Toronto Raptors VS Boston Celtics

NBA Basketball 07:30 PM ET

Friday

01/04/2021

FSFL

Spread: Boston Celtics +2.5

Over/Under: 214.5

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The Boston Celtics will be slamming the ball against the Toronto Raptors at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay on Monday, January 04, 2021, at 7:30 PM ET. Boston managed to split the doubleheader match-up against the Detroit Pistons last weekend after a 122-120 victory on Sunday. After the win, the Celtics tied with the Brooklyn Nets at 3-3 and shared 2nd place in the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. Guard Jaylen Brown led Boston in the win with 31 points while Forward Jayson Tatum chipped in 24 points. In leading the rebounding department, Forward Tristan Thompson posted 11 boards and pitched in 12 points. Tatum also added a team-high 12 assists in the winning effort.

The Boston Celtics recorded 57.0% (49/86) field goals, marked 45.5% (15/33) from beyond the arc, made 69.2% (9/13) from the foul line, and sank a game-high 52 points in the paint. Boston led in rebounding with 39 total rebounds (11 coming from the defensive end) and dished out a game-high 35 assists for the win. The Celtics posted 4 blocks and 4 steals in defense while turning the ball over 17 times with 22 personal fouls in triumph.

Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors Predictions 1/4/2021

The Toronto Raptors gave up their recent tilt on Saturday to the New Orleans Pelicans at 116-120 and dropped their record to 1-4. Toronto took 5th place in the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division with a -2.6 point difference. The Raptors were one point ahead with only three minutes plus left in the regulation time but failed to hold on in defeat. Guard Fred VanVleet led Toronto’s scoring with 27 points while Chris Boucher contributed 24 in the losing effort. VanVleet grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds while Guard Kyle Lowry led the assist department with 8 for the Raptors.

Toronto connected 38 of their 91 (41.9%) shooting attempts from the fields, knocked down 14 of 48 (29.2%) attempted shooting from downtown, sank 26 of 27 free throw attempts for 96.3% efficiency, and scored a game-high 46 points in the paint. The Raptors pulled down 39 total rebounds with 10 coming from the offensive side of the court and distributed 21 assists in the loss. Toronto ended up denying the ball 4 times with 6 steals and 8 turnovers. The team committed a total of 29 personal fouls in the process.

Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors. The NBA Pick for this game is Boston +2.5. The Celtics ranked 16th in offense and 14th on defense while the Raptors ranked 27th in offense and 9th on defense. Even though Boston started the season with a low 3-3 standing, the Celts performed better than the defending Atlantic Division champion Toronto Raptors. Boston is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 contests against the Raptors and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 outings on the road. Toronto is 1-5 SU and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 match-ups. Final Score Prediction, the Boston Celtics will win and cover ATS at 112-106.

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NBA Starting Time: 7:30 PM ET

Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, FL

Date: Monday, January 04, 2021

TV: FSFL

NBA Odds/Point Spread: Boston Celtics +2.5

NBA Totals: 214.5

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