NBA Matchups  >>  Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Preview 04/05/2013

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at TD Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Celtics listed as 6-point favorites versus the Cavaliers, while the game's total is sitting at 203.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 113-95 loser at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (208) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 98-93 winner as they battled the Pistons at home. The Celtics failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 191 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Cleveland:
Team record: 22-52 SU, 38-36 ATS
Current streak: lost 10 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games on the road

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing Brooklyn are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

Boston:
Team record: 39-36 SU, 34-38-3 ATS

is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Cleveland
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home

When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Cleveland home to Orlando, Sunday, April 7
Boston home to Washington, Sunday, April 7