Celtics Favored over Raptors in NBA Betting Eastern Conference Final

Celtics Favored over Raptors in NBA Betting Eastern Conference Final (September 3, 2020)

September 2nd, 2020 NBA Basketball, Sportsbook

At the onset of their Eastern Conference finals series, Toronto and Boston were considered even. Cause by their similar formulas for success. Strong coaching, defense, and team play have been the blueprint for each. Boston jumped all over Toronto for a 112-94 NBA betting payout in game one. On the whole, the Raptors were out of sorts from the start. Along the same lines, the Celtics were ready from the start. Gamblers are not counting out the Raptors. Toronto’s strong wagering value all season is not forgotten. But Boston was near the top in NBA profit margin of 2019-20.

NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 3: Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors

Date and Time:Thursday, September 3, 2020, 6:30 p.m. ET
Location:ESPN WWOS, Orlando, Florida
Celtics vs. Raptors TV Coverage:TNT
Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors Game 3 Odds at SBG
TeamSpreadTotalML
RaptorsPK (-110)214½ (-110)-110
CelticsPK (-110)214½ (-110)-110
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Celtics vs. Raptors Series Schedule (Best of Seven)

GAmeDate
Game OneMonday, August 31, 2020: Celtics 112, Raptors 94
Game TwoTuesday, September 1, 2020, 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN, Celtics 102, Raptors 99
Game ThreeThursday, September 3, 2020, 6:30 p.m. ET, TNT
Game FourSaturday, September 5, 2020, 6:30 p.m. ET, TNT
Game FiveMonday, September 7, 2020, TBD, TNT
Game SixWednesday, September 9, 2020, TBD, ESPN
Game SevenFriday, September 11, 2020, TBD, TNT

Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, we have two public online wagering brands. Boston has a generation fan base as a historic legacy franchise. Toronto is the defending world champion. Correlate that ebb and flow of this series are expected to be constant. Live and reactive betting should be intense.

Boston Celtics Team Overview

Overall, the Celtics were the number two team in the NBA. Boston has covered seven of its last 10 games.

Key Boston Celtics: PF Jayson Tatum 25.8 PTS, 9.6 REB, 2.4 AST, 49.0 FG%, 44.4 3P%, 73.1 FT%, PG Kemba Walker 23.0 PTS, 4.0 REB, 5.0 AST, 50.0 FG%, 35.3 3P%, 92.6 FT%, SG Jaylen Brown 20.6 PTS, 5.6 REB, 2.8 AST, 42.3 FG%, 34.3 3P%, 88.9 FT%

Toronto Raptors Team Overview

In sum, Toronto has covered 10 of its last 14 games. Defensively the Raptors rank number one in the Association.

Key Toronto Raptors: SG Fred VanVleet 19.2 PTS, 4.0 REB, 7.8 AST, 45.1 FG%, 46.7 3P%, 78.6 FT%, PF Pascal Siakam 19.2 PTS, 6.8 REB, 4.2 AST, 39.8 FG%, 25.0 3P%, 71.4 FT%, C Serge Ibaka 18.4 PTS, 10.0 REB, 1.8 AST, 59.3 FG%, 52.4 3P%, 100.0 FT%

Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors Against the Spread

The Celtics are:

  • 13-6-1 against the spread as a dog
  • 2-9-1 under the total when getting points
  • 5-2 vs. the line when favored
  • 1-4 under the total as a favorite
  • 8-5 on the board when favored against the Raptors
  • 4-1 over the total as chalk to Toronto

The Raptors are:

  • 8-4 against the spread when favored over Boston
  • 2-6-1 under the total as chalk to the Celtics
  • 8-3 on the board in their last 11 games as a dog
  • 5-3 over the total when plus points
  • 6-4 vs. the odds as a favorite
  • 3-6-1 under the total in their last 10 games laying points

Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors NBA SBG Best Bet

In this situation, the underdog Raptors match ability and price. Encompassing that is a proven champion that offers NBA betting value. Toronto coach Nick Nurse gets everything and more from his team.

Celtics vs. Raptors SBG Best Bet: Toronto Raptors

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