Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards - 1/11/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (19-18) at Boston Celtics (23-15)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Celtics -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics meet Wednesday night in NBA action at the TD Garden.
The Washington Wizards look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 105.4 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 46.9 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 23.1 points and 10.1 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 22.2 points and 2.8 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markieff Morris is grabbing six rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Boston Celtics also look for another victory after winning six of their last eight games. The Boston Celtics are averaging 106.8 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 104.4 points on 45 percent shooting. Isaiah Thomas is averaging 28 points and 6.1 assists while Avery Bradley is averaging 18 points and seven rebounds. Al Horford is the third double-digit scorer and Jae Crowder is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Boston Celtics are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game. The Boston Celtics have won five straight home games.
The Wizards are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference. The Celtics are 39-17-1 ATS in their last 57 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast. The Wizards are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Wizards spent a lot of energy last night beating a Bulls team that didn't have Wade or Butler, and they needed a game-winner from Wall to get it done. The Celtics have found their groove lately and have been really good on their home court. This is a game Boston should be able to win and cover the reasonable chalk at home.