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Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics 3/4/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics 3-4-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics 3/4/2021 – The Boston Celtics are coming in their next matchup on a three-game winning streak. This team is about to host the stingy Toronto Raptors this Thursday, March 4 at the TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts. The game happens this Thursday, March 4 with the tip-off at exactly 7:00 p.m Eastern Time. NBC Sports Boston and TSN are the official broadcast partners for television and both feeds can be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. The once mighty Toronto Raptors are having a lot of key players in quarantine and they are seen as the heavy underdogs in NBA Betting Lines against the Boston Celtics.

Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics 3/4/2021

When: March 4, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBC Sports Boston | TSN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics 3/4/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Raptors +8 (-110) 217 o (-110) +300
Boston Celtics -8 (-110) 217 u (-110) -400
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Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors are now a game below .500 with their record at 17-18. They are on a three-way tie for the same record along with the Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat. This team has lost three of their last four games and their most recent loss came from the NBA Eastern Conference worst team, the Detroit Pistons. Talks of trades during the mid-season have been spreading in the news with Kyle Lowry as the centerpiece. The Raptors are very much far from their 2019 championship year and NBA analysts see that it is already time for a revamp by the trade deadline.

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 27.24 PER

P. George SG 27 GP 27 GS 33.5 MIN 23.7 PTS 0.9 OR 5.2 DR 6.1 REB 5.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.4 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 22.85 PER

L. Williams SG 34 GP 3 GS 22.6 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.4 OR 1.9 DR 2.3 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 15.97 PER.

Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics have been streaking by winning their last three games. This team is now fourth in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 18-17. The Celtics were able to take down the Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards and the most recent were the western powerhouse Los Angeles Clippers. Kemba Walker led the team in scoring with 25 points along with five rebounds and two assists. Jaylen Brown also had a good night with 18 but Jayson Tatum shot only 5-of-16 from the field to finish with just 14 points but had five rebounds and five assists.

Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 31 GP 31 GS 35.7 MIN 32.9 PTS 1.4 OR 4 DR 5.4 REB 4.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.86 PER

R. Westbrook PG 26 GP 26 GS 34.1 MIN 20 PTS 1.6 OR 8.2 DR 9.8 REB 9.8 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 5 TO 2.9 PF 2 AST/TO 15.61 PER

T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.88 PER.

Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics 3/4/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Toronto Raptors

The total has gone OVER in 12 of Toronto’s last 17 games.
Toronto are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against Boston.
Toronto are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto’s last 11 games on the road.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in March.
Toronto are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games played on a Thursday.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games against Toronto.
Boston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Boston are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Boston are 4-11-1 ATS in their last 16 games played in March.
Boston are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

Toronto Raptors

Pascal Siakam PF Quarantine is out indefinitely
Patrick McCaw SG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Fred VanVleet PG Quarantine is out indefinitely
OG Anunoby SF Quarantine is out indefinitely

Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart PG Calf is out indefinitely
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Toronto Raptors Boston Celtics
16-19-0 Against the Spread 17-18-0
20-15-0 Straight Up 19-16-0
113 Points per Game 111
111 Points Allowed per Game 110
45.19 Offensive FG% 46.41
83.2 Offensive FT% 76.54
38.33 Offensive 3PT% 37.11
45.18 Defensive FG% 46.76
79.67 Defensive FT% 80.1
37.2 Defensive 3PT% 35.99

Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics are getting back their winning rhythm after a string of losses. Meanwhile, the Raptors are very inconsistent. Online Sportsbook has the Celtics as the favorites to win this game against the Raptors.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Raptors as the visiting team is at +300 on the ML while the Celtics are -400.

ATS: A very wide eight points is on the ATS for this game. Celtics take the -8 while the Raptors are on the far side with +8.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 217 points with the Raptors the team over and the Celtics are under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 105, Celtics