Boston @ Los Angeles
Current Records: Boston 21-7; Los Angeles 11-15
What to Know
The Los Angeles Lakers will be returning home after a six-game road trip. They will take on the Boston Celtics at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday at Crypto.com Arena. The Lakers are hoping to patch up the holes in a defense that has allowed an average of 116.35 points per game.
Los Angeles netted a 124-117 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Center Anthony Davis continued his habit of dropping crazy stat lines, posting a double-double on 34 points and 15 rebounds along with seven assists.
Meanwhile, Boston suffered a grim 113-93 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday. The top scorers for the Celtics were small forward Jaylen Brown (21 points) and power forward Jayson Tatum (20 points).
The Lakers are expected to lose this next one by 3.5. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the squad is 2-12 ATS when expected to lose.
Los Angeles' victory lifted them to 11-15 while Boston's loss dropped them down to 21-7. We'll see if Los Angeles can repeat their recent success or if Boston bounces back and reverse their fortune.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Crypto.com Arena -- Los Angeles, California
- TV: TNT
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $29.00
The Celtics are a 3.5-point favorite against the Lakers, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Boston have won eight out of their last 14 games against Los Angeles.
- Dec 07, 2021 - Los Angeles 117 vs. Boston 102
- Nov 19, 2021 - Boston 130 vs. Los Angeles 108
- Apr 15, 2021 - Boston 121 vs. Los Angeles 113
- Jan 30, 2021 - Los Angeles 96 vs. Boston 95
- Feb 23, 2020 - Los Angeles 114 vs. Boston 112
- Jan 20, 2020 - Boston 139 vs. Los Angeles 107
- Mar 09, 2019 - Boston 120 vs. Los Angeles 107
- Feb 07, 2019 - Los Angeles 129 vs. Boston 128
- Jan 23, 2018 - Los Angeles 108 vs. Boston 107
- Nov 08, 2017 - Boston 107 vs. Los Angeles 96
- Mar 03, 2017 - Boston 115 vs. Los Angeles 95
- Feb 03, 2017 - Boston 113 vs. Los Angeles 107
- Apr 03, 2016 - Boston 107 vs. Los Angeles 100
- Dec 30, 2015 - Los Angeles 112 vs. Boston 104