Trail Blazers vs Celtics NBA Betting Odds, Game Preview & Pick

Trail Blazers vs Celtics NBA Betting Odds, Game Preview & Pick

Written by on February 27, 2019

Portland travels to Boston as an against the spread dog on Wednesday night looking to make up ground on Northwest Division leading Denver. The Trailblazers will be underdogs, but they face Boston after the Celtics must battle Toronto on the road on Tuesday night. Will Portland succeed in upsetting mighty Boston in the TD Garden?

Trail Blazers vs Celtics NBA Betting Odds, Game Preview & Pick

  • When: Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 8:00 pm ET
  • Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • TV: ESPN
  • Radio: Portland / Boston
  • Live Stream: NBA League Pass
  • ATS Odds: Celtics -2.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 225.5

Why Portland Trail Blazers are a good bet ATS?

The Portland Trail Blazers have finally hit their stride this season. In the first half of the season, the Trailblazers played decent, but not great, basketball. They had a winning record, but it’s nothing like what they’ve done in their last 4 games.

Portland has gone 4-0 on the moneyline and against the spread in their last 4. They beat a couple of NBA Championship contenders during the streak: Golden State 129-107 and Philadelphia 130-115. That alone gives them a shot both straight up and against the spread on Wednesday.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 113.8
  • Field Goal %: 46.5
  • 3-Point %: 36.3
  • Free Throw %: 81.9
  • Rebounds/G: 47.8
Defense:
  • Points/G: 110.2
  • Field Goal %: 45.5
  • 3-Point %: 36.4
  • Free Throw %: 76.3
  • Rebounds/G: 43.4

Why Boston Celtics are a good bet ATS?

Are the Celtics a secure bet in the NBA odds on Wednesday night?

Boston must battle Toronto on the road on Tuesday night, and that could affect how they play on Wednesday. However, the affect shouldn’t be that drastic. Not only that, a winning angle is to back teams coming off road games against quality opponents at home.

The Boston Celtics are a different team in the TD Garden. They’ve gone a solid 19-12 ATS. Although they’re on a downturn in terms of winning against the spread overall, they’ll turn it around against the Trailblazers on Feb. 27.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 112.8
  • Field Goal %: 46.4
  • 3-Point %: 37.1
  • Free Throw %: 81.3
  • Rebounds/G: 45
Defense:
  • Points/G: 106.8
  • Field Goal %: 44.4
  • 3-Point %: 34.1
  • Free Throw %: 76.5
  • Rebounds/G: 45.6

NBA Betting Trends for Trail Blazers vs Celtics

  • Portland is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 games
  • Portland is 4-1 SU in the last 5 games
  • The total went OVER in 9 of Portland’s last 12 games
  • Boston is 15-8 ATS in the last 23 games at home
  • Boston is 12-6 SU in the last 18 games
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games at home

Trail Blazers vs Celtics Final NBA Betting Analysis

Boston faces a dilemma in this game. The Celtics, no doubt, will work as hard as possible to beat the rival Raptors on Feb. 26. They must then travel back to Boston and ready themselves for the Trailblazers.

If Boston beats Toronto, they’ll likely have a letdown. If the Raptors beat them, they’ll want to step it up, but they still won’t cover. In fact, they’re going to lose to the Portland Trailblazers straight up.

Portland’s been shooting lights out. They’ll force the Celtics to play their game. The Traiblazers take it on the moneyline.

NBA Betting Pick: Portland Trailblazers moneyline<?p>

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