Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics Pick and Betting Odds
- Updated: April 14, 2015
The 38-42 Boston Celtics host the 48-32 Toronto Raptors in an Eastern Conference match up on 4/14/2015 at TD Garden, Boston, MA; Tipoff is at 7:30 PM ET.
Point Spread: Celtics -4
Over/Under Total Line: 208
In their last game the Raptors were on the road and beat the Miami Heat 107-104 where they covered the spread as a 3.5-point underdog. They did not cover in their previous game, but they have done so in 2 of their last 3. The total for the Heat game went Over, but the Under was the winning bet in their previous 2 games. In their last 10 games Toronto is 5-5 ATS and they have an O/U record of 6-4. Overall, the Raptors have won 3 straight and 6 of their last 10 games.
This season the Raptors are 17-23 ATS at home and they are 20-19-1 ATS on the road. They have covered the spread in 2 of their last 3 road games including their last one. The Over has definitely been the winning bet for Toronto on the road this season with an O/U road record of 27-13 and at home they have an O/U record of 18-22. While the last road game for the Raptors went Over the previous 2 went Under.
The Celtics were at home in their last game where they crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-78 where they easily covered as a 10-point favorite. Boston has won 4 straight and they have covered the spread in all of those games. The total for the Cavaliers game went Under, which was the 2nd straight games where that was the winning bet. In their last 10 games the Celtics are 6-4 ATS and they have an O/U record of 5-5. Overall, the Celtics are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
On the season Boston has an ATS home record of 21-18-1 and on the road they have an ATS record of 26-14. They have covered the spread in 2 of their last 3 home games including their last one. At home the Celtics have an O/U record of 22-17-1 and on the road they have an O/U record of 19-21. In their last 3 games at home the posted total has gone Under twice including their last game.
The Raptors have taken 2 of the 3 games facing the Celtics this season, but Boston won the last match up. In the first 2 games the Raptors covered the spread and in the last match up the Celtics covered. The Over has been the winning bet in 2 of the 3 games between these 2 teams this season including the last one.
Some other angles to consider:
The Celtics are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 home games against the Raptors.
The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 games between these 2 teams.
The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 games between these 2 teams.
This season the Celtics are 20-20 at home and the Raptors are 22-18 on the road.
Toronto Raptors: 48-32 SU / 37-42-1 ATS
Boston Celtics: 38-42 SU / 47-32-1 ATS
• TOR is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. win.
• TOR is 4-11 ATS in their last 15 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
• TOR has an Over record of 7-2 in their last 9 road games.
• BOS is 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 home games.
• BOS is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
• BOS has an Under record of 5-2 in their last 7 games following a ATS win.
Toronto Raptors: 92.29
Boston Celtics: 89.41
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Both of these teams are in the playoffs, but each will not likely rest players since there is playoff positioning to consider. The Raptors are ½ game back of the Bulls for the 3rd seed in the East and the Celtics are currently the 7th seed only 1 game up on the Pacers.
These 2 teams met in the beginning of this month in Toronto with the Celtics winning 117-116 in OT. In winning 6 of their last 7 games their offense has been clicking averaging 109 ppg. The Raptors have won 3 in a row, but none of those wins came against teams with a winning record. At home tonight Boston will win their 5th straight and also cover the spread.