Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
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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
Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 2/16/2021 Betting Odds
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
Denver are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Boston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Paul Millsap PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston
Marcus Smart PG Calf is out indefinitely
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