Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions
The Los Angeles Clippers is all set to take on Boston Celtics in an interesting regular season clash. The match will take place in the Staples Center on 6th February.
The visitors are looking to continue their good run in the Eastern conference whereas Clippers are beaming in confidence after a cakewalk in their last outing against the Cavaliers.
Even though this rivalry looks to produce a thriller, the recent form suggests a slight upper hand to the Clippers with the Boston based club requiring punching above their weight to achieve their 12th win.
Here are the latest Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions
|Los Angeles Clippers||Boston Celtics||Predicted Winner|
|Action Network||Odds: -4.5||Odds: +4.5||Los Angeles Clippers|
|ML: -200||ML: +170|
|Oddsshark||Spread: -5 (-110)||Spread: +5 (-110)||Los Angeles Clippers|
|ML: -200||ML: +165|
|Pinnacle||Spread: -5 (-105)||Spread: +5 (-105)||Los Angeles Clippers|
|ML: -200||ML: +178|
Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions Players to watch out
Nicolas Batum who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 4.9 rebounds and free throw percentage of 84.6 in the current season.
Paul George who is the shooting guard has a superior 3-point conversion of 45.3 while Serge Ibaka needs to do better than 12.2 points per game in this season. But he has more than made it up with an average of 6.9 rebounds per game.
Kawhi Leonard will be the small forward in the side with an overall rating of 82 and average of 26.3 points in every outing so far. He has a field goal percentage of 50.7 and is an X-factor for them to succeed.
Jayson Tatum has been extremely efficient as a small forward with an average of 26.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game so far.
He has Jaylen Brown for company who has consistently given 26.6 points in addition to a three-pointer conversion of 42.9. There is still no clarity on Kemba Walker’s availability after the star player didn’t make it to the game against Kings.
Daniel Theis who plays as the center pitched in with 11 points and 4 assists against Kings. He has also averaged 5.4 rebounds per game. Tristan Thompson has led the chart in rebounds and has an efficiency of 11.80.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Los Angeles Clippers have lived up to the expectations so far by putting up some amazing performances both at home and in away conditions. They have so far achieved 17 victories as opposed to just 6 losses so far.
They were off to a good start with wins against Lakers and Nuggets. Barring defeats against Mavericks, Jazz and Warriors, their January campaign was largely successful that put them in the driver seat.
They also enjoyed a 5-match winning streak in the same period. In their last outing, they blew away Cavaliers without breaking any sweat.
Boston Celtics had a wonderful 2019-20 season where they made it to the Eastern conference finals. Riding on the success, things didn’t look favorable initially with just two wins in four games.
But they seem to tighten the screw after initial hiccups as they went 5-1 in the next six games. Barring that loss to Pistons in 1st week of January, the Boston based club dispatched quality teams like Raptors, Heat and Wizards without breaking much sweat.
But they have caught a roadblock with defeats to Knicks, 76ers and Spurs. This week, they were convincingly defeated by Lakers but played a good match against Warriors while losing their last game to Kings.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions : Head-to-head:
Regular season (132 games): Clippers – 43 wins, Celtics – 89 wins.
Playoffs (12 games): Clippers – 4 wins, Celtics – 8 wins.
Previous meeting: Celtics won 141-133 on 13th Feb 2020 in a home fixture.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Boston Celtics NBA Odds and Predictions: Outright predictions
The odds and predictions for this exciting clash is expected to come out as the match day approaches. Even though the outcome of this particular clash is solely dependent on that day, the Clippers and the Celtics are equally capable of pulling of something big this season.
Most betting sites have tipped both the sides to go deep this season. Looking at Oddschecker, the Clippers are the third favorite team to win the NBA championship whereas the Celtics have done better than their odds for this season. Another platform SMarkets have also reiterated that the sides are playing at a different level this season.