Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics 1/8/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
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Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics 1/8/2021 – The Washington Wizards continue to struggle even when Bradley Beal came out with 60 points during their last match. The team failed to get into a winning streak and hopes to get back on their winning rhythm when they face the Boston Celtics on the road. The game will be held inside the TD Garden located in Boston, Massachusetts this coming Friday, January 8 at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA TV will be putting the game on television and will share the broadcast to NBA League Pass subscribers. The Boston Celtics are going to put their three-game winning streak on the line and NBA Lines see that they carry the advantage in this game against the Washington Wizards.
Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics 1/8/2021
Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics 1/8/2021 Betting Odds
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards lost their last match against the Philadelphia 76ers by five points in a high-scoring affair, 136-141. Bradley Beal had a career night in scoring with 60 points as he shot 20-of-35 from the field. He also had seven rebounds, five assists, and seven three-pointers. Russell Westbrook had his numbers with 20 points, 12 assists, and eight rebounds but he is not expected to play in this game. Much is now expected from young stalwarts Rui Hachimura and Deni Avdija to carry some of the load left by Westbrook. Thomas Bryant should get more rebounds and Davis Bertans should get more shots.
Players to watch: B. Beal SG 7 GP 7 GS 35.4 MIN 30.6 PTS 1.3 OR 3.7 DR 5 REB 4.7 AST 1.6 STL 0.7 BLK 3.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 23.27 PER
R. Westbrook PG 5 GP 5 GS 37.4 MIN 20.6 PTS 1.4 OR 9.8 DR 11.2 REB 11.8 AST 1.2 STL 0 BLK 4.8 TO 3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 15.37 PER
T. Bryant C 7 GP 7 GS 29.4 MIN 17.9 PTS 2 OR 4.7 DR 6.7 REB 1.7 AST 0.4 STL 1 BLK 1.6 TO 3.6 PF 1.1 AST/TO 21.32 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics managed to pull a three-game winning streak heading to this match against the Washington Wizards. They manage to prevail over the Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors and the latest was against the reigning NBA Eastern Conference champions Miami Heat by two points, 107-105. Jayson Tatum had 27 points, five rebounds, four assists, and five three-pointers while Jaylen Brown did 21 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, two steals, and two blocks. Daniel Theis had 13 points but this team will have some key players out of the game because of quarantine.
Players to Watch: J. Brown SG 8 GP 8 GS 34 MIN 26.9 PTS 1 OR 3.6 DR 4.6 REB 3.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.9 TO 2.8 PF 1.1 AST/TO 25.66 PER
J. Tatum PF 8 GP 8 GS 34.3 MIN 26.3 PTS 0.4 OR 7.3 DR 7.6 REB 4 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.3 TO 1.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 24.06 PER
M. Smart PG 7 GP 7 GS 33.1 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 1.6 DR 2.3 REB 6.7 AST 1.6 STL 0.9 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 3.6 AST/TO 15.85 PER.
Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics 1/8/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Boston is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Russell Westbrook PG Finger injured last game, is “?” Friday vs Boston
Jeff Teague PG Ankle is “?” Friday vs Washington
Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Washington Wizards without Russell Westbrook is just hard to imagine winning over the Boston Celtics. Top Sporstbook has the Celtics winning by a fair margin but it may go wide since their key rotation players are intact.
Moneyline: The Wizards carry an ML of +185 for this game and while the Celtics are given a -225.
ATS: It is 5.5 points across the spread between both teams. Wizards have the +5.5 while the Celtics are -5.5.
TOTALs: The total handed to this game is 234.5 with the Celtics the team under and the Wizards should go over.
Score Prediction: 114 – 103 Celtics