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Boston Celtics vs Washington Wizards: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 1/8/2021

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics (6-3) head into their matchup against the Bradley Beal-led Washington Wizards (2-6) on January 8, 2021 as a 4.5-point favorite. A point total of 235.5 has been set for the game.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:30 PM EST
TV Channel: NBCS-BOS

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Celtics vs. Wizards Betting Data

Celtics vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Celtics -4.5 -105 -115 235.5 -110 -110

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Celtics Betting Data

  • Boston has a winning record against the spread this season, going 5-3 ATS.
  • Boston and its opponents have hit the over in 100% of games (9 out of 9 matchups).

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a sub-.500 record against the spread this season: 1-5.
  • Washington hit the over in 100% of its games (8 of 8 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • Boston's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday's matchup total (235.5 points) in 18 out of nine opportunities (200% of matchups).
  • In five out of Washington's eight games this season (62.5%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Friday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 233.5 points per game, 2.0 points fewer than the total of 235.5 for this matchup.
  • The 234.6 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 0.9 fewer than the 235.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Celtics games is 11.2 points fewer than the over/under of 235.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 8.1 points fewer than the average over/under in Wizards' games this season (243.6 points).

Previous Matchups

Boston and Washington have been evenly matched in their last 10 matchups, playing to a 5-5 record, while the Wizards hold a 2-0-1 advantage against the spread when matched up with the Celtics.

Celtics vs Wizards in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/13/2020 Wizards Celtics -2 225 -128 108 Regular Season 96-90 WAS
1/6/2020 Celtics Wizards -9 225.5 -430 333 Regular Season 99-94 WAS
11/13/2019 Celtics Celtics -7 229.5 -305 247 Regular Season 140-133 BOS
4/9/2019 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 116-110 BOS
3/1/2019 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 107-96 BOS
12/12/2018 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 130-125 BOS
4/10/2018 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 113-101 WAS
3/14/2018 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 125-124 WAS
2/8/2018 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 110-104 BOS
12/25/2017 - Celtics - - - - Regular Season 111-103 WAS
  • 8/13/2020 DNP - Celtics: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart

    Wizards: Rui Hachimura

  • 1/6/2020 DNP - Celtics: Kemba Walker;

    Wizards: Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant

  • 11/13/2019 DNP - Celtics: Gordon Hayward
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    Celtics Players to Watch

    • The Celtics scoring leader is Tatum, who averages 26.3 per contest to go with 7.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists.
    • Tristan Thompson is Boston's leading rebounder, grabbing 8.5 per game, while Marcus Smart is its best passer, averaging 6.6 assists in each contest.
    • The Celtics get the most three-point shooting production out of Tatum, who makes 3.6 threes per game.
    • Jeff Teague is Boston's leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Robert Williams III leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

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    Wizards Players to Watch

    • Russell Westbrook racks up 10.7 rebounds and 11.8 assists per game, placing him at the top of the Wizards' rebound and assists leaderboards.
    • Beal counts for 34.3 points per game, making him the top scorer on Washington's squad.
    • Davis Bertans is the top shooter from distance for the Wizards, hitting 2.6 threes per game.
    • Washington's leader in steals is Westbrook with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Thomas Bryant with 0.9 per game.

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    Injury Report

    Celtics:

    Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist),

    Jeff Teague: Day To Day (Ankle),

    Tristan Thompson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),

    Grant Williams: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),

    Kemba Walker: Out (Left knee),

    Robert Williams III: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

    Wizards:

    Russell Westbrook: Day To Day (Finger)

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