The Celtics host the Nets at TD Garden as both outfits attempt to claim their fourth win on the trot.
This will be the first of a four-game regular-season series to be played out between this pair, with Brooklyn claiming a 7-1 record against Boston across the 2020/21 regular season and playoffs!
The Celtics have hit a purple patch, winning four of their last six games, though all of their victories have come against sides with a record of .500 or less.
Meanwhile, the Nets have won 11 of their last 13 games, and are 7-2 on the road this season!
After a slow start to the season, James Harden looks to have returned to fitness, outscoring Durant in four of the Nets’ last six games.
The Nets seem to hold the wood of the Celtics, and with KD and Harden beginning to find their straps, I can’t see the home side being able to go bucket for bucket here.
Golden State looks to build on their incredible start to the season when the 76ers to the Bay area.
The Dubs are 15-2, with 11 of their victories accompanied by a double-digit margin!
Meanwhile, the Sixers’ squad has been decimated, the likes of Embiid, Harris, Green, and Curry have all missed games due to covid protocols, while Simmons remains sidelined with mental health issues.
As a result, Doc’s side is 4-6 across their last 10 games and 5-6 against sides with a +.500 record.
The Warriors have been dominant at home this season, only failing to cover the line twice across 10 games at the Chase Centre.
With four of Philly’s five starters still on the injury report, I’m happy to back the Dubs to cruise to another blowout victory at home.