The New York Knicks face the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Sunday, March 5th, in NBA Regular Season action. The betting odds and predictions are given down below:
The Knicks have been in astounding form recently, winning all of their last eight games. They come into this game on the back of a 122-120 win over the Miami Heat, which took their overall record to 38-27. They are now up to the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference standings. This incredible run of results has given them a great platform to push for the top four spots and ideally take home-court advantage in the playoffs.
The Celtics on the other hand have been one of the very best sides in the NBA this season. They have the second-best record in the NBA going 45-19, winning seven of their last 10. They did, however, lose their last game, 105-115, against the Brooklyn Nets. Jayson Tatum has been incredible this season, averaging 30-9-4 this season, making him one of the biggest MVP contenders.
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics Match Details
Fixture: New York Knicks @ Boston Celtics
Date & Time: Saturday, March 5, 3:30 p.m. EST
Venue: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusets
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics Injury Report
|Boston Celtics||Robert Williams||Hamstring||Out|
Celtics’ center Robert Williams is out with a hamstring problem.
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics Betting Odds & Spreads
|New York Knicks||+6.5 (-111)||Over 226.5 (-110)||+197|
|Boston Celtics||-6.5 (-109)||Under 226.5 (-110)||-250|
Knicks vs. Celtics Starting 5s
New York Knicks: PG Jalen Brunson (GTD), SG Quentin Grimes, SF RJ Barrett, PF Julius Randle, C Mitchell Robinson
Boston Celtics: PG Marcus Smart, SG Jaylen Brown, SF Jayson Tatum, PF Al Horford, C Mike Muscala
Knicks vs. Celtics Betting Prediction
Both sides have been incredible this season as they lock horns tonight. The Knicks are fresh off beating the Celtics last week and are on this miraculous eight-game win streak. They have gone 5-0 against the spread over the last five and look like they could repeat the feat tonight as well. The Knicks have also gone 21-10 for road games this season, meaning they should be able to cover the spread tonight.