. Brown SG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 36.9 PTS 19 OR 0.5 DR 6.3 REB 6.8 AST 2.3 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.6 PF 3 AST/TO 0.9 PER 13.47.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors carried their momentum from Game 3 to 4 and provided with a victory to tie the series at 2-2. Pascal Siakam had his best game of the series with 23 points, 11 rebounds and two assists while Kyle Lowry stuffed the stat sheet with 22 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, two steals, two blocks and four three-pointers. Serge Ibaka came off the bench with quality 22 minutes of play to give the Raptors 18 points, seven rebounds, four three-pointers and a block. Fred VanVleet had an average production as he did 17 points, six rebounds, six assists and five threes

Players to Watch: F. VanVleet SG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 37.5 PTS 19.6 OR 0.6 DR 3.6 REB 4.3 AST 7.3 STL 1.6 BLK 0.4 TO 1.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 3.9 PER 17.4

P. Siakam PF GP 8 GS 8 MIN 36.8 PTS 19 OR 1.1 DR 6.4 REB 7.5 AST 3.9 STL 1.3 BLK 0.4 TO 1.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 2.6 PER 13.58

K. Lowry PG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 35.6 PTS 17 OR 0.9 DR 6.1 REB 7 AST 6.1 STL 1.9 BLK 0.9 TO 2.6 PF 3.3 AST/TO 2.3 PER 16.62.

Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

Boston are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 6 games.
Boston are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games.
Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Toronto.
Celtics are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Boston are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
Toronto are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto’s last 12 games at home.
Toronto are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games this season.
Toronto are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Raptors are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Toronto are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Vincent Poirier C Personal is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Toronto
Javonte Green PG Knee is OUT 2-3 weeks

Toronto Raptors

Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Toronto Raptors
47-29-4 Against the Spread 45-34-1
35-44-1 Straight Up 38-41-1
107 Points per Game 113
100 Points Allowed per Game 104
36.2 Offensive FG% 45.72
80.21 Offensive FT% 79.32
36.2 Offensive 3PT% 37.35
43.71 Defensive FG% 42.74
76.88 Defensive FT% 76.85
33.49 Defensive 3PT% 33.72

Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

The Toronto Raptors have shown their championship pedigree but chasing a 0-2 lead can take the wind out of any team. It will take something special for them to take this game and that is why Top Online Sportsbook picks the Boston Celtics to win this game when the final minutes get close between both teams.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Celtics for this game is at -117 while the Raptors as the favored team is not far behind at -103.

ATS: It is just one point separating both teams across the spread. The Raptors are at +1 while the Celtics are taking the -1.

TOTALs: It is 212 points expected for both teams to reach in Game 5 with the Celtics going over and the Raptors are under.

Score Prediction: 109 – 106 Celtics