New York Knicks at Boston Celtics Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 3/11/2014
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 PM on MSG, CSNE
TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
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The Knicks beat the Celtics 114-88 the last time these two teams met. This game was as ugly as the score would suggest it was. Carmelo Anthony was having his best three games of the season and continued his streak by scoring 28 points on the Celtics. Anthony was shooting an excellent 55.8 percent during his hot streak and he proved too hard to handle for the Celtics.
This was not a game anyone would have been happy they bought tickets for, especially if they were Celtics fans, because the Knicks had a tight grasp on this game from the beginning. At one point the Knicks led the Celtics by 35 points during the 3rd quarter and for the majority of the game the Knicks has a double digit lead.
The New York Knicks have struggled all season and have only strung together four wins once this season, but they have looked strong in some games. The Boston Celtics are also struggling and at one point of the season had a 1-12 run. Both teams are sitting at the bottom of the Eastern Conference with little chance at making a playoff run.
Under is 6-4 over the last 10 meetings between these two teams
New York is 3-2 ATS over the last four games in Boston
New York is 4-6 ATS over their last 10 games overall
Boston is 5-4-1 ATS over their last 10 games overall
Injuries to Watch
02/05/14 F Kenyon Martin Ankle out indefinitely
01/23/14 C Andrea Bargnani Elbow out indefinitely
02/28/14 F Gerald Wallace Knee out for season
02/20/14 C Vitor Faverani Knee out indefinitely
02/18/14 G Avery Bradley Ankle out indefinitely
01/14/14 G Keith Bogans Personal out indefinitely
Over their last 10 head-to-head meetings, the Knicks are 6-4 against the spread and are 3-2 over the last five played in Boston.
The under in this series is 6-4.
Over their last 10 games overall, the Knicks are 4-6 ATS.
The Celtics are 5-4-1 ATS over the last 10 games
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