|Game||Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Clippers|
|Date & Time||Saturday February 9, 2019, 8:00 PM (EST)|
BOS -11.5 Total 226
The Los Angeles Clippers continue their East Coast swing on Saturday with a visit to the Boston Celtics. The Clippers were defeated by the Indiana Pacers on Thursday 116-92. Los Angeles was led by Montrezl Harrell with 19 points while Danilo Gallinari scored 12. The Clippers made several trades prior to the Thursday deadline and played shorthanded in the loss to the Pacers.
Boston lost a thriller to the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday at the buzzer 129-128. Former Boston guard Rajon Rondo sank a jumper as the buzzer sounded giving the Lakers the one-point win. Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 24 points and eight assists, while Jayson Tatum scored 22 and pulled down 10 boards.
Loui Williams is the leading scorer and leader in assists for the Clippers with averages of 19.3 points and 5.2 assists per game. Danilo Gallinari is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 18.8 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. The Clippers are shooting 47.0% from the field and 38.2% from 3-point territory.
Kyrie Irving leads the Celtics in scoring and assists with averages of 23.8 points and 7.0 assists per game. Al Horford is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.6 rebounds per game. As a team, Boston is shooting 45.9% from the field and 36.8% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends
Los Angeles is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 13 of the Clippers last 16 on the road
Boston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 versus Pacific division opponents
The OVER has covered in 7 of the Celtics last 9 versus Western Conference teams
Although the Clippers have fared well against the Celtics, Los Angeles is a team in transition with several new faces on the roster. The Clippers must deal with the loss of Tobias Harris their leading scorer and rebounder who was traded to Philly. Boston is coming off a last-second loss to the Lakers and will look to bounce back strong. Final Score Prediction, Boston Celtics win and cover ATS 120-105.