Sports Betting Picks

New York Knicks at Boston Celtics Betting Pick

An Eastern Conference affair will take place on Thursday in the National Basketball Association. The New York Knicks are set to take on the Boston Celtics. New York comes into the game with a 47-32 record. That is currently third in the Eastern Conference with three games to go. The Knicks are coming off back to back wins, including a win at Chicago on Tuesday.

For Boston, they have the top seed in the postseason wrapped up. Boston is 62-17 on the season. The Celtics are coming off a loss on the road at the Bucks. Boston will just await their first round opponent following the NBA Play-in round.

The Boston Celtics are -1.5 in this game over the Knicks. 

Knicks Seeking Three Seed

In the recent win for New York, Jalen Brunson was outstanding. The guard out of Villanova scored 45 points, and dished out 8 assists in the game. On the season, Brunson is scoring 28.4 per game, with 6.7 assists per game. Brunson has to pick up the slack with Julius Randle out for the rest of the season.

The Knicks are scoring more than 112 points per game, which ranks 19th in the league. New York is making 13.2 three point shots per game, and have been one of the best rebounding teams in the league. New York is ripping down 45.2 per game.

New York will finish the regular season at home for their final two games. The Nets come to town on Friday, and then they finish the season with the Bulls at the Garden on Sunday.

Boston Finishing Regular Season

In the loss on Tuesday to the Celtics, Kristaps Porzingis and Al Horford did not play in the game. Jayson Tatum did and came away with a team high 22 points in 37 minutes played. Jaylen Brown also played 35 minutes in the game, and scored 14 points. Those two lead the team in scoring for Boston.

The Celtics rank 2nd in the National Basketball Association in points scored. Boston is averaging more than 120 per game. Boston is the top three point shooting team in the league, as they are making more than 16 per game. The Celtics also rank second in rebounds, with 46.4 per game.

Boston will also remain at home for their final two regular season games. The Celtics are set to host the Hornets on Friday, and then welcome the Wizards to town on Sunday.

Knicks Top Celtics

The Boston Celtics do not need to win any more regular season games. They will be the top seed no matter what. Look for them to rest some guys again in this game, which  gives the Knicks a big chance to grab a win.

On the road, the Knicks are going to get it done. We like the New York Knicks +1.5 over the Boston Celtics in this Thursday affair. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA Betting!

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *