Los Angeles Lakers VS Boston Celtics

NBA Basketball 08:30 PM EST

Monday

03/09/2019

ABC

Spread: Boston Celtics -4.5

Over/Under: 235.5

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Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 3/9/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers 3/9/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Boston Celtics will be facing its third “Gold Rush State” team when it clashes with the Lakers at the Staples Center in downtown LA, California. The last two opponents that Boston disposed of were the Golden State Warriors at 128-95 and recently, the Kings with 111-109 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Celtics SF Gordon Hayward almost lost the game when he fouled Kings SG Buddy Hield’s three-point attempt leading to 3 free throws that tied the game with 7.6 seconds left in regulation. With no timeout left, Hayward received the inbound and sank his jump shot to win the game for the Celtics.

Boston is in position for the playoffs with 112.2 ppg at 46.4% from the field and restricts opponents at 106.6 ppg. The Celtics got 44.8 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 5.5 blocks, and 8.8 steals per outing. PG Kyrie Irving tops the score sheets with 23.4 ppg, 49.5% in FG shooting, and 86.8% from the charity lane. The team is 1-2-1 ATS in its last 8 matches against a team with SU losses and 10 out of its 11 road contests went under the totals. Boston is 5th among teams from the East with a 40-26 win/loss tally and presently ranks 9th in the League.

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers Predictions 3/9/2019

While in “the City of Angels”, the Lakers are burdened with 4 consecutive losses after the visiting Denver Nuggets dealt them their latest loss at a score of 99-115 Wednesday night. Los Angeles hopes for the playoffs is waning with lesser games to play in the final stretch of the top 8 teams. SF Lebron James delivered 31 points with 7 rebounds and 7 assists followed by Center Javale McGee with 16 and 6 boards. SG Alex Caruso contributed 15 points and 6 boards off the bench. The Lakers were 47,6 % from the field and 22.6% from beyond the arc at 7 out of 31 attempts.

The Los Angeles Lakers are jamming in 112.1 ppg at 47.4% from the field but lets rivals pile in up to 113.9 ppg. The Lakers accumulated 46.4 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 5.4 blocks, and 7.3 steals per game. Lebron James is the lakers’ leading scorer with 27.1 ppg, 51.2% in FG shooting, and 66.2% from the foul line. Los Angeles is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 matches at the Staples Center and 5-1 ATS in its last 7 encounters with the Celtics. The Los Angeles Lakers are 11th in the West with a 30-35 win/loss finish and presently ranks 19th in the League.

Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA Pick for this match is  Boston Celtics -4.5. Lakers PG Lonzo Ball is out in this match with an ankle injury with a possibility to be out the rest of the season while PF Tyson Chandler is having neck issues and may not play in this contest. PF Kyle Kuzma nad SF Brandon Ingram are not sure to play against the Celtics. BOston is 4th in defensive rating while the LA Lakers rank 15th in same category, an under in the totals is worth the wager. Predicted to win this matchup is Boston at a score of 123-113.

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NBA Starting Time: 8:30 PM- EST

Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

Date: March 9, 2019

TV: ABC

NBA Odds: Boston Celtics -4.5

Totals NBA Odds: 235.5

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