Boston Celtics VS Philadelphia 76ers

NBA Basketball 06:30 PM ET

Wednesday

08/19/2020

TNT

Spread: Boston Celtics -5.5

Over/Under: 215.5

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 8/19/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 8/19/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics 8/19/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Philadelphia 76ers will play their second playoff round with the Boston Celtics at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida on August 19, 2020, 6:30 PM, ET. Sixth seed 76ers lost to the Boston Celtics on their first playoff face-off to a score of 101-109 at the HP field House, Monday. 76ers Jooel Embiid poured in 26 points and 16 boards while SGs Josh Richardson and Alec Burks delivered 18 points each in the loss to the Celtics. Philadelphia is 0-1 in the best of 7 quarter final playoffs on a 43-30 win/loss tally.

The 76ers will have to do better with 110.6 ppg at 47.5% from the field while capping rival ball clubs at 108.4 ppg. Philadelphia struggled with 45.5 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 5.3 blocks, and 8.0 steals per meeting. SF Tobias Harris is the team’s leading point producer with 19.6 ppg, 47.1% FG shooting, and 80.6% from the foul line. Philadelphia is 5-13 ATS in their last 18 meetings with Boston and 6-12 SU in their last 18 matches against the Celtics.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Predictions 8/19/2020

Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics controlled their recent match over the Philadelphia 76ers taking game 1 at the HP Field House, Monday. Celtics SF Jayson Tatum poured in 32 points and 13 rebounds followed by SG Jaylen Brown with 29 while PG Kemba Walker brought in 19 points in the victory over the 76ers. Boston is 1-0 over Philadelphia after their first game to the best of 7 series quarterfinal playoff round.

The Celtics are confident after their victory over the 76ers with 113.6 ppg at 47.6% from the field while holding off other teams at 107.3 ppg. Boston has 46.0 rebounds, 23.0 assists, 5.6 blocks, and 8.3 steals per outing. Tatum is the leading scorer of the team with 23.4 ppg, 45.0% FG shooting, and 81.2% from the foul line. Boston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 matches at home against Philadelphia and 4-1 SU in their last 5outings in the season.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics. The NBA Pick for this game is the Boston Celtics -5.5. SF Gordon Hayward limpe off the court after landing on teammate Center Daniel Theis’ left foot. Results came back that it was an ankle sprain and will be out of this match up. The 76ers shot much better than the Celtics in their recent loss at 4.1% and will have to do better to win Game 2 of their quarter final playoff match. Twelve of Boston’s last 18 matches went over the totals; the over is a good choice in this contest. Prediction: Boston wins to a score of 116-111.

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NBA Starting Time: 6:30 PM ET

Location: HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida

Date: August 19, 2020

TV:  TNT

NBA ODDS: Boston Celtics -5.5

NBA Totals: 215.5

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