Clippers vs. Celtics Betting Picks, Betting Odds & Predictions: Our Staff’s Favorite Bets for LA-Boston
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- Our staff reveals their favorite bets for the Thursday tilt between the Celtics and Clippers.
- With Jaylen Brown out, Boston faces a unique challenge against LA's lineup.
Clippers at Celtics Picks, Betting Odds & Predictions
- Spread: Celtics -2
- Over/Under: 228
- Time: 8 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: TNT
Odds as of Thursday and via FanDuel, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.
The first matchup between these two teams in November was an overtime thriller that just happened to be the first game with both Paul George and Kawhi Leonard on the court together for the Los Angeles Clippers.
On that particular evening, the Clips pulled out the close win on their home floor, but the Celtics have a chance to split the series in Boston in the last game before the all-star break.
Which team has the edge in tonight’s game? Our NBA experts detail their favorite bets for Thursday’s marquee matchup.
Betting Trends to Know
The Celtics have done well in this spot, going 16-10-1 against the spread at home and 20-15-2 ATS as favorites. The Clippers, meanwhile, are just 13-14 ATS on the road and 4-3 ATS as underdogs. Interestingly, the under is 6-1 when the Clippers have been dogs this season.
Bryan Mears: A Game of Uncertainty
Both teams are coming off tough losses on national TV on Tuesday night, with the Clippers falling on the road in Philly and the Celtics losing in Houston.