NBA 1/22/21 – Celtics @ 76ers
Strategy: Hometown Hero
Alert: 76ers down 10 points
Boston Celtics (8-6, 4-4 Away) @ Philadelphia 76ers (11-5, 9-1 Home)
Final Score: 110 – 122
Line: PHI -4.5
The 76ers were slight home favorites coming into the game and you could have taken them pregame with a solid home record of 8-1. The surging 76ers took an early lead in the 1st quarter with six lead changes. The Celtics were able to muster a run at the end of the quarter to get a double digit lead maxing out at 10 points with the quarter ending at 8 point margin. The Celtics maintained their lead the entire 2nd quarter with the lead maxing out at 8 points. The first half ended a 3 point Celtics lead.
The 3rd quarter started off going back and forth. The quarter saw seven lead changes with the 76ers going on a mid-quarter run and maintaining the lead to end the quarter up by 11 points – the max margin. The 76ers did not give up the lead in the 4th quarter with the lead maxing out at 15 points. The game ended with a 12 point margin in favor of the home team.