The 7-6 Boston Celtics will hit the road to play the 5-7 Orlando Magic in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night.Tip off time from Orlando is scheduled for 6PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The current odds from this NBA game has the road team Boston Celtics favored by -5 ½ points with an over under line of 191 ½ points. Since the odds opened up a few hours ago there has been no movement in the betting lines.
During the lockout shortened season in 2011-12 the teams met three times with Boston winning all three games and covering two of the games. Trend: Boston is 4-1 to the over in their past five games.
The Celtics broke a two game losing streak on Friday night as the upset the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-100 as a +3 point home underdog. It marked the third straight game where the Celtics allowed 100 or more points. We have seen the Celtics digress on the defensive end of the court as they allow 99 points a game and over 46% shooting. The positive news for the Celtics is the fact they shoot the ball pretty good making 48% of their shots. Paul Pierce leads the club with nearly 20 points a game on 42% shooting.
After a 3-7 start to the season the Magic has put together a two game win streak with victories against bad teams in Cleveland and the Detroit Pistons. This team can’t shoot as they average 90 points a game and make 43% of their shots. Prior to home win against the Cavaliers and Pistons they had home defeats by 10 to the Knicks and y 39 to Brooklyn.