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Philadelphia 76ers (43-30) at Boston Celtics (48-24)
Monday, August 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Boston is simply smoother and more proficient in transition than Philadelphia , and Im betting on a game 1 mismatch.
PHILADELPHIA is 1-10 ATS in road games versus good shooting teams - making 46% or more of their shots - 2nd half of the season this season.
BOSTON is 21-10 ATS when playing against a team with a winning record this season. BOSTON is 10-1 ATS in road games after 1 or more consecutive losses this season.
NBA Favorites of -165 to -500 vs. the money line (BOSTON) - average 3PT shooting team (33-36.5%) against an average 3PT defense (33-36.5%), after 2 straight games - attempting 10+ less free throws than opponent are 33-1 l/5 seasons with the average margin of victory clicking in at 12.8 ppg.
NBA Favorites of 3.5 to 9.5 points (BOSTON) - average 3PT shooting team (33-36.5%) against an average 3PT defense (33-36.5%), after 2 straight games - attempting 10+ less free throws than opponent are 25-8 ATS L/5 seasons for a 85% conversion rate.
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