NBA Pick LA Lakers at Boston 2-10-11

February 10, 2011


LA Lakers at Boston Celtics

Thursday February 10, 2011 8:00 PM EST

Line: Boston -2.5

The Lakers have won 3 of their last 4, including 2 straight to start off their 7 game road trip. After this the Lakers will travel to New York and Orlando. They finish their road trip off against Charlotte and Cleveland. Boston has lost 2 of their last 3 now. They beat LA in LA 109-96 in their first meeting.

Stats to consider:

LA Lakers:

  • LA is 36-16 with a 17-8 road record.
  • Points per game: 103.1 (8th)
  • Points allowed per game: 96.4 (10th)
  • Rebounds per game: 43.9 (3rd)
  • Assists per game: 22.1 (11th)

Boston Celtics:

  • Boston is 38-13 with a 23-4 home record.
  • Points per game: 98.5 (17th)
  • Points allowed per game: 91.5 (1st)
  • Rebounds per game: 38.5 (29th)
  • Assists per game: 24.5 (1st)

What to watch for:

  • The Lakers are lead by SG Kobe Bryant who continues to play at a high level. He leads the team with 25.4 PPG and 5 APG. The advantage for the Lakers is their height. PF Pau Gasol is 2nd with 18.7 PPG and leads the team with 10.5 RPG. Lamar Odom is 3rd on the team with 15.3 PPG and is 2nd with 9.5 RPG. C Andrew Bynum is 4th with 11.3 PPG and is 3rd with 7.4 RPG.
  • Celtics SF Paul Pierce matches up well against vs Kobe and leads the team with 19 PPG and also has 5 RPG and 3.3 APG. SG Ray Allen is looking to break Reggie Miller’s career 3 record. Allen is 1 away from tying the record and 2 from breaking the record. The return of C Kendrick Perkins has been big for the Celtics as their starting lineup from the Finals last year returns.

This basketball pick will come down to rebounding. The Lakers have 3 players averaging more than 7 RPG. Celtic Kevin Garnett leads the team with 9 RPG, and the return of Kendrick Perkins is huge for the Celtics. The Celtics did win the first matchup in LA, so expect a great game.

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