Records: Boston 20-21, New York 25-14
Kick-off: 8 p.m. EST
Spread: New York by 1.5
Last meeting: Boston 102, New York 96 (2012)
Points per game: The Celtics are averaging 94.9 points per game while New York is averaging 101.1.
Rebounds per game: Boston averages 39.1 boards per outing while the Knicks are averaging 40.5 rebounds per game.
Assists per game: The Celtics are putting up 23 assists per outing while New York is averaging 19.9 per game.
Points allowed per game: Boston is giving up 96 points per outing while the Knicks have allowed 96.3points on average this season.
Thoughts: The Celtics are coming off a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers while New York fell to the Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics need to get in gear before this season gets away from them while the Knicks want to remain the top team in the Atlantic Division. I like Boston to come out with a strong show tonight and win this game (and cover). In addition, I like the over here.
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