Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics 4/19/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics 4/19/2021 – The Boston Celtics have been on a roll and they hope to extend that momentum as long as possible especially at the home stretch of the season. They will be going up against the Chicago Bulls next at their home court in the TD Garden located in Boston, Massachusetts this coming Monday, April 19. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television at NBC Sports Boston and NBC Sports Chicago. NBA League Pass will also have both games available through online live streaming. The Boston Celtics are expected by NBA lines to extend their winning streak after this game against the Chicago Bulls.
Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics 4/19/2021
Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics 4/19/2021 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls have successfully snapped their five-game losing streak during their last match against the Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-96. That win improved their record at 23-33 and a win here against the Boston Celtics will make them overtake the Toronto Raptors for the 10th best record in the NBA Eastern Conference. Nikola Vucevic led the team with 25 points, seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and three triples. Lauri Markkanen had 16 points and six boards off the bench to help secure the victory. This team played the game without Zach LaVine and will still not have the all-star player due to quarantine.
Players to watch: Z. LaVine SG 53 GP 53 GS 35.2 MIN 27.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4.5 DR 5.1 REB 5.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 3.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.65 PER
N. Vucevic C 13 GP 15 GS 32.1 MIN 22.8 PTS 2.2 OR 7.8 DR 9.9 REB 3.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.9 BLK 1.2 TO 2.4 PF 3.1 AST/TO 25.19 PER
L. Markkanen PF 36 GP 25 GS 27.3 MIN 14.7 PTS 0.7 OR 4.8 DR 5.5 REB 0.9 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1.1 TO 1.4 PF 0.9 AST/TO 15.25 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics now own the second-longest winning streak in the NBA with 6 and they are behind the Los Angeles Clippers. The six-game winning streak pushed them to the 5th best record in the NBA Eastern Conference and in a position battle with the Atlanta Hawks. This team has a great showdown with the Golden State Warriors as Jayson Tatum countered Steph Curry’s 47 points with 44 of his own. He also had ten rebounds and five three-pointers in the process. Kemba Walker also had a good night doing 26 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 51 GP 51 GS 35.6 MIN 26 PTS 0.7 OR 6.5 DR 7.1 REB 4.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 21.36 PER
J. Brown SG 52 GP 52 GS 34.1 MIN 24.6 PTS 1.2 OR 4.6 DR 5.8 REB 3.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 20.57 PER
K. Walker PG 37 GP 37 GS 31.4 MIN 17.8 PTS 0.3 OR 3.6 DR 3.9 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.5 AST/TO 16.31 PER.
Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics 4/19/2021 Betting Numbers
Chicago are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Boston are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
Zach LaVine SG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker PG Illness is “?” Monday vs Chicago
Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Chicago Bulls are just having a hard time keeping it together without Zach LaVine. They are the underdogs in this matchup according to the sportsbook and the riskier bet against the surging Boston Celtics in their home court.
Moneyline: The Bulls are given an ML of +200 if they manage to pull an upset while the Celtics have -250.
ATS: It is six points across the spread for both teams with the Celtics owning the -6 while the Bulls are on the far side with +6.
TOTALs: 223.5 is the total handed to this game with the Celtics the team going under while the Bulls are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 109, Celtics