Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics 8/5/2020 Odds Picks and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics 8/5/2020 – The Brooklyn Nets are coming off from the biggest upset inside “The Bubble” and they will be taking that momentum less than 24 hours later against the Boston Celtics. This game will be held inside the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Reunion, Florida this Wednesday, August 5. It will be ESPN that will be holding the exclusive broadcast rights for this game and they will air it live at 9:00 PM Eastern Time. The Boston Celtics are coming from a loss but in this upcoming game, they are seen as the favorites by NBA Games Today Odds even if the Nets brought down the Bucks.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics 8/5/2020
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics 8/5/2020 Betting Odds
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets are coming off from a thunderous upset over the Milwaukee Bucks during their last game, 119-116. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot was the team’s best scorer and had 26 points and five three-pointers before fouling out. Garrett Temple fired five three-point shots over the Bucks to finish with 17 points while Tyler Johnson had 11 points and four rebounds. Justin Anderson maximized the minutes he was given and provided 11 points and four rebounds in 15 minutes. Rodion Kurucs and Chris Chiozza each provided some good support as both players each contributed 10 points.
Players to watch: K. Irving PG GP 20 GS 20 MIN 32.9 PTS 27.4 OR 1.1 DR 4.1 REB 5.2 AST 6.4 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 2.6 PF 2.7 AST/TO 2.5 PER 26.34
S. Dinwiddie PG GP 64 GS 49 MIN 31.2 PTS 20.6 OR 0.5 DR 3 REB 3.5 AST 6.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 2.5 PER 17.98
C. LeVert SG GP 41 GS 27 MIN 29.2 PTS 18.1 OR 1.1 DR 3 REB 4.1 AST 4.1 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.6 PER 15.4.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics were outlasted by the Miami Heat during their last encounter and lost by six points, 106-112. Jayson Tatum did 23 points and seven rebounds but he was plagued with fouls the entire game. Jaylen Brown registered a double-double with 18 points and ten rebounds while Gordon Hayward provided some support with 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Kemba Walker had a good scoring night with 15 points to go along with four assists. Center Danny Theis was subpar for his interior contributions as his 11 points only came with five rebounds.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum PF GP 61 GS 61 MIN 34.7 PTS 23.4 OR 1 DR 6 REB 7 AST 3 STL 1.4 BLK 0.9 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 1.4 PER 20.22
K. Walker PG GP 52 GS 52 MIN 31.4 PTS 21 OR 0.6 DR 3.3 REB 4 AST 4.8 STL 0.9 BLK 0.5 TO 2.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 2.3 PER 20.43
J. Brown SG GP 52 GS 52 MIN 34.1 PTS 20.7 OR 1.1 DR 5.2 REB 6.3 AST 2.1 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 3 AST/TO 0.9 PER 17.39.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics 8/5/2020 Betting Numbers
Brooklyn are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
Boston are 0-4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Kevin Durant SF Achilles is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker PG Rest is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Boston Celtics are seen as the huge favorites by Relentless Sportsbook coming to this game as they have a more established system over the Brooklyn Nets. Lightning won’t strike twice for the Nets as a fact that they are coming off from a tiring start from a back-to-back. The miracle stops here.
Moneyline: The Nets will be given the ML of +333 if they pull another upset victory while the Celtics are at -450.
ATS: It is a very wide 9.5 points across the spread between the Celtics and the Nets. Brooklyn is at +9.5 while Boston has the -9.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 228 points with the Celtics going under and the Nets are over.
Score Prediction: 118 – 106 Celtics