Portland Blazers at Boston Celtics Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/22/2014
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6:00 PM
TD Garden in Boston
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The Portland Trail Blazers, who are currently 1-2 on the road this season, will visit the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. During the 2013-14 season, the Blazers were able to win both of their games against the Celtics.
The Blazers won their sixth game in a row on Friday night when they blew out the Chicago Bulls 105-87 at home. They did have 17 turnovers in that game, but they also made nearly 50 percent of their shots as a team.
Through 11 games, the Blazers are the league’s top rebounding team, and they are in the top 10 in both scoring and points allowed per game. Point guard Damian Lillard has continued to improve this season and is now averaging just under 21 points per game.
The Celtics lost for the fourth time in their last five games on Friday night when they were defeated 117-100 by the Memphis Grizzlies on the road. They had 12 turnovers in that loss and were only able to make 43.2 percent of their shot attempts.
Through their first 11 games, the Celtics have had one of the top scoring teams in the league, but they have also given up over 108 points per game to their opponents. Small forward Jeff Green leads the team in scoring with 18.4 points per game, but he has only been able to make 27.4 percent of his three-point attempts.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
Portland Trail Blazers are 9-3-0 Against the Spread
Portland Trail Blazers are 4-8-0 against the Over/Under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
Boston Celtics are 5-6-0 Against the Spread
Boston Celtics are 9-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Portland Trail Blazers
11/18/14 G C.J. McCollum Finger out indefinitely
11/08/14 G Marcus Smart Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/27/14 C Vitor Faverani Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Portland
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