NBA Premium Selection--Celtics at Raptors
Boston vs. Toronto,
12/25/2019 12:00 EDT,
Score: 118 - 102
Point Spread: -2½/-115 Boston
Play NBA pick is Boston Celtics -2.5.
Toronto dealing with major injuries as they are without Pascal Siakam, Norman Powell and Marc Gasol due to injury. With these key rotational players out it has impacted the Raptors defense as in their past five games allowing 45.2% shooting. Depth will be an issue for Toronto who comes off a five point loss at Indiana on Monday as the Pacers were also on a back to back. Boston has won and covered three straight after their 119-93 home win to Charlotte on Sunday. Celtics have two days of rest. Celtics with two days of rest have won three straight giving up 94.3 points. Boston defense has been good on the road holding opponents to 42.3% shooting. Raptors have failed to cover two of three. Too many of the Toronto key personnel out and needed to face a team with the coaching and players of the Celtics.
Play Boston -2.5