Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics 4/17/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
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Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics 4/17/2021 – The Golden State Warriors are fighting to get back to the 8th best record in the NBA Western Conference standings. They will have a chance to get closer to that goal if they prevail over the Boston Celtics on the road this Saturday, April 17. The game begins at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time while ABC holds the exclusive broadcast rights. NBA League Pass will also have the same feed available for their online live stream subscribers. The Boston Celtics are also surging in the standings and the home-court advantage has them carrying the edge in NBA betting lines over the Golden State Warriors.
Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics 4/17/2021
Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics 4/17/2021 Betting Odds
Golden State Warriors Betting
The Golden State Warriors are now on a four-game winning streak and that pushed them to the 9th best record in the NBA Western Conference standings. This team is trailing the Memphis Grizzlies by just a game with their record now at 28-all. The Cleveland Cavaliers were their most recent opponents and won against them by a wide margin of 18 points, 119-101. Steph Curry has been fantastic for the Warriors lately and in this match, he had 33 points, five assists, four rebounds and four three-pointers. Andrew Wiggins gave him some help with 23 points while Juan Toscano-Anderson had 20 off the bench.
Players to watch: S. Curry PG 48 GP 48 GS 33.9 MIN 30.7 PTS 0.5 OR 5 DR 5.5 REB 5.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 3.2 TO 1.8 PF 1.9 AST/TO 26.84 PER
A. Wiggins SF 56 GP 56 GS 32.6 MIN 18.1 PTS 1 OR 3.8 DR 4.8 REB 2.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1.8 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 14.93 PER
K. Oubre Jr. SG 50 GP 50 GS 30.8 MIN 15.3 PTS 1.4 OR 4.6 DR 6 REB 1.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 1.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 13.4 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics have found their winning grove once again and they are on a five-game winning streak heading to their next game against the Golden State Warriors. Their record is now at 30-26 and that gives them the 4th best record in the NBA Eastern Conference and shares the spot with the Atlanta Hawks. This team went up an old rival and prevailed by eight points against the Los Angeles Lakers, 121-113. Jaylen Brown tallied 40 points along with nine rebounds, three assists and three triples while Marcus Smart and Payton Pritchard each had 15 points.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 50 GP 50 GS 35.5 MIN 25.6 PTS 0.7 OR 6.4 DR 7.1 REB 4.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.96 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 20.58 PER
K. Walker PG 36 GP 36 GS 31.2 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.5 AST/TO 16.2 PER.
Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics 4/17/2021 Betting Numbers
Golden State Warriors
Golden State are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Golden State Warriors
Klay Thompson SG Achilles is out for season
Evan Fournier SG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
One streak will end this night and according to the best sportsbook, the Golden State Warriors will be that team. The Boston Celtics are very healthy right now and found their playoff rhythm already even with Evan Fournier still serving quarantine time.
Moneyline: The Warriors are given an ML of +135 points if they prevail on the road while the Celtics are at -162.
ATS: It is a wide 3.5 points between both teams with the Warriors getting the +3.5 while the Celtics sit on the -3.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is set at 229 points with the Warriors going over and the Celtics are under.
Score Prediction: 119 – 115, Celtics