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Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics 3/2/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics 3-2-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics 3/2/2021 – The Boston Celtics are on back-to-back wins and will have a tough challenge pushing to get into a winning streak. They will be hosting the stingy Los Angeles Clippers for their next game this Tuesday, March 2. The game begins at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be held at the TD Garden located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is TNT that will be holding the broadcast rights for this game and the same telecast can be enjoyed by NBA League Pass subscribers. The Los Angeles Clippers are given the edge by NBA Vegas Odds over the home team Boston Celtics.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics 3/2/2021

When: March 2, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics 3/2/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Clippers -3.5 (-115) 224.5 o (-110) -154
Boston Celtics +3.5 (-115) 224.5 u (-110) +130
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Los Angeles Clippers Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers have been on a see-saw with themselves evening up their last six games to three wins and three losses. They slipped back to the third-best record in the NBA Western Conference after the Los Angeles Lakers went on back-to-back wins. Kawhi Leonard leads the team scoring 25 points during their most recent loss against the Milwaukee Bucks. Paul George shot 33% from the field and had only 16 points but he was able to contribute seven rebounds and seven assists. Serge Ibaka finished the game with 15 points and 11 boards.

Players to watch: K. Leonard SF 29 GP 29 GS 34.7 MIN 26.8 PTS 1 OR 5.3 DR 6.3 REB 4.9 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1.9 TO 1.5 PF 2.6 AST/TO 27.22 PER

P. George SG 26 GP 26 GS 33.3 MIN 23.4 PTS 0.8 OR 5.3 DR 6.2 REB 5.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.4 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 22.84 PER

L. Williams SG 33 GP 3 GS 22.6 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.4 OR 2 DR 2.4 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 0.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 16.32 PER.

Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics are on back-to-back winning streak by beating the Indiana Pacers and the latest were the Washington Wizards by just a point, 111-110. This team is now on a triple tie with the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors with an even record of 17-17. Jayson Tatum proved why he is an NBA All-Star giving the team 31 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals. Kemba Walker provided the team with 21 points, eight assists and five rebounds while Danny Theis had one of his best games of the season flirting with a double-double of 20 points and nine boards.

Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 29 GP 29 GS 35.6 MIN 25.2 PTS 0.6 OR 6.4 DR 7 REB 4.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20 PER

J. Brown SG 31 GP 31 GS 33.8 MIN 25 PTS 1.1 OR 4.4 DR 5.5 REB 4 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.3 PER

K. Walker PG 18 GP 18 GS 29.6 MIN 18.3 PTS 0.4 OR 3.3 DR 3.7 REB 4.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.51 PER.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics 3/2/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Clippers

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Clippers’ last 5 games.
LA Clippers are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against Boston.
LA Clippers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Clippers’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Clippers’ last 7 games this season.
LA Clippers are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
LA Clippers are 1-8 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.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games against LA Clippers.
Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing at home against LA Clippers.
Boston are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Celtics are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Boston are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston’s last 16 games played in March.

Injuries

Los Angeles Clippers

Patrick Patterson PF Personal is OUT Tuesday vs Boston

Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart PG Calf is out indefinitely
Jaylen Brown SF Knee missed last game, is “?” Tuesday vs LA Clippers
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Clippers Boston Celtics
20-16-0 Against the Spread 16-18-0
20-15-1 Straight Up 18-16-0
115 Points per Game 111
109 Points Allowed per Game 110
48.44 Offensive FG% 46.34
83.98 Offensive FT% 76.62
41.62 Offensive 3PT% 36.74
46.73 Defensive FG% 46.68
78.62 Defensive FT% 80
35.71 Defensive 3PT% 35.61

Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics even with the home court advantage and momentum from their back-to-back games are seen as the underdog in NBA Betting Lines against the Los Angeles Clippers. This is a bad time to face the Clippers as they are itching to get their winning groove back after a loss.

Moneyline: The Celtics are given an ML of +130 if they manage to pull an upset while the Clippers are at -154.

ATS: It is 3.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Clippers getting the -3.5 while the Celtics are at +3.5.

TOTALs: The total handed to this game is at 224.5 points with the Celtics going under and the Clippers are over.

Score Prediction: 117 – 112, Clippers