Boston Celtics Vs. Washington Wizards

Celtics Face NBA Betting Online Playoff Tune Up at Wizards

April 8th, 2019 NBA Basketball, Sports Betting

At the onset of the season the Boston Celtics were touted as a top tier NBA betting online favorite to win the Eastern Conference.  Concurrently Boston had made the Eastern Conference Finals two years in a row.  And wiith LeBron James departure from Cleveland the door looked wide open for the Celtics.  But this has been a lackluster season in Beantown.  Especially against the betting line where Boston has been in the red.  By contrast the Celtics of previous seasons were a much more reliable play.  In like manner the Washington Wizards are also dealing with a lack of profits.

Boston Celtics Vs. Washington Wizards

Date and Time:  Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7 p.m. ET

Location:  Capital One Arena, Washington, DC

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Celtics vs. Wizards TV Coverage:  TNT

Boston has continued to splash their backers with red ink.  To show the Celtics have failed to get the money in five of their last eight games.  Four of their last six matchups have gone over the total.  Boston ranks eighth in the NBA for points allowed and 14th for scoring offense.  Owing to that is a record of 48-32 straight up, 38-41-1 against the spread, and 45-35 over the total. Kyrie Irving continues to trigger the offense with 23.8 points and 6.9 assists per game.  While Boston is playoff bound gamblers are lukewarm about their prospects.

In the same way has Washington been a drain on bankrolls down the stretch.  Wizards backers have gotten paid in only four of their last 10 games.  Four of Washington’s last five games have gone over the total.  Defense has been a disaster for the Wizards this year.  Washington ranks 29th in the NBA for points allowed.  Counter to that is an offense that ranks ninth in the Association.  Bradley Beal’s high productivity has gone to waste.  Namely Beal is averaging a team best 25.9 points and 5.5 assists per game.

Boston has shown improved NBA betting online value in recent away games.  As an example, the Celtics lost only three of their 10 road matchups.  Six of Boston’s last eight away tilts have gone over the total.  By contrast Washington has been a poor wagering value in recent games at Capital One Arena.  Two payouts in their last seven home games have been a drag for gamblers.  Four of the Wizards last six home games have gone over the total.

Boston has had the recent sports betting advantage in their series with Washington.  To illuminate the Celtics have paid in 10 of their last 14 games against the Wizards.  Six of their last seven meetings have gone over the total.  And at Capital One Arena Boston has come away with the cash in three of their last four visits.  Four of the last five between these teams at Washington have gone over the total.

Matchup to Watch

In this situation you have a really bad Washington defense going up against Irving and Boston.  Matchup wise it is that pathetic defense that puts Washington at an NBA betting online disadvantage.  As has been noted the Celtics own this series.

Celtics vs. Wizards NBA Betting Online Picks

Such as Boston is the more complete team, they are the pick here.

Celtics vs. Wizards NBA Betting Online Pick: Boston Celtics

Celtics vs. Wizards NBA Betting Online Score Prediction:  Celtics 111, Wizards 95

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