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Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2-16-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021 – A non-conference game is all set to take place as the Denver Nuggets take on the Boston Celtics from TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Denver Nuggets are holding the seventh spot in the Western Conference play as they trail the Spurs in the sixth. The Nuggets will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Boston Celtics, on the other hand, are holding the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference play and they are trailing the Nets in the third. The Celtics will look forward to rebound from their last defeat as they are riding a two-game losing streak. The best NBA odds are up and running as these teams battle to increase their overall record.

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021

When: February 16, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +3 (-111) 219 o (-110) +130

Boston Celtics
-3 (-111) 219 u (-110) -154
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Denver Nuggets Betting

The Nuggets are holding a 15-11 record on the season and are four games ahead of the .500 mark. In their last game, Denver came off a big victory against the Los Angeles Lakers after scoring 122 and giving up 105. Nikola Jokic is the leader in scoring for the Nuggets with close to 27 points. Jokic is also the leader in assists with close to nine and rebounds with close to 12. The Nuggets have seven of their players touching double figures in scoring. As a whole team, they are shooting at close to 48 percent.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 26 GP 26 GS 35.8 MIN 26.5 PTS 3 OR 8.5 DR 11.5 REB 8.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.7 BLK 3.5 TO 3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 30.86 PER

J. Murray PG 24 GP 24 GS 34.8 MIN 18.5 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4 REB 4.4 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.87 PER

M. Porter Jr. SF 16 GP 9 GS 27 MIN 14.5 PTS 1.2 OR 4.8 DR 6 REB 0.9 AST 1.1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.1 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 18.86 PER.

Boston Celtics Betting

Boston Celtics are sitting exactly at the .500 mark in the Eastern Conference play. The Celtics are holding a 13-13 record on the season and they are trailing the Nets in the third place. In their last game, Boson lost against the Wizards with a final score of 104-91. The leading scorer for Boston is Jalen Brown with an average of 26 points per game. Jayson Tatum is the assists leader with close to five assists per game. From the rebounding department, Tristan Thompson is the leader with close to nine boards on average.

Players to watch: J. Brown SG 24 GP 24 GS 33.2 MIN 26 PTS 1.3 OR 4.4 DR 5.7 REB 3.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 23.36 PER

J. Tatum SF 21 GP 21 GS 35.3 MIN 25.6 PTS 0.6 OR 6.5 DR 7.1 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 1.9 PF 1.9 AST/TO 21.18 PER

K. Walker PG 12 GP 12 GS 27.8 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 3.9 REB 4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 1.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 14.54 PER.

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games.
Denver are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Denver’s last 13 games on the road.
Denver are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Denver’s last 12 games this season.
Denver are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Denver are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Celtics are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Boston are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games at home.
Boston are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Denver.
Celtics are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Boston are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing as the favourite.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games played on a Tuesday when at home.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston
Will Barton SG Personal is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston
Gary Harris SG Thigh is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston
Monte Morris PG Shoulder is “?” Tuesday vs Boston
PJ Dozier PG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston
Greg Whittington PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston

Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart PG Calf is out indefinitely
Daniel Theis C Finger is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Denver
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Boston Celtics
12-14-0 Against the Spread 13-13-0
19-7-2000 Straight Up 13-13-0
116 Points per Game 110
111 Points Allowed per Game 109
47.92 Offensive FG% 46.01
77.01 Offensive FT% 74.96
37.95 Offensive 3PT% 37.93
47.05 Defensive FG% 46.73
75.81 Defensive FT% 78.59
36.27 Defensive 3PT% 35.68

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics have been struggling off late and they are in desperate need of a victory. The top sportsbook odds are in favor of the Celtics to win this game and cover the spread. As for the Nuggets, they will need to focus on their next performance.

Moneyline: The ML for the Nuggets is +130 and the ML for the Celtics is -154.

ATS: A spread of +3 (-111) is out for the Nuggets and a spread of -3 (-111) is out for the Celtics.

TOTALs: Look for the total to go under 219 (-110) for Boston and look for the total to go over 219 (-110) for the Celtics.

Score Prediction: 111 – 105 Celtics