Celtics vs Clippers: How to Watch Live Stream, TV Channel, NBA Start Time

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The Los Angeles Clippers were expected to take an “L” in this one, but so far that doesn’t play out in the script. Both teams are in a position to win, but they lead against the Boston Celtics 69-63.

Forward Luke Kennard (17 points) and forward Marcus Morris (16 points) were the Clippers’ top scorers. Boston relied on the performance of center Robert Williams III, who achieved a double-double with 14 points and ten rebounds in addition to two blocks. That makes for four straight games in which Williams III had at least ten rebounds.

It’s tied for the fewest points the Celtics still have this season heading into the fourth quarter.

Who plays

Los Angeles @ Boston

Current records: Los Angeles 17-17; Boston 16-18

What there is to know

The Boston Celtics will return home after a two-game road trip. They and the Los Angeles Clippers end the year against each other at 7:30 p.m. ET Wednesday at TD Garden. Since both of these teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a bit of extra motivation ahead of this competition.

It looks like Boston must have been on the Santa Claus villain list since the team didn’t get the win they were supposed to get on Monday. They were within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap as they lost 108-103 to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Celtics’ loss shouldn’t mask the performances of power forward Al Horford, who had 16 points and six assists as well as nine boards, and point guard Payton Pritchard, who had 24 points and six more assists. of eight rebounds.

Meanwhile, the Clippers-Brooklyn Nets game on Monday wasn’t particularly close, with Los Angeles losing 124-108. Los Angeles was down 101-81 by the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover. Los Angeles’ loss came despite a quality game from forward Marcus Morris, who had 24 points and six assists as well as five boards.

Boston is the favorite in this one, with an expected margin of victory of 6 points. Those who play the odds have seen it come and go with Boston, which is 17-16-1 ATS.

The Celtics are now 16-18 while the Clippers are 17-17. Boston is 10-7 after losses this season, Los Angeles 8-8.

How to watch

  • When: Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Or: TD Garden – Boston, Massachusetts
  • TV: Bally Sports SoCal
  • Online broadcast: fuboTV (Try free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • To follow: CBS Sports app
  • Cost of the ticket: $ 59.62

Chances

The Celtics are a solid 6-point favorite against the Clippers, according to the latest NBA odds.

Bettors had a good idea of ​​the line for this one, as the game opened with the Celtics as the 5.5-point favorite.

Over / Under: -110

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History of the series

Los Angeles have won seven of their last 13 games against Boston.

  • December 08, 2021 – Los Angeles 114 vs. Boston 111
  • March 02, 2021 – Boston 117 vs. Los Angeles 112
  • February 05, 2021 – Boston 119 vs. Los Angeles 115
  • February 13, 2020 – Boston 141 v Los Angeles 133
  • November 20, 2019 – Los Angeles 107 v Boston 104
  • March 11, 2019 – Los Angeles 140 vs. Boston 115
  • February 09, 2019 – Los Angeles 123 vs. Boston 112
  • February 14, 2018 – Los Angeles 129 vs. Boston 119
  • January 24, 2018 – Boston 113 v Los Angeles 102
  • March 06, 2017 – Los Angeles 116 vs. Boston 102
  • February 05, 2017 – Boston 107 v Los Angeles 102
  • March 28, 2016 – Los Angeles 114 vs. Boston 90
  • February 10, 2016 – Boston 139 v Los Angeles 134

Boston injury report

  • CJ Miles: out (Covid-19)
  • Enes Kanter: absent (Covid-19)
  • Dennis Schroder: absent (Covid-19)
  • Marcus Smart: outside (hand)
  • Bruno Fernando: absent (Covid-19)
  • Aaron Nesmith: Released (Covid-19)
  • Jayson Tatum: absent (Covid-19)

Los Angeles injury report

  • Nicolas Batum: Out (ankle)
  • Reggie Jackson: absent (Covid-19)
  • Jason Preston: absent (foot)
  • Isaiah Hartenstein: Out (ankle)
  • Brandon Boston Jr.: absent (Covid-19)
  • Jay Scrubb: Out (Covid-19)
  • Moses Wright: Out (Covid-19)
  • Paul George: out (elbow)
  • Kawhi Leonard: out (knee)
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