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Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics meet at HP Field House.

Oddsmakers opened the Celtics as -3.5-point favorites versus the 76ers, while the game's total opened at 218.

Boston was a 96-90 loser in its last match at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the +2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 186 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 134-96 winner on the road against the Rockets. They covered the +2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (230) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 43-30 SU,32-40-1 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 14 games
Philadelphia is 4-17 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
Philadelphia is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road

Boston:
Team record: 48-24 SU,40-27-5 ATS
Boston is 3-6-2 ATS in its last 11 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 1-5-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia at Boston Wednesday, August 19