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Philadelphia vs. Boston,
04/08/2012 18:00 EDT,
Score: 79 - 103
Point Spread: +4/-110 Philadelphia
4* NBA *BEST BET* on 76ers +4
Motivated by 3 consecutive defeats and eager to stay in the Atlantic division race, expect the 76ers to bounce back strong against a team they have dominated this season.
Philly has won each of this season's meetings with Boston by 32 and 13 points respectively. It is also worth noting that it has either won or lost by 4 points or less in 5 of the last 6 and 7 of the last 9 meetings.
Both teams played yesterday, but Philly should be the fresher team as it had 2 days off prior to last night's contest. Boston, meanwhile, will be playing its 4th game in 5 days. The Celtics are 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 games when playing without a day of rest and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games when their starting 5 players combine for more than 160 minutes the previous day.
The fact Boston enters off a double-digit win is also significant because it is just 24-49-2 ATS in its last 75 games following a win of more than 10 points.
The 76ers are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings, and we'll grab the points with them here.