Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 9/7/2020 Betting Odds
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
Boston are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
Gordon Hayward SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely
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