Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics NBA Parlay 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boston as 11.5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 30-26. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.0 as they average 113.6 points per contest while giving up 113.7 per game. The Celtics have an overall record of 35-20 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 112.9 points per game and surrender 106.2, good for a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 30-25-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 28-26-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 27-26-1 against the spread this season
The Boston Celtics are 31-23-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/08/19 PG Landry Shamet Acquired is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Boston
02/07/19 F JaMychal Green Knee is questionable Saturday vs Boston
02/02/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad is out 2-3 weeks
01/27/19 G Garrett Temple Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
02/03/19 C Aron Baynes Foot is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 19.3 points per contest in 26.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.2 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%. Montrezl Harrell comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Al Horford averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Jayson Tatum scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 113.7 points per contest which is 24th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 23.9 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 113.6 points per contest, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 45.3 boards per contest and 23.0 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics give up 106.2 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 22.8 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 45.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Celtics are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest. Boston is 12th in the NBA with 112.9 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.1 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 26.5. The Celtics are 27th in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league. Los Angeles is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league.
Boston is 27th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 29th in the NBA. The Celtics are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 106.1, and their offensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 5th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -11.5 and under 224.5 total points
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