Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics - 1/16/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Celtics (21-19) at Washington Wizards (19-19)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston Celtics travel to the Verizon Center to take on the Washington Wizards tonight.
The Celtics will be gunning for a third straight win tonight after making light work of the Suns in a 117-103 win last night. Kelly Olynyk scored 21 points, Isaiah Thomas added 19 points and Jae Crowder and Avery Bradley chipped in with 17 points each as the Celtics poured in 68 first-half points to blow away the Suns early in the game. With the win, Boston improves to 21-19 on the season and 11-10 at home where they've lost three of their last five.
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Meanwhile, the Wizards will be looking to build on their current four-game win streak after crushing the Pacers by 118-104 last night. John Wall dominated the game with 28 points and eight assists, Bradley Beal added 22 points off the bench while DeJuan Blair had 12 points as the Wizards went on a 20-4 run during the first seven minutes of the second quarter to take control of the game and finish with the win. Washington is now back at .500 with a record of 19-19 overall and 10-8 on the road.
In ATS trends, the Celtics are 4-0 ATS in their last four games following a win of more than 10 points and 38-15-1 ATS in their last 54 games playing on zero days rest, while the Wizards are 4-1 ATS in their last five games playing on zero days rest and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall.
Head to head, the Celtics are 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings overall and the home team is 4-1 ATS in the last five.
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