Sun. May 9th, 2021

NBA 1/4/21 – Celtics @ Raptors

Strategy: Cover Dog

Alert: Celtics down 10 points

Boston Celtics (5-3, 3-2 Away) @ Toronto Raptors (1-5, 1-2 Home)

Final Score: 126 – 114

Line: TOR -1.5

 

The Celtics were slight dogs coming into the game so you could have taken the the ML before the game for a small amount looking to double if they went down playing away in Toronto. The Celtics got the early lead in the 1st quarter to start the game off up 2-0. The Raptors responded with a run where they did not give up the lead maxing out at 13 points two different times. The quarter ended with the Raptors up by 9 points. The Raptors held onto the lead to start the 2nd quarter maxing out at 10 points. The Celtics responded with a run of their own to the take the lead back maxing out at 15 points to end the first half.

 

The Celtics did not give up the lead in the 3rd quarter that maxed out at 23 points. The 4th quarter started with a 19 point Celtic lead. The Celtics did not give up their lead for the second half with the smallest margin at 12 points to end the game.