Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics Game 2 Computer Picks & NBA Eastern Conference Semis Odds

Written by on August 31, 2020

Tuesday’s matchup (September 1, 2020) between Pascal Siakam’s Toronto Raptors (53-19, 4-1) and Jayson Tatum’s Boston Celtics (48-24, 5-0) features a close line of Toronto -1. The points total for the matchup is 216. Tuesday’s playoff matchup is one of three on the schedule in the NBA for the day. Tip-off for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals is slated for 5:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Raptors vs Celtics Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Raptors -1 -110 -110 216 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Raptors vs Celtics
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Celtics (+1) Over (216) Raptors 111 Celtics 110

Head to Head

Boston has taken four of its five head-to-head matchups against Toronto this season. The Celtics also have a 4-1 advantage against the spread when squaring off against the Raptors.

Raptors vs Celtics in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
8/30/2020 Raptors -2 217.5 -129 108 112-94 BOS
8/7/2020 Raptors -1.5 221.5 -125 105 122-100 BOS
12/28/2019 Celtics -7 216 -307 246 113-97 TOR
12/25/2019 Celtics -4 213 -183 151 118-102 BOS
10/25/2019 Celtics -2.5 213 -138 114 112-106 BOS

Raptors Betting Information

  • In 40 of 77 (51.9%) contests this season, Toronto and its opponents have hit the over.
  • Toronto has been solid against the spread, going 44-32-1 this season.
  • The Raptors have posted a winning record of 32-22-1 against the spread when the spread is -1 or bigger.

Celtics Betting Information

  • Boston and its opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this year — 38 of 77.
  • Boston has a 44-28-5 record against the spread, covering in 57.1% of their contests.
  • The Celtics have fared well as a 1-point underdog, going 14-7-1 against the spread when they are at least 1-point underdogs.

Over/Under Analysis

Raptors vs Celtics Total Facts
Games Over 216 % of Games Over 216 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Raptors 45 58.4% 113.2 226.8 106.5 213.3 219.8
Celtics 44 57.1% 113.6 226.8 106.8 213.3 220.4

Raptors Leaders

  • Siakam leads the Raptors in scoring, putting up 22.9 points per game.
  • Toronto is led in rebounding by Serge Ibaka’s 15.4 rebounds per game and assisting by Kyle Lowry’s 7.5 assists per game .
  • Lowry hits 2.8 threes per game to lead the Raptors.
  • Toronto’s steals leader is Fred VanVleet, who grabs 1.8 per game. Chris Boucher leads the team averaging 1.0 block a game.

Celtics Leaders

  • Tatum outpaced his teammates on the Celtics scoring front by putting up 23.4 points per game. He adds 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season.
  • The Boston leaders in rebounds and assists are Enes Kanter (7.4 rebounds per game) and Marcus Smart (4.9 assists per game).
  • Kemba Walker makes more threes per game than any other member of the Celtics, averaging 3.2 treys per game.
  • Nobody on Boston grabs more steals than Smart (1.7 per game) or blocks more shots than Daniel Theis (1.3 per game).

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