The Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Pepsi Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Celtics listed as 2-point favorites versus the Nuggets, while the game’s total is sitting at 198½.
The Celtics defeated Phoenix 128-108 as a 2-point underdog on Sunday. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (221.5).
Rajon Rondo scored a game-high 32 points to go along with 10 assists for Boston, while Ray Allen added 31 points in the win.
The Nuggets lost to Milwaukee 120-117 as a 3.5-point favorite on Sunday. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (209.5).
Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with 33 points and Chauncey Billups had 21 points in the loss.
Denver has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 45-12 SU, 32-25 ATS
Denver: 37-19 SU, 32-23-1 ATS
Boston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Denver most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games when playing Denver
Boston is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
Boston is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Denver is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games when playing Boston
Denver is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
Denver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
Boston at LA Clippers, Wednesday, February 25
Denver home to Atlanta, Wednesday, February 25