Boston Celtics at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Parlay 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
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The Boston Celtics head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boston as 4 point favorites.
The Celtics have a record of 40-26. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 5.6 as they average 112.2 points per game while giving up 106.6 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 30-35 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 112.1 points per game and surrender 113.9, good for a point differential of -1.8.
Valuable Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 32-32-2 against the spread this season
The Boston Celtics are 35-31-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 25-38-2 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 26-39-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
03/07/19 PG Kyrie Irving Thigh is questionable Saturday vs LA Lakers
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
03/07/19 SF Brandon Ingram Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Boston
03/07/19 F Kyle Kuzma Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Boston
03/07/19 C Tyson Chandler Neck is questionable Saturday vs Boston
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out indefinitely
Kyrie Irving averages 23.4 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.0 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Jayson Tatum comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
LeBron James averages 27.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes 8.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Brandon Ingram scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics allow 106.6 points per contest which is 4th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 4th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Boston averages 112.2 points per contest, which is 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 44.8 boards per contest and 26.3 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 113.9 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.9 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 47.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Los Angeles is 16th in the NBA with 112.1 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 7th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.4 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 25.3. The Lakers are 3rd in turnovers per contest with 15.6.
The Celtics are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.2, and their defensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 6th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Boston is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league.
Los Angeles is 6th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Lakers are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 107.9 is ranked 13th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -4 and over 220.5 total points
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