Wizards at Celtics - 11/6/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (3-1) at Boston Celtics (1-3)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Celtics -2.5 -- Over/Under: 202 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSNN
The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics meet Friday night at the TD Garden.
The Washington Wizards look to remain unbeaten on the road and get off a 4-1 start. The Washington Wizards are averaging 104.5 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 45 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 20.8 points and 8.3 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 25.3 points and 4.5 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Ramon Sessions is dishing two assists. The Washington Wizards have to be feeling good after beating the Spurs on Wednesday. The Wizards have topped 100 points in three straight games and are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc. Martell Webster is questionable with a hip injury.
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The Boston Celtics need a big win to snap a three-game losing streak. The Boston Celtics are averaging 100 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 100.8 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Isaiah Thomas is averaging 23.5 points and 6.5 assists while Avery Bradley is averaging 14 points and 3.8 rebounds. Jared Sullinger is grabbing 7.3 rebounds and Evan Turner is dishing 2.5 assists. The Boston Celtics continue to struggle on the offensive end and have now lost five of their last eight regular season games when scoring less than 100 points. The Celtics, however, are forcing 18.8 turnovers per game defensively. Marcus Smart is questionable with a toe injury.
The Wizards are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic and 14-6-2 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Celtics are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Southeast and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings.
The Celtics struggle to put the ball in the hoop and have one of their top scorers dealing with abanged up toe. The Wizards have shown more balance and have had far more success. I'll take the better team and the free bucket.