|Game||Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Clippers|
|Date & Time||Thursday February 13, 2020, 8:00 PM (EST)|
TD Garden TD Garden, John F. Fitzgerald Expressway, Dock Square, West End, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02114, USA
BOS -2 Total 227
The final game before the NBA All-Star Break will feature a matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Boston Celtics from the TD Garden. The Clippers (37-17) are just three games above .500 on the road and trail the Lakers by four games for the best record in the Western Conference. On Tuesday, Los Angeles was outrebounded by eight during a 110-103 road loss against Philadelphia.
All-Star F Kawhi Leonard tallied a game-high 30 points on 12-for-23 shooting and dished out nine assists. Landry Shamet added 19 points in 36 minutes off the bench for the Clippers.
The Boston Celtics have won 22 of their first 27 home games and trail Toronto by two full games for second place in the East. On Tuesday, Boston was outscored by 13 points during the second half of a 116-105 road loss against Houston. The Celtics (37-16) turned the ball over 18 times and shot just 44 percent from the field in defeat.
All five Boston starters scored in double figures and were led by Gordon Hayward with 20 points. Jayson Tatum added 15 points and nine rebounds in a losing effort for the Celtics.
Recent Betting Trends
- Clippers are 24-7 ATS in their last 31 games following a straight up loss.
- Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss.
- Under is 11-4 in Clippers last 15 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Under is 21-8 in Celtics last 29 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Clippers are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Boston.
Los Angeles G Patrick Beverley (groin) has missed the last three games and will not suit up on Thursday. These two teams rank in the top six in defensive efficiency, so the under is worth a look. The stronger play is on the Celtics to win on their home floor. Final Score Prediction, Boston Celtics win and cover ATS 114-107.