Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors - 1/30/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 8:00 PM (TD Garden)

BOS -12.5 . Total 222.0 .

TV: TNT

The Golden State Warriors are on the road for a contest with the Boston Celtics.  The Warriors are (10-38), coming off a 115-104 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.  The Celtics are (31-15), after getting a rare road in Miami, knocking off the Heat 109-101.

In the Warriors loss to the 76ers, Golden State was guided on offense by D'Angelo Russell.  Russell registered 28 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists.  The Warriors converted on 42% from the floor and 38% from 3-point range.  Golden State was out rebounded, 44 to 41.  The Warriors were out scored from the foul line, 20 to 15. 

In the Celtics win over the Heat, Boston was led throughout the game by Gordon Hayward.  Hayward recorded 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 assists.  The Celtics shot 47% from the floor and 36% from 3-point range.  Boston held Miami to 37% from the floor.  The Celtics out scored the Heat from deep, 39-27, which proved to be the difference.  The Celtics out scored the Heat in ever quarter except the 2nd.

Recent Betting Trends:

Warriors are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

Warriors are 0-9 SU in their last 9 road games.

The over is 5-1 in Warriors last 6 games.

Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.

Celtics are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 Pacific division games.

The under is 4-1 in Celtics last 5 games.

The Warriors have not been good on the road this year, having gone 3-21.  Celtics have been solid at home, posting a 18-5 record.  The Warriors struggle offensively to score, which does not bode well going up against a Boston defense that is allowing less than 106 per game.  The Celtics rank 3rd in scoring defense.  Boston will get the job done at home, against a poor road team.  Final score prediction, Celtics will win and cover, 116-101. 

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Chris’s Pick BOSTON CELTICS -12.5 .

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.