The San Antonio Spurs and the Boston Celtics will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at TD Banknorth Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Celtics listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Spurs, while the game’s total is sitting at 185½.
Roger Mason paced San Antonio with 26 points and six assists in its 104-96 loss to Denver on Tuesday night.
Denver covered as 4-point home favorites as the game played over the 199-point total listed by oddsmakers.
The Celtics scored 38 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 110-100 win over the Knicks on Friday. The Celtics covered the 6.5-point spread, and the 210 points made it OVER the posted total of 207.5.
Ray Allen led the Celtics with 22 points from 7-for-13 shooting, and dished out six assists. Paul Pierce netted a team-high 26 points in this victory.
San Antonio: 33-15 SU, 23-23-2 ATS
Boston: 42-10 SU, 29-23 ATS
San Antonio most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing New Jersey are 6-4
After playing Denver are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing New Orleans are 6-4
After playing New York are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 5 games
San Antonio is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
San Antonio is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games when playing Boston
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing San Antonio
Boston is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
Boston is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games
San Antonio at New Jersey, Tuesday, February 10
Boston at New Orleans, Wednesday, February 11