Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 11 (2/11): NBA
- Lm Tipster
- Feb 11, 2022, 1:56:04 PM
Credit: photo by Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||7:40 p.m. EST|
|Nuggets money line||+145|
|Celtics money line||-175|
|Over / under||217.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Denver Nuggets||Boston Celtics|
|Road / home record||15-14||18-10|
|Points per game||109.69||108.43|
|Points allowed per game||107.56||103.77|
|Rebounds per game||43.44||46.57|
|Rebounds allowed per game||42.83||44.57|
|Over / under record||30-24||23-32-1|
After the trade deadline day, the Celtics will host the Denver Nuggets on Friday Night. Celtics traded Dennis Schroder and Enes Freedom to Houston, and Josh Richardson and Romeo Langford to Spurs, Bol Bol and PJ Dozier are also gone. They got guard Derrick White from San Antonio and Daniel Theis from Houston but they won't play vs Nuggets.
The Nuggets didn't make any moves and they have won 2 games in a row, last win was against the Knicks, the team shot for 54% from the floor and 41% from three. Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists while Bones Hyland added 22 points and 6 rebounds off the bench. Will Barton and JaMychal Green each had 20 points while Aaron Gordon added 19 points.
Denver ranks 11th in defense allowing 107.56 ppg, 46.62% fg and 34.12% in long distance shots. They have lost their last 3 games against the Celtics.
The Celtics are on a 6 game winning streak and have won 7 of their last 9 games at home. They're coming from outscoring the Nets 126-91. Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart each scored 22 points and Jayson Tatum scored 19 points.
Boston will be a little shorthanded as they let go some key players, Schroder and Richardson, although they got Derrick White and Daniel Theis, they won't suit up for this game.
The team is allowing 103.77 ppg and they ranked 4th in the league.
Boston are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
Boston are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Denver.
Denver are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
The Celtics are playing their best basketball right now and they're on hot streak, they're also one of the best defenses in the league so expect to hold the Nuggets to under their average. The Nuggets have won only 2 of their last 11 games when playing in Boston. Take the Celtics to cover.
PICK: Celtics -3.5 (-110)
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