NBA Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

by Dirty on February 22, 2012

Betting on OKC Thunder Basketball The Boston Celtics and the Oklahoma City Thunder will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Thunder are currently favored by 9 points over the Celtics and the Total is posted at 186.

The Celtics were an 89-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (162) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Oklahoma City was a 101-93 winner in its last match at home against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 194 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Boston:
Team record: 15-16 SU, 13-18 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games

When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 25-7 SU, 17-15 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing at home against Boston

When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing New Orleans are 10-0
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Boston at Cleveland, Tuesday, February 28
Oklahoma City home to LA Lakers, Thursday, February 23

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