Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 11/18/2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
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The Boston Celtics, who are 1-2 on the road so far this season, will be visiting the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. The 76ers were able to win three out of their four games against the Celtics last year.
Boston lost their third game in a row on Monday night when they were beaten 118-114 by the Phoenix Suns. They did make 51.7 percent of their shots in that game, but they also turned the ball over 18 times.
The Celtics are near the bottom of the league in points allowed by giving up 109.4 points per game. Power forward Jared Sullinger has been their most consistent player and is averaging 15.3 points and a team-high 8.8 rebounds per game through nine games. The team's top scorer has been Jeff Green, who is averaging 19.9 points per game.
On Monday night, the 76ers were outscored 30-13 in the first quarter of their game against the San Antonio Spurs and were blown out 100-75. They only made four of their 26 three-point attempts in that game, and they shot just 32.5 percent overall.
Through 10 games, the 76ers are by far the worst scoring team in the NBA by scoring just 88.5 points per game. Shooting guard Tony Wroten has been their only above-average player this year by averaging 19.1 points, six assists and 2.1 steals per game.
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
Boston Celtics are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Boston Celtics are 8-1-0 against the Over/Under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
Philadelphia 76ers are 3-6-1 Against the Spread
Philadelphia 76ers are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/08/14 G Marcus Smart Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/27/14 C Vitor Faverani Knee out indefinitely
10/27/14 G Jason Richardson Foot out for season
10/27/14 F Jerami Grant Ankle out indefinitely
10/23/14 F Joel Embiid Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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