2020 Season NBA Basketball Past Picks
January 27, 2021
Boston at San Antonio
Wednesday 01/27 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Boston -3.5 (-108) (risk 1 to return 1.93) RESULT: loss
1 unit on Game Total OVER 222.5 -110 (risk 1 to return 1.91) RESULT: loss
Boston easily won and covered its last two games, beating Cleveland by 38 points and then covering at Chicago 119-103 as a four-point favorite. Jaylen Brown scored 26 points against the Bulls and Jayson Tatum returned from COVID protocol to score 24 for the Celtics, who have won seven of their last 10. San Antonio snapped a two-game losing streak by beating lowly Washington 121-101, and the Wizards shot only 42.3 percent. Boston averages 47.6-percent shooting and 38.3 percent from 3-point distance and the Spurs allow 36.5 percent from beyond the arc. Eight of the last nine meetings have soared OVER the total and the Celtics are 7-1 OVER versus teams with winning records. In addition, the last five meetings at San Antonio have gone OVER. Boston has covered four of its last five as a favorite. Take the Celtics and the OVER.