53-19
27-9 Away
September 9
F/OT
125:122
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TOR 21 27 33 17 8 19 125
BOS 25 27 25 21 8 16 122
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NBA Betting Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics

Favorite: Boston Celtics (48-24)

Underdog: Toronto Raptors (53-19)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN

Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors will cross paths with Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics on Wednesday.

Betting Odds

Line: Boston -3

Moneyline: -162

Over/Under: 210

Movement Analysis: The total is static at its opening figure, showing no major movement. Boston has a record of 30-22 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Toronto is 13-10 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Celtics vs Raptors: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Boston Celtics 47-27 32-43 55-26
Toronto Raptors 43-34 38-41 59-22

Celtics Preview

Impact Players

Tatum is a major contributor, responsible for 20.8% of the Celtics total offense, while taking an average of 18.5 shot attempts. Kanter is a player to watch, he averages 2.8 offensive boards a game and records 16.1% of his team's rebounds. The Celtics offense is conducted by Smart, who is responsible for 21.6% of all assists, while turning the ball over 1.7 times a contest.

Insights

Boston can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 24-21 when they fail to reach their 113 scoring average. Toronto allows 106.3 per game. The Celtics are 18-23 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Raptors allow opponents to shoot 34%. The Raptors give up 45.9 rebounds per contest. Boston hopes to capitalize, going 26-9 when they record over their average of 45.9.

Trends

Raptors Preview

Impact Players

Siakam is a major contributor, accounting for 20.4% of the Raptors total offense, while taking an average of 18.4 field goal attempts. Ibaka is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.1 offensive rebounds a contest and collects 18.1% of his team's rebounds. The Raptors offense is run by Siakam, who accounts for 13.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.5 times a contest.

Insights

Toronto can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 20-20 when they fail to reach their 112.5 scoring average. Boston allows 106.4 per contest. The Raptors are 21-18 when they shoot below their 37% season average from three. The Celtics allow opponents to shoot 33%. The Raptors can win with a less than stellar output on the boards, sporting a record of 28-15 when they fail to reach their 45.3 rebounding average, Boston allows 44.1 boards per contest.

Trends

Prediction

Boston : 110

Toronto : 109

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Celtics vs Raptors 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
Siakam Photo
Toronto Raptors
1371
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
1547
Rebounds
Ibaka Photo
Toronto Raptors
452
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
460
Assists
Siakam Photo
Toronto Raptors
207
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
200
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