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Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 12/12/19 Spread Picks and Previews

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 12-12-19 Spread Picks and Previews

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 12/12/19 – On Thursday, Philadelphia 76ers will take the road to square-off against Boston Celtics from TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Philadelphia holds the 4th spot in the Eastern Conference play with an overall record of 18-7. Boston, on the other hand, has slipped to the 3rd position behind Miami Heat. The Celtics are currently holding a record of 17-6 and are looking forward to get past the 76ers at home. It’s time to get into some details and check out the NBA spreads of this interesting matchup.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 12/12/19

When: December 12, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: TNT
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 12/12/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Philadelphia 76ers +2 (-115) 213 o (-110) +105

Boston Celtics
-2 (-105) 213 u (-110) -116
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Philadelphia 76ers Betting

Philadelphia 76ers enters this game after defeating Denver Nuggets at home. The 76ers scored 97 points and restricted the Nuggets to 92. Philadelphia has been maintaining their position by securing some important victories. The 76ers are one of those strong teams this season and they are just one game behind the Celtics. Playing against Boston at home is going to tough for Philadelphia, but they seem to be performing well in the last few games.

Players to watch: J. Embiid C (19 GP 19 GS 30.4 MIN 21.9 PTS 2.5 OR 9.9 DR 12.5 REB 2.9 AST 0.9 STL 1.4 BLK 3.4 TO 3.5 PF 0.9 AST/TO 23.8 PER)
T. Harris SF (24 GP 24 GS 34.2 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.7 OR 6.3 DR 7 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 2.1 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.91 PER)
B. Simmons PG (22 GP 22 GS 34.2 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.5 OR 5.3 DR 6.9 REB 8.5 AST 2.3 STL 0.5 BLK 3.8 TO 3.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 19.03 PER).

Boston Celtics Betting

Boston Celtics hold an undefeated record at home and they seem to be doing great with their point guard Kemba Walker. The Celtics have taken out some of the toughest teams this season, but they need to hold get back to their 2nd spot in the Eastern Conference. Boston is just one game behind Miami Heat and they are facing a determined team at home, who will have the upper hand in this match.

Players to watch: K. Walker PG (21 GP 21 GS 32 MIN 21.8 PTS 1 OR 3.4 DR 4.4 REB 5.1 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 22.07 PER)
J. Tatum PF (22 GP 22 GS 34.1 MIN 21.1 PTS 1.2 OR 6 DR 7.2 REB 2.8 AST 1.5 STL 0.8 BLK 2.2 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 17.88 PER)
J. Brown SG (19 GP 19 GS 33.4 MIN 20 PTS 1.1 OR 5.9 DR 6.9 REB 1.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 3.2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 18.82 PER).

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 12/12/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 11 games.
Philadelphia are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Boston.
76ers are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against Boston.
Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Philadelphia are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston.
76ers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games this season.
Philadelphia are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Philadelphia’s last 14 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 13 games.
Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Boston are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Celtics are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
Boston are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in December.

Injuries

Philadelphia 76ers

No Injuries

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward SF Nose is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Philadelphia
Marcus Smart PG Eye is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Philadelphia

Head-to-Head
Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics
46-48 Against the Spread 43-46-2
46-47-1 Straight Up 49-40-2
114 Points per Game 111
111 Points Allowed per Game 107
47.63 Offensive FG% 44.52
74.58 Offensive FT% 80.21
36.44 Offensive 3PT% 34.92
45.54 Defensive FG% 43.22
72.41 Defensive FT% 73.87
35.3 Defensive 3PT% 33.47

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

NBA basketball games have been getting exciting as some of the unexpected teams are becoming successful. Boston might not have lost a single game at home, but the 76ers are all set to take out the Celtics in this match.

Moneyline: The moneyline for Philadelphia is +105 and the moneyline for the Celtics is -116.

ATS: The ATS is this game is +2 for Philadelphia and -2 for Boston.

TOTALs: The total has gone over 213 for the 76ers and under 213 for the Celtics.

Score Prediction: 111 – 106 76ers