NBA Betting Predictions: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics
Tonight the Boston Celtics try stretch their win streak to five in a row against a traveling Cleveland Cavalier team who are coming off a close loss at home. BetDSI Sportsbook current NBA live betting lines display the Celtics as -300 favorites giving up -6 ½ points to the struggling Cavs.
Despite numerous injuires the Boston Celtics are playing stronger than they have all season with Paul Pierce leading the charge with a bunch of contributors coming from off the bench. Friday Boston won at home against the Pacers 94-87 shooting 38-83 from the floor and hitting 6 out of 14 three point attempts.
Paul Pierce who has been leading the charge and been an absolute monster the past few games put on quite the performance putting up 28 points to go with 10 rebounds, 8 assists, and 2 blocked shots against the Pacers. Chris Wilcox came in second on Boston in scoring and led the bench with 14 points and 6 rebounds. Keven Garnett had 13 points shooting 4-9 from the floor an hitting all 5 of his free throws. Mickael Pietrus and Brandon Bass have been great role players with the injuires as of late and they both scored 13 against the Pacers.
The Cleveland Cavaliers put in another subpar performance losing at home 99-96 to the Nets Friday which left coach Bryon Scott upset with his teams lack of effort stating “ they did not show up to play until the final seven minutes of the game”. The Cavs shot 38-81 from the floor while hitting 6 out of 19 three point attepts, they shot a putrid 14-24 from the free throw line at a terrible 58%.
Kyrie Irving led the game in scoring with 32 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists against the New Jersey Nets. Antawn Jamison had 20 points with six rebounds and a blocked shot, and apart from Jamison and Irving there was little scoring to be done by Cleveland. Ramon Sessions led the bench in scoring with 11 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists.
NBA Betting Prediction: Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics are on a heater for sure with a struggling under achieving Cleveland Cavaliers team traveling to play them at home. I love the Boston Celtics here moneyline or against the points at -6 ½.
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