Los Angeles Lakers at Boston Celtics NBA Parlay 2/7/2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019
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The Los Angeles Lakers head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boston as 7.5 point favorites.
The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 27-27. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.8 as they average 111.8 points per contest while giving up 112.6 per game. The Celtics have an overall record of 35-19 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 112.7 points per game and surrender 105.8, good for a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 23-28-2 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 20-33-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 27-25-1 against the spread this season
The Boston Celtics are 31-22-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
02/05/19 G Josh Hart Knee is questionable Thursday vs Boston
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
02/05/19 PG Kyrie Irving Hip is questionable Thursday vs LA Lakers
02/05/19 F Marcus Morris Knee is questionable Thursday vs LA Lakers
02/03/19 C Aron Baynes Foot is out indefinitely
LeBron James averages 26.9 points per contest in 34.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.3 assists per game and 8.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Kyle Kuzma comes into this game averaging 18.6 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
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 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Jayson Tatum scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 31.0 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 45% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers allow 112.6 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 24.3 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 111.8 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 47.2 boards per contest and 24.6 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 16.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics give up 105.8 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 22.6 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 45.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Celtics are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest. Boston is 12th in the NBA with 112.7 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. 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 26.3. The Celtics are 27th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Lakers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.5, and their defensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Los Angeles is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 28th in the league.
Boston is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 29th in the NBA. The Celtics are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 112.6 is ranked 3rd. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -7.5 and under 220 total points
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