Authored by NBA Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Tuesday Night December 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM EST.
The (10-15) Boston Celtics of the Eastern Conference Atlantic division will make the trip to the Central part of the Sunshine State to take on the (10-20) Orlando Magic of the Eastern Conference Southeast division in 2014 NBA action. The team will play at Amway Center in downtown Orlando, Florida. This Sports Handicapper predicted the Celtics needed to make a trade for the future, and they did just that by getting rid on point guard Rajon Rondo. The Orlando Magic are pulling up the rear in their division, two games in front of Charlotte. The betting line is not available for Tuesday Night’s game.
The 2014-15 Boston Celtics have won three of four straight up they loss at Miami on December 21st. The Celtics will return to the Northeast for a home game vs. Brooklyn a day after Christmas and will be in Washington the 27th. Boston is 7-1 Against The Spread the last eight between the teams. The betting odds under is 4-0 their last four against a team with a losing record. Boston is 2-2 ATS, going over the betting odds total once and staying under three times their last four NBA Expert Betting Predictions away from Beantown. Boston is experiencing basketball without one of the best point guards in the NBA, who will step up and take over as the team leader? Coach Brad Stevens has plenty of young talent, but the Celtics will miss the playoffs for the second straight season.
The 2014-15 Orlando Magic are on a four-game losing streak, their last two against at home vs. Two of the worst teams in the NBA, Utah, and Philadelphia. Orlando is 0-4 ATS their last four. The Magic lost at Boston 109-92 on December 17th and should get revenge without Rondo running the show. Orlando is 2-2 Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total twice and staying under two time their last four at home. The key to a Magic win is to be patient in the half-court set and play tough defense. Orlando allowed two of their last three opponents over 100-points.
Free Pick: Not Available.