New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 1/17/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
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New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 1/17/2021 – The Boston Celtics are tough as nails and even with their best players sidelined, this team was able to pull out victories on a shorthanded roster. They will get tested once again as they host the visiting New York Knicks at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. This game will happen this Sunday, January 17 and it will tip-off at exactly 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA TV is going to broadcast the game live and the same feed can be seen through online live streaming at NBA League Pass. The New York Knicks have been slumping and NBA Lines see them losing another to the Boston Celtics.
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 1/17/2021
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 1/17/2021 Betting Odds
New York Knicks Betting
It is already a five-game winning streak for the New York Knicks and they hope to stop the bleeding soon. This team now has a 5-8 record and their most recent loss was against the Cleveland Cavaliers by just three points. Julius Randle and his contributions were present in the game as he tallied 28 points, six rebounds and six assists while RJ Barrett chipped in 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting. Immanuel Quickley continues to impress as the team’s sixth man and he had 23 points. Elfrid Payton just played 20 minutes and had 9 points while Mitch Robinson had only 5 points.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 13 GP 13 GS 37.5 MIN 20.7 PTS 0 OR 3.7 DR 3.7 REB 3.7 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 3.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.85 PER
A. Burks SG 3 GP 0 GS 27.7 MIN 23.2 PTS 1.4 OR 9.1 DR 10.5 REB 6.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 3.9 TO 3.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.33 PER
R. Barrett SG 13 GP 13 GS 37.5 MIN 16.6 PTS 1.4 OR 5.8 DR 7.2 REB 3.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 11.47 PER
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics have been marred with players on quarantine while their best player Jayson Tatum caught the COVID-19 virus. Even with those conditions, the Celtics have not lost a beat and prevailed over the Orlando Magic by 27 points. Jaylen Brown controlled the game with 21 points, eight assists, and two rebounds while veteran Jeff Teague had 17 points. Payton Pritchard has been the best player for the team off the bench with 16 points but Semi Ojeleye did 18 points and six boards. The team still has no Daniel Theis but Tristan Thompson took over and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 10 GP 10 GS 34.6 MIN 26.9 PTS 0.4 OR 6.7 DR 7.1 REB 3.8 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.4 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 23 PER
J. Brown SG 11 GP 11 GS 33.7 MIN 25.8 PTS 1.1 OR 4.7 DR 5.8 REB 3.9 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.8 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.91 PER
M. Smart PG 10 GP 10 GS 32.8 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.6 OR 2.1 DR 2.7 REB 6 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 2.5 PF 3.5 AST/TO 13.88 PER
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 1/17/2021 Betting Numbers
New York Knicks
New York is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
Boston is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
New York Knicks
Alec Burks SG Ankle is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker PG Knee is upgraded to “?” Sunday vs New York
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Boston Celtics are just on fire and continue to rise. This is a game they should win and Online Sports Betting sees it that way as well. The New York Knicks just lost their touch very early and that slump will continue.
Moneyline: The Knicks are going in this game with an ML of +270 while the Celtics are given the -350.
ATS: It is a wide 6.5 points across the spread with the Celtics going under and the Knicks are over.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is 210 points with the Knicks going over and the Celtics are under.
Score Prediction: 108 – 101, Celtics