53-19
27-9 Away
September 5
Final
100:93
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TOR 31 18 32 19 100
BOS 27 22 24 20 93
48-24
26-10 Home
75%
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NBA Betting Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors

Favorite: Toronto Raptors (53-19)

Underdog: Boston Celtics (48-24)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Saturday at 6:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, will go toe-to-toe with the Boston Celtics in an NBA matchup on Saturday.

Betting Odds

Line: Toronto -1.5

Moneyline: -121

Over/Under: 213

Movement Analysis: The over/under sits at its original mark, displaying no major change. Toronto has a record of 31-24 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Boston is 17-5 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Celtics vs Raptors: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Toronto Raptors 43-33 38-39 58-21
Boston Celtics 46-26 32-41 54-25

Raptors Preview

Impact Players

Siakam powers the attack, accounting for 19.8% of the Raptors total offense, while taking an average of 18.3 shot attempts. Ibaka is a player to watch, he averages 2.1 offensive boards a game and records 18% of his team's rebounds. The Raptors offense is run by Lowry, who is responsible for 29.5% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.

Insights

Toronto can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 19-19 when they fail to reach their 112.9 scoring average. Boston allows 106.7 per game. The Raptors are 21-17 when they shoot below their 37% season average from three. The Celtics allow opponents to shoot 33%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Toronto, who has a record of 29-12 when they turn the ball over more than their 13.8 season average. Boston causes 14.4 turnovers a contest.

Trends

Celtics Preview

Impact Players

Tatum leads the attack, accounting for 20.7% of the Celtics total offense, while taking an average of 18.6 shots per game. Kanter is a force down low, he averages 2.8 offensive rebounds a contest and collects 16.1% of his team's rebounds. The Celtics offense is orchestrated by Tatum, who accounts for 13.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.3 times a contest.

Insights

Boston can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 25-20 when they fail to reach their 113.3 scoring average. Toronto allows 106.4 per contest. The Celtics are 17-22 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Raptors allow opponents to shoot 34%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Boston who have a record of 22-18 when they turn the ball over more than their 13.1 season average, Toronto forces 16 turnovers a contest.

Trends

Prediction

Toronto : 110

Boston : 110

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Raptors vs Celtics previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-07-2020 Raptors 100 Celtics 122 -1.5 N 221.5 O
12-28-2019 Celtics 97 Raptors 113 -7 N 216 U
12-25-2019 Raptors 102 Celtics 118 +4 N 213 O
10-25-2019 Celtics 112 Raptors 106 -2.5 Y 213 O
02-26-2019 Raptors 118 Celtics 95 -4.5 Y 227 U
01-16-2019 Celtics 117 Raptors 108 -3.5 Y 224 O
10-19-2018 Raptors 113 Celtics 101 -3.5 Y 209.5 O
Team Records
  TOR BOS  
60-23
All
58-31
28-14
Home
29-15
32-9
Away
29-16
49-11
as Fav
48-21
11-12
as Dog
10-10
46-36
ATS
50-35
23-19
ATS Home
22-20
23-17
ATS Away
28-15
41-42
O/U
44-44
20-22
O/U Home
22-22
21-20
O/U Away
22-22
Leaders
Points per Game
Siakam Photo
Toronto Raptors
22.9
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
23.4
Rebounds per Game
Ibaka Photo
Toronto Raptors
8.2
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
7.0
Assists per Game
Siakam Photo
Toronto Raptors
3.5
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
3.0
Last 5 Games
Raptors
Date Opp Result
09/11 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
L 92-87
09/09 @
Celtics logo
BOS
W 125-122
09/07 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
L 111-89
09/05 @
Celtics logo
BOS
W 100-93
09/03 @
Celtics logo
BOS
W 104-103
Celtics
Date Opp Result
09/27 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 113-125
09/25 vs
Heat logo
MIA
W 108-121
09/23 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 109-112
09/19 @
Heat logo
MIA
W 117-106
09/17 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 106-101