New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 4/7/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 4/7/2021 – This is going to be a very interesting matchup as both squads are entering the game with the same record and jocking for a good position in the playoffs. It is the New York Knicks going on the road to battle the Boston Celtics this coming Wednesday, April 7. This longtime rivalry is set to go down at the TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts with the tip-off starting at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBC Sports Boston and MSG will be handling the live coverage while both feeds can be seen through online live streaming via NBA League Pass. With the home-court advantage, the Boston Celtics are expected to win in NBA betting lines against the New York Knicks.
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 4/7/2021
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 4/7/2021 Betting Odds
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks fell down to below .500 with their most recent loss against the Brooklyn Nets. That was lost by only two points, 112-114. RJ Barrett had 22 points to lead the team in scoring but the best stat line came from Julius Randle doing 19 points, 15 rebounds, 12 assists and a block. Reggie Bullock also scored 21 points for the Knicks while Derrick Rose chipped in with 16 points off the bench. That loss now puts them in seventh place in the playoffs and tied with the Boston Celtics with a record of 25-26. The good news is that they are just a game behind the Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 50 GP 50 GS 37 MIN 22.9 PTS 1.3 OR 9.4 DR 10.8 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.4 TO 3.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.63 PER
R. Barrett SG 51 GP 51 GS 34 MIN 17.3 PTS 1.1 OR 4.8 DR 5.9 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 15.63 PER
A. Burks SG 39 GP 5 GS 26 MIN 12.7 PTS 0.5 OR 3.9 DR 4.4 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.26 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics are now tied with the New York Knicks with their record at 25-26 and a win here will put them up to the seventh-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. This team is coming from a tough loss against the conference leader Philadelphia 76ers by ten points, 96-106. Jayson Tatum shot 7-of-17 from the field and was able to reach 20 points along with four rebounds, four assists and three triples. Jaylen Brown chipped in with 17 points while Marcus Smart and Kemba Walker each had 14. Evan Fournier sat out the game due to injuries and is expected to play against the Knicks.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 44 GP 44 GS 35.4 MIN 25.2 PTS 0.7 OR 6.2 DR 7 REB 4.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.4 TO 1.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 23.65 PER
J. Brown SG 46 GP 46 GS 33.7 MIN 24.3 PTS 1.2 OR 4.5 DR 5.7 REB 3.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 23.34 PER
K. Walker PG 31 GP 31 GS 30.8 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.3 OR 3.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 18.65 PER.
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics 4/7/2021 Betting Numbers
New York Knicks
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York’s last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 6 games.
New York Knicks
Mitchell Robinson C Foot is out indefinitely
Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is “?” Wednesday vs New York
New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Boston Celtics should be maximizing their home-court advantage and are the safer bet in the best sportsbook over the visiting New York Knicks. This is expected to be close but the Celtics have great clutch players for the end game.
Moneyline: The Celtics for this matchup is handed an ML of 150 while the Knicks are at +125 on the road.
ATS: It is just three points across the spread with the Knicks having the +3 while the Celtics are -3.
TOTALs: The given total for this matchup is set at 215.5 points with the Knicks going over and the Celtics are under.
Score Prediction: 103 – 100, Celtics