Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction

Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers (14-25) vs Boston Celtics (20-19)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)

Betting Odds: Cleveland Cavaliers +9 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Boston Celtics look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Boston Celtics are averaging 112.2 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 111 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Jayson Tatum is averaging 25.1 points and seven rebounds while Jaylen Brown is averaging 24.3 points and 3.9 assists. Kemba Walker is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Smart is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Boston Celtics are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

The Cleveland Cavaliers need a win here to snap a four game losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.4 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 111.8 points on 48.1 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 23.7 points and 2.6 rebounds while Darius Garland is averaging 15.9 points and 5.9 assists. Jarrett Allen is the third double-digit scorer and Cedi Osman is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 39.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.2 rebounds per game.

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The Celtics are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest. The Cavaliers are 5-15 ATS in their last 20 games overall. The over is 8-3 in Celtics last 11 overall. The under is 8-2 in Cavaliers last 10 overall. The Celtics are 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Cleveland and 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

The Boston Celtics don't look as good as they were last season and now they're playing on the end of a back to back. However, the Cleveland Cavaliers are simply unbackable, as they're losing their last five games by an average of 8.2 points and they just got smoked last night by a Miami Heat team that doesn't have a lot of blowouts this season. This is a big number to lay with the Celtics, but it's my only option here. I can't back the Cavs with any confidence.

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Randy’s Pick Boston Celtics -9

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