Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards Betting Preview

A pair of Eastern Conference foes will get together on Monday in the National Basketball Association. The Boston Celtics will visit the Washington Wizards. Boston has started with back-to-back wins, including a home win over the Heat on Friday.

The first win of the season was on the road to the Knicks. Washington on the other side started the season with a loss on the road to the Pacers but came back with a win over the Grizzlies. The Boston Celtics are -10 on the road at the Washington Wizards on Monday. The total in this game is 229.5 points. The Wizards, as the underdog are +390 on the moneyline.

Celtics Among the Elite

The Boston Celtics are one of the favorites to win the Eastern Conference, and all of the National Basketball Association this season. The Celtics reached the Eastern Conference Finals a season ago, falling in game 7 to the Miami Heat. To start this season., Boston is scoring 113.5 points per game, and the defense is allowing teams to score 107.5.

Jayson Tatum once again is the top scorer for the Celtics. Tatum is scoring 27 points per game, and playing 40 minutes per night. Jrue Holiday came over from Milwaukee in the off-season and is adding 13 per game, while Derrick White took over for Marcus Smart, and contributing 20 per game.

The Celtics play this one road game, and then come home to host the Indiana Pacers. Following that, Boston is on the road for three at the Nets, Timberwolves, and 76ers.

Washington Looking for Back-to-Back Wins

Washington allowed 143 points in the season opener and had to bounce back quickly. The defense was much better when they got home holding the Grizzlies to just 106. On the offensive side, Washington has some weapons. Tyus Jones, who came from Memphis is scoring 15 points per game, and making half his shots. Kyle Kuzma is scoring 23 points per game, while Delon Wright is dishing out 6.5 assists per game.

The Wizards lost Bradley Beal in the offseason, so there will need to be additional pieces step up to make up for his loss. Jordan Poole came from the Warriors and is scoring 22.5 points per game. The rest of the scoring comes from Corey Kispert, Danilo Gallinari and Deni Avdija.

Washington will start a road trip on Wednesday. They will play their first of four games on the road at Atlanta, before trips to Miami, Philadelphia, and Charlotte.

Celtics Win in a Close One

The Boston Celtics should win this game. But, the Washington Wizards can hang in this game and compete with Boston. Look for Washington to keep the game close, and a couple of possessions game here.

Boston comes away with a win and remains unbeaten on the season, but the final bet for this game is the Washington Wizards +10. We hope you enjoy this game, and we want to wish you the best of luck with all your NBA Betting!

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