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The LA Lakers are slight 51.8 percent favorites over the Boston Celtics. The Celtics are shooting 44.9 percent from the field and the Lakers are forecasted to shoot 44.2 percent. The Celtics have the rebounding advantage at 41.7 to 40.1. Turnovers are pretty even with the Celtics projected for 14.6 turnovers vs. 13.7 for the Lakers. The Celtics are making 4.5 three pointers on 34.4 percent from three point range. The Lakers are making 5 three pointers on 32.3 percent.
KEY PLAYER STATISTICAL DATA
PTS: Paul Pierce 18.9, Kobe Bryant 24.1
ASSISTS: Rajon Rondo 11.6, Kobe Bryant 5.8
REBOUNDS: Kevin Garnett 7.6, Pau Gasol 8.9
SPORTS ODDS: Sportsbooks and handicappers have set the line at LAL -3 TOTAL 183.5.
'10-11 SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 6 to 8 weeks of the season. NEITHER TEAM HAS UNITS EDGE
|CELTICS||ATS RECORD||LAKERS||ATS RECORD||ATS EDGE|
|Record on the Road||13-8, 62% 500||Record at Home||18-6, 75% 1200||Lakers|
|VS Lakers||0-0 No Games||VS Celtics||0-0 No Games||N/A|
|vs Team .500 or Better||16-5, 76% 1050||vs Team .500 or Better||9-8, 53% 20||Celtics|
|Record As Road Underdog||3-3, 50% -30||Record As Home Favorite||18-6, 75% 1140||LA Lakers|
|After 1 or More Days Off||18-15, 55% +150||After 1 or More Days Off||16-22, 42% -820||Celtics|
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