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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 Odds Picks and Previews

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

When: Sunday, January 17, 1:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 1/17/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New York Knicks +6.5 (-110) 210 o (-110) +270
Boston Celtics -6.5 (-110) 210 u (-110) -350
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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 teamโ€™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

Trends

New York Knicks

New York is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York’s last 10 games.
New York is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
New York is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 6 games on the road.
New York is 2-8 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Knicks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New York is 2-18 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Boston Celtics

Boston is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston’s last 15 games.
Boston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 12 games against New York.
Boston is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Boston is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against New York.
Celtics are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games this season.
Boston is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 11 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 11 games played in January.

Injuries

New York Knicks

Alec Burks SG Ankle is out indefinitely
Nerlens Noel PF Back is probable Sunday vs Boston
Frank Ntilikina PG Knee is out indefinitely
Mitchell Robinson C Heel is probable Sunday vs Boston

Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker PG Knee is upgraded to “?” Sunday vs New York
Jayson Tatum SF COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Daniel Theis C Finger is “?” Sunday vs New York
Robert Williams PF Quarantine is out indefinitely
Carsen Edwards PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs New York
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs New York
Tacko Fall C Ankle is “?” Sunday vs New York

Head-to-Head
New York Knicks Boston Celtics
5-8-0 Against the Spread 7-4-0
4-9-0 Straight Up 6-5-0
101 Points per Game 114
106 Points Allowed per Game 110
44.98 Offensive FG% 48.31
74.71 Offensive FT% 76.21
35.13 Offensive 3PT% 39.38
45.08 Defensive FG% 46.19
73.4 Defensive FT% 78.17
32.71 Defensive 3PT% 35.96

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