Raptors vs Celtics: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 4, 2021

A game after he went off for 31 points in a 122-120 win over the Pistons, Jaylen Brown leads the Boston Celtics (4-3) on the road against the Toronto Raptors (1-4) on Monday, January 4, 2021. The Celtics are in the matchup, which airs at 7:30 PM ET on NBCS-BOS.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 4, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Celtics Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 4

Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee)

Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist),
Jeff Teague: Day To Day (Ankle),
Javonte Green: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Kemba Walker: Out (Left knee)

Raptors and Celtics Records ATS

  • Toronto is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 1-4
  • The Raptors have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 3 points, going 1-1 this season.
  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 2 of 5 games this season (40%).
  • Boston holds a losing record ATS this season with three wins and four losses ATS.
  • When playing as at least a 3-point underdog, the Celtics frequently come up short with only a 1-3 record against the spread.
  • Four of Boston’s seven games (57.1%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Jayson Tatum (29 points) led the Celtics over Fred VanVleet (20 points) and the Raptors 92-87 in their most recent matchup on Friday. The Celtics were favored by 3 points in the game, and covered the spread. The 179 total points in the matchup went under the 204.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
9/11/2020 Celtics Raptors -3 204.5 -152 127 Playoffs 92-87 BOS*
9/9/2020 Celtics Celtics -2.5 209.5 -142 119 Playoffs 125-122 TOR*
9/7/2020 Celtics Raptors -1.5 212.5 -121 102 Playoffs 111-89 BOS*
9/5/2020 Celtics Celtics -2 215.5 -126 106 Playoffs 100-93 TOR*
9/3/2020 Raptors Celtics -3 217 -143 120 Playoffs 104-103 TOR*
9/1/2020 Raptors Raptors -1.5 218.5 -121 102 Playoffs 102-99 BOS*
8/30/2020 Raptors Raptors -2 217.5 -129 108 Playoffs 112-94 BOS*
8/7/2020 Raptors Raptors -1.5 221.5 -125 105 Regular Season 122-100 BOS
12/28/2019 Celtics Celtics -7 216 -307 246 Regular Season 113-97 TOR*
12/25/2019 Celtics Raptors -4 213 -183 151 Regular Season 118-102 BOS*
  • 9/11/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 9/9/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 9/7/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 9/5/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 9/3/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 9/1/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 8/30/2020 DNP – Celtics: Gordon Hayward
  • 12/28/2019 DNP – Raptors: Pascal Siakam, Norman Powell
  • 12/25/2019 DNP – Raptors: Pascal Siakam, Norman Powell; Celtics: Marcus Smart
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Scoring Trends

  • The Raptors are at the 27th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (104.4 PPG), while the Celtics allow the 18th-fewest points per game (112.3) in the league.
  • The Raptors have a -13-point scoring differential on the season (-2.6 per game). The Celtics have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-5 total points, -0.7 per game).

Raptors Leaders

  • The Raptors scoring leader is VanVleet, who averages 19.2 points per game.
  • VanVleet’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 28.5, 1.7 lower than his season average of 30.2.
  • Toronto is led in rebounding by OG Anunoby’s 6.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Kyle Lowry’s 8.2 assists per game .
  • Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 28.5, 2.9 lower than his season average of 31.4.
  • VanVleet is the top three-point shooter for the Raptors, knocking down 3.4 per game.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.9 shots less than his season average of 3.4.
  • Toronto’s steals leader is Anunoby, who averages 2.2 per game. Chris Boucher leads the team averaging 2.2 blocks a contest.
  • Anunoby’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.7 steals less than his season average of 2.2.

Celtics Leaders

  • Brown outpaced his teammates on the Celtics scoring front by putting up 28.0 points per game. He adds 4.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game this season.
  • Brown’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 6.2 less than his season average of 35.7.
  • The Boston leaders in rebounds and assists are Tristan Thompson (9.0 rebounds per game) and Marcus Smart (6.7 assists per game).
  • Thompson’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 23.5, 4.0 greater than his season average of 19.5.
  • Tatum makes more threes per game than any other member of the Celtics, cashing in 3.1 treys per game.
  • Tatum’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 3.1.
  • Nobody on Boston grabs more steals than Jeff Teague (1.7 per game) or blocks more shots than Robert Williams III (1.5 per game).
  • Teague’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 1.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

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