Boston Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs: 1/27/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 27, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs (9-8) are 3.5-point underdogs against the Boston Celtics (10-6) at AT&T Center on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The game tips at 8:30 PM ET on NBCS-BOS. The matchup has an over/under set at 225 points.

Betting Information

Celtics vs Spurs Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Celtics -3.5 -110 -110 225 -110 -110
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Head to Head

San Antonio has taken eight of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Boston.

Celtics vs Spurs in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/8/2020 Celtics Celtics -7 220.5 -305 247 Regular Season 129-114 SA
11/9/2019 Spurs Spurs -2 218 -126 105 Regular Season 135-115 BOS
3/24/2019 Celtics Regular Season 115-96 SA
12/31/2018 Spurs Regular Season 120-111 SA
12/8/2017 Spurs Regular Season 105-102 SA
10/30/2017 Celtics Regular Season 108-94 BOS
12/14/2016 Spurs Regular Season 108-101 SA
11/25/2016 Celtics Regular Season 109-103 SA
12/5/2015 Spurs Regular Season 108-105 SA
11/1/2015 Celtics Regular Season 95-87 SA

Celtics Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Boston has been strong this season, posting an 8-7 record.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Celtics have fared well against the spread, putting together a 5-3 record.
  • More often than not, Boston and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 9 of 16 chances this season.
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Spurs Betting Information

  • San Antonio has a 10-6-1 record against the spread, covering in 58.8% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Spurs have a record ATS of 2-2.
  • San Antonio has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 47.1% of matchups this year (8 out of 17 chances).
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Over/Under Analysis

  • The Celtics and their opponents have scored more than 225 points in 175% of their outings this season (28 of 16 opportunities).
  • San Antonio and its opponents have added up to score at least 225 points in 52.9% of their matchups this season (nine of 17 chances).
  • The Celtics and the Spurs combine to average 0.6 fewer points per game than the total of 225 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 4.5 fewer points per game (220.5) than this matchup’s over/under of 225 points.
  • The Celtics’ average point total in outings this year is 222.9, 2.1 points less than the total in this game.
  • The average total for Spurs games this season is three fewer points than the point total of 225 for this outing.
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Celtics Leaders

  • The Celtics scoring leader is Jaylen Brown, who puts up 27.3 points per game.
  • Boston is led in rebounding by Tristan Thompson’s 8.6 rebounds per game and assisting by Marcus Smart’s 6.2 assists per game .
  • Jayson Tatum is the top three-point shooter for the Celtics, hitting 3.5 per game.
  • Boston’s steals leader is Smart, who collects 1.8 per game. Robert Williams III leads the team averaging 1.5 blocks a contest.

Spurs Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Spurs scoring and assists leaderboards with 20.1 points per game and 6.8 assists per game.
  • Keldon Johnson’s 7.3 rebounds per game paces San Antonio’s rebounding effort. He also adds 14.2 points per game.
  • Patty Mills makes more threes per game than any other member of the Spurs, cashing in 2.8 treys per game.
  • Nobody on San Antonio grabs more steals than Devin Vassell (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Jakob Poeltl (0.9 per game).
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