NBA Matchups  >>  Phoenix Suns vs. Boston Celtics Preview 01/09/2013

 
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The Phoenix Suns and the Boston Celtics will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at TD Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Celtics listed as 8-point favorites versus the Suns, while the game's total is sitting at 189½.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 108-99 loser as they battled the Bucks on the road. The Suns failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 207 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston was a 102-96 winner in its last match on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 198 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Phoenix:
Team record: 12-24 SU, 14-21-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games when playing on the road against Boston
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

Boston:
Team record: 17-17 SU, 13-18-3 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Phoenix

When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing New York are 7-3
After a win are 4-6


NEXT UP:
Phoenix at Brooklyn, Friday, January 11
Boston home to Houston, Friday, January 11