The New Jersey Nets will welcome the division leading Boston Celtics to Newark today. For up to the minute odds on this game and all others please go to Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The New Jersey Nets have had an up and down season this year and now sit 12.5 games behind the Celtics in the Atlantic. Although they have been playing as expected lately they still did manage to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers in their last outing by a score of 95-89 on Friday night. Kris Humphries dominated the Sixers inside scoring 18 points and grabbing 13 rebounds in the win.
The Boston Celtics have been on a roll lately, a roll that has seen them take first place away from the 76ers. They hold a 3 game lead over the Knicks and Sixers in the division although they did lose their last time out to the Raptors by a score of 84-79 on Friday night. Kevin Garnett was the lone bright spot for the Celtics as he scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in route to the loss in Toronto.
The Nets are just 5-13-1 against the spread in their last 19 games at home, and New Jersey is just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against the Celtics. The Celtics are a solid 8-3-1 against the spread in their last 12 games.
This spread looked high to us at first, especially since the Celtics are the road team. With the playoffs nearing though and the Celtics totally focused, we like them in this one so before betting pick up sportsbook promotion codes.