Oklahoma City Thunder versus Boston Celtics Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 3-10-2013

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The 34-27 Boston Celtics will travel to play the 46-16 Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday afternoon. Tip off time from Oklahoma City is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC.

The odds from the NBA pro basketball game has the home team Oklahoma City Thunder favored by -10 ½ points with an over under line of 200 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the NBA odds came out a few hours ago.

The teams went head to head back on November 23rd with Boston posting the 108-100 home win against the Thunder as a +3 point road underdog. The game finished over 196 ½ points.

Boston has a road record of 12-18 on the season. They win their fifth straight after a 107-102 home overtime win against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night as a -4 point betting favorite. The game ended over 188 ½ points. The Celtics enjoyed a 51.3% shooting night and made 10 of 20 from three point distance. They allowed Atlanta to convert on 45.5% from the field. Paul Pierce had 27 points for Boston in the win as he made 10 of 16 from the field. Boston has defended very well this season as the Celtics are in the top five in two key areas which are field goal and three point defense.

The Thunder is 27-4 straight up on their home court. OKC earns their fourth straight win after a 116-94 road blowout win against the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night as a -14 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished over 202 points. Oklahoma City posted a 14 point lead at the half on the hapless Bobcats. They shoot 56.8% from the field and made 12 of 24 from three point range. The team pulled down 12 more rebounds than the Bobcats and held Charlotte to 41.2% shooting. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 19 points and seven assists on 6 of 12 shooting. Oklahoma City is a top three offense in the NBA this season in all four critical areas. They rank in the top three offensively in points per game, field goal, three point and free throw shooting.