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(40-22) Boston Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns (20-42)
Date: Sunday March 5
Time: 5:00PM EST
Venue: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, Arizona
NBA Moneyline Odds: Off
NBA Betting Odds: Boston -5.5
NBA Betting Total: 225.5
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It’s a cross conference showdown on Sunday afternoon in Phoenix. The Boston Celtics continue their road trip when they take on the Phoenix Suns.
Both teams come into this game having won their last two games. This is the first match up between the two teams this season. Boston has won the previous three match ups.
The Boston Celtics are currently sitting in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference standings but if they finish the season strong, and the Cavaliers struggle they could move up into the first seed and clinch home field advantage throughout the Eastern Conference standings.
The Celtics come into this game having won seven of their last ten games. In their last two games they beat the Cavaliers and the Lakers. This is the second game of the five game road trip for the Celtics.
The Celtics strength is on the offensive side of the ball. They average 108 points per game ans shoot 45.5 percent from the field.
On the defensive end the Celtics do enough to win ballgames. They give up 105.4 points and opponents shoot 45.2 percent from the field. They seem to be play good situational defense though. At key times they get key stops to preserve games.
For the Celtics to win this game it’s going to come down to the defensive end. They need to make sure they play good defense and not let the Suns get in a groove early on.
The Phoenix Suns are in a middle of a rebuild but their fans should feel good about what the future for the team holds. They give good pieces in place to build around.
The Suns have won four of their last ten games. In eight of those ten games both teams scored at least 100 points.
Their strength is on the offensive side of the ball. They come into this game averaging 107.5 points and they shoot 45.2 percent from the field.
The weakness for the Suns is on the defensive side of the ball. They give up 112.6 points per game and opponents shoot over 47 percent from the field. For the Celtics to win it’s going to come down to the defensive side of the ball. The Suns will get their points, but can they slow down the Celtics?
NBA Betting Trends:
- Under is 10-1 in BOS last 11 vs. NBA Pacific.
- Over is 21-7 in PHO last 28 home games.
- BOS are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
Free Boston Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Prediction:
This game is going to come down to which defense decides to show up. I think that both teams will struggle on the defensive end of the ball.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Suns +5.5
The Celtics will do just enough on that side of the ball to pull out a win, in a very close tightly contested game.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Celtics 114 – Suns 112
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