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Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 4/15/2021

Boston is an 8-point favorite against Los Angeles when the Jayson Tatum-led Celtics (29-26) and LeBron James' Lakers (34-21) meet on April 15, 2021. The game's over/under is 211.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 10:00 PM EST
TV Channel: TNT

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Celtics vs. Lakers Betting Data

Celtics vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Celtics -8 -110 -110 211.5 -110 -110

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Celtics Betting Data

  • Boston has gone 27-27 against the spread this year, covering half of the time.
  • The Celtics' record against the spread as at least an 8-point favorite is above .500 at 5-3.
  • Boston and its opponents have gone over the point total in half of their games, 27 out of 54 matchups.

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, Los Angeles is under .500: 27-28.
  • The Lakers are 6-8 against the spread when at least 8-point underdogs.
  • Los Angeles has hit the over on the point total in 21 of 55 games this season (38.2%).

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Point Total Insights

  • In Boston's matchups this season, the Celtics and their opponents have exceeded Thursday's over/under of 211.5 points 41 times (74.5% of opportunities).
  • In Los Angeles' games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday's matchup point total in 30 out of 55 matchups (54.5%).
  • The total for the matchup of 211.5 is 10.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Celtics (112.4 points per game) and the Lakers (109.8 points per game).
  • The 216 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 4.5 more than the 211.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Celtics games is 222.9 points, 11.4 more than the over/under of 211.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Lakers' games this season (215.4 points).

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Los Angeles has a 6-4 record in games against Boston, while the Celtics maintain a 3-0 advantage covering the spread against the Lakers.

Celtics vs Lakers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 96-95 LAL
1/30/2021 Lakers Celtics -3.5 218.5 -163 135 Regular Season 96-95 LAL
2/23/2020 Lakers Lakers -7.5 222.5 -313 250 Regular Season 114-112 LAL
1/20/2020 Lakers Celtics -3 226 -156 131 Regular Season 139-107 BOS
3/9/2019 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 120-107 BOS
3/9/2019 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 120-107 BOS
3/9/2019 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 120-107 BOS
2/7/2019 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 129-128 LAL
2/7/2019 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 129-128 LAL
2/7/2019 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 129-128 LAL

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Celtics Players to Watch

  • Tatum leads the Celtics in scoring, tallying 25.9 points per game to go with 7.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists.
  • Boston's leading rebounder is Tristan Thompson averaging 8.2 boards per game and its best passer is Marcus Smart and his 5.6 assists per game.
  • Tatum makes more threes per game than any other member of the Celtics, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.
  • The Boston steals leader is Smart, who averages 1.4 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Robert Williams III, who compiles 1.8 rejections per contest.

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Lakers Players to Watch

  • The Lakers' James racks up enough points (25.4 per game) and assists (7.9 per game) to sit atop the squad's leaderboards.
  • Andre Drummond is at the top of the Los Angeles rebounding leaderboard with 12.8 rebounds per game. He also notches 16.1 points and adds 2.3 assists per game.
  • James is reliable from distance and leads the Lakers with 2.4 made threes per game.
  • Drummond (1.6 steals per game) is the steal leader for Los Angeles while Anthony Davis (1.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Injury Report

Celtics:

Evan Fournier: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),

Robert Williams III: Out (Knee)

Lakers:

Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),

LeBron James: Out (Ankle),

Jared Dudley: Out (Knee),

Dennis Schroder: Day To Day (Pelvis),

Andre Drummond: Out (Toe),

Markieff Morris: Day To Day (Ankle)

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