Pro basketball betting odds have the Celtics favored on the road in this matchup.
Basketball betting trends definitely favor the Celtics in this game. Boston has won 9 of the last 10 games against New York and they are 8-1-1 against the basketball odds. Pro basketball betting results show that at New York, the Celtics have won the last six games against the Knicks.
Basketball betting results indicate that the two teams have already met twice this season with the Celtics winning 124-105 and 110-101. Boston covered both games and both games went over the pro basketball betting total.
The Celtics have not done much wrong this season straight up, with the best overall record in the league. They won 19 games in a row earlier this season. They are also a solid team versus the basketball odds. They have been ranked first or second in defense all year as basketball betting stats show. Their offense is among the Top 10 in the league as basketball betting numbers have it. They have a top three of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. And now they may have the best point guard in the conference in Rajon Rondo. Overall, the Celtics are tough to stop and always a threat versus the basketball betting number.
New York has remained competitive versus the basketball betting pointspread despite trading away a number of players. Al Harrington has provided scoring and overall the Knicks are still in the Top 5 in scoring as basketball betting stats indicate. Head coach Mike D’Antoni can simply coach offense no matter who the players are. The problem for New York is a defense that is among the worst in the NBA as pro basketball betting stats have it.
Four of the last five meetings between the two teams have gone over the basketball betting total. The over/under versus the basketball betting number is just 2-2 in the last four games at New York.
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