NBA Preseason/Saturday's Picks
09 October 2021
The Raptors will try to hand the Celtics their first loss of the preseason tonight as the two teams meet in Boston. Game time is 7:00 pm ET at TD Garden.
The Celtics (1-0) opened up their preseason with a 98-97 win over Orlando on Monday. Boston overcame a five-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter and pulled out the win on Romeo Langford’s three-pointer with 14.2 seconds remaining.
The Raptors (1-1) have split their first two preseason contests with both coming against Philadelphia. Toronto took the opener, 123-107, with the Sixers taking the second game, 125-113. OG Anunoby led the way for Toronto with 21 points in the opener and followed that up with 22 points in the second game.
Dunkel has the underdog Raptors picking up the road win tonight with the final score going under the Vegas total of 218.
Dunkel’s Pick: Toronto (+3 ½); Under
Below are all of Dunkel’s picks for today’s NBA preseason schedule:
New York at Washington
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: New York 115.472; Washington 122.761
Dunkel Line & Total: Washington by 7 ½; 209
Vegas Line & Total: Washington by 1; 225
Dunkel Pick: Washington (-1); Under
Toronto at Boston
Time: 7:30 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Toronto 119.741; Boston 113.680
Dunkel Line & Total: Toronto by 6; 207
Vegas Line & Total: Boston by 3 ½; 218
Dunkel Pick: Toronto (+3 ½); Under
Atlanta at Memphis
Time: 8:00 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Atlanta 109.103; Memphis 122.701
Dunkel Line & Total: Memphis by 13 ½; 226
Vegas Line & Total: Atlanta by 1 ½; 217 ½
Dunkel Pick: Memphis (+1 ½); Over