Minnesota (5th - Northwest) at Boston (3rd - Atlantic)

Matchup Details
Fri, Dec 19 - TD Garden
TIP OFF - 7:30 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Minnesota 5-198-15-13-102-914-10-0
Boston 9-1412-11-06-83-614-9-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
REFEREES

Brian Forte - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number45Avg. Home Score100.8
Games Officiated20Avg. Road Score97.4
Home Team ATS12-8-0Home Avg. Margin3.5
Home Team W/L12-8Avg. Total Score198.2
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall8-12
184.5 or less0-0
185-194.52-5
195-204.51-5
205+5-2
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.51-31-0
5-9.54-13-2
10+2-21-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Minnesota
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar MIN FG Opp FG Reb
11/22/14 SAC L 101-113 L 8.5 O 212.0 -3.5 37/90 40/81 37-50
11/14/14 @NO L 91-139 L 8 O 206.0 -40.0 29/72 56/84 37-34
10/07/14 @IND L 90-103 L 4 O 191.5 -9.0 35/94 41/85 50-46
04/11/14 HOU W 112-110 W -1 O 218.0 1.0 41/94 36/83 50-52
03/14/14 @CHAR L 93-105 L -2.5 U 206.0 -14.5 35/82 44/91 35-54
02/01/14 @ATL L 113-120 L 3 O 209.0 -4.0 37/84 43/92 46-48
01/10/14 CHAR W 119-92 W -10 O 206.0 17.0 48/88 37/84 54-33
12/13/13 @SA L 110-117 W 8.5 O 208.0 1.5 38/88 48/87 41-42
10/30/13 ORL W 120-115 (OT) L -10.5 O 199.5 -5.5 42/100 47/100 49-54
10/20/13 BOS W 104-89 W -3.5 O 186.5 11.5 34/79 33/86 54-40
Recent Games with Boston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar BOS FG Opp FG Reb
11/08/14 @CHI W 106-101 W 9.5 O 194.0 14.5 42/81 42/92 45-38
10/08/14 NY W 106-86 W 1 U 192.5 21.0 39/80 28/69 37-39
04/12/14 @CLE W 111-99 W 9 O 206.5 21.0 42/90 37/90 47-49
03/31/14 @CHI L 80-94 L 9.5 U 185.0 -4.5 31/77 38/80 37-40
01/13/14 HOU L 92-104 L 6 U 208.0 -6.0 38/101 37/79 50-46
11/22/13 IND L 82-97 L 7.5 U 186.0 -7.5 35/69 38/81 31-41
10/20/13 @MIN L 89-104 L 3.5 O 186.5 -11.5 33/86 34/79 40-54
03/27/13 @CLE W 93-92 L -2.5 U 197.0 -1.5 34/76 38/86 37-46
03/06/13 @IND W 83-81 W 9 U 184.5 11.0 34/83 32/88 47-50
11/14/12 UTA W 98-93 P -5 P 191.0 0.0 36/72 33/82 33-48
 
COLLAPSE

John Goble - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number30Avg. Home Score99.0
Games Officiated19Avg. Road Score100.3
Home Team ATS6-13-0Home Avg. Margin-1.3
Home Team W/L10-9Avg. Total Score199.3
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall7-12
184.5 or less0-0
185-194.53-3
195-204.54-3
205+0-6
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.51-21-3
5-9.53-40-1
10+0-31-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Minnesota
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar MIN FG Opp FG Reb
12/12/14 OKC L 92-111 L 8.5 U 205.0 -10.5 36/78 45/88 31-47
03/26/14 ATL W 107-83 W -5.5 U 214.5 18.5 43/86 31/82 45-40
03/11/14 MIL W 112-101 L -15 U 214.5 -4.0 41/85 39/74 34-39
02/23/14 @POR L 97-108 L 3.5 U 214.5 -7.5 37/94 40/83 48-46
01/25/14 @POR L 104-115 L 7 P 219.0 -4.0 38/89 46/95 40-50
01/18/14 UTA W 98-72 W -10.5 U 205.0 15.5 36/83 21/73 60-42
11/15/13 @DEN L 113-117 L -2 O 209.5 -6.0 46/94 47/97 42-46
04/06/13 DET W 107-101 P -6 O 195.0 0.0 36/83 40/75 38-41
02/28/13 @LAL L 94-116 L 10 O 205.0 -12.0 37/81 44/83 35-49
02/20/13 PHI W 94-87 W -3.5 U 186.0 3.5 28/70 31/81 51-39
Recent Games with Boston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar BOS FG Opp FG Reb
11/08/14 @CHI W 106-101 W 9.5 O 194.0 14.5 42/81 42/92 45-38
04/16/14 WAS L 102-118 L 8 O 197.5 -8.0 39/84 50/88 37-36
04/05/14 @DET L 111-115 W 6.5 O 206.5 2.5 42/88 38/79 37-43
03/16/14 @NO L 120-121 (OT) W 5.5 O 195.0 4.5 45/97 47/94 49-44
01/22/14 @WAS W 113-111 (OT) W 9.5 O 191.5 11.5 41/89 42/94 42-50
01/15/14 TOR W 88-83 W 4 U 193.0 9.0 29/84 30/78 58-44
12/11/13 LAC L 88-96 L 5 U 195.0 -3.0 33/80 34/76 40-37
10/12/13 NY W 111-81 W 3 O 187.5 33.0 39/72 29/87 45-34
03/31/13 @NY L 89-108 L 6.5 U 197.5 -12.5 32/74 35/72 37-41
03/05/13 @PHI W 109-101 W -3 O 183.0 5.0 42/83 41/100 49-45
 
COLLAPSE

Marat Kogut - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number68Avg. Home Score102.4
Games Officiated16Avg. Road Score98.2
Home Team ATS10-6-0Home Avg. Margin4.2
Home Team W/L9-7Avg. Total Score200.7
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall8-8
184.5 or less0-1
185-194.53-2
195-204.53-1
205+2-4
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.52-13-2
5-9.53-22-0
10+0-10-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Minnesota
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar MIN FG Opp FG Reb
03/09/14 TOR L 104-111 L -5.5 O 208.5 -12.5 41/95 37/76 38-48
02/01/14 @ATL L 113-120 L 3 O 209.0 -4.0 37/84 43/92 46-48
02/08/13 NY L 94-100 P 6 U 196.0 0.0 37/80 38/81 41-42
12/23/12 @NY L 91-94 W 8 U 201.0 5.0 34/84 32/72 47-35
10/19/12 @CHI L 81-92 L 7 U 183.0 -4.0 32/75 33/79 41-47
04/02/12 @SAC L 108-116 L 3 O 217.5 -5.0 39/81 43/85 35-46
01/30/12 @HOU W 120-108 W 6.5 O 198.5 18.5 43/74 40/85 40-34
01/21/12 @UTA L 98-108 L 7 O 190.5 -3.0 37/83 41/79 35-46
04/11/11 @PHO L 127-135 (OT) W 9 O 219.5 1.0 52/95 50/92 45-35
03/02/11 @DET W 116-105 W 4.5 O 205.0 15.5 40/76 39/89 47-38
Recent Games with Boston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar BOS FG Opp FG Reb
11/21/14 @MEM L 100-117 L 6.5 O 199.5 -10.5 38/88 48/91 38-50
11/14/14 CLE L 121-122 W 6 O 208.5 5.0 48/88 43/85 39-40
10/08/14 NY W 106-86 W 1 U 192.5 21.0 39/80 28/69 37-39
03/11/14 @IND L 83-94 W 12 U 193.0 1.0 32/91 40/73 41-43
02/12/14 SA L 92-104 L 3.5 O 192.5 -8.5 37/80 41/82 38-40
12/31/13 ATL L 91-92 L -3 U 204.5 -4.0 35/84 33/91 47-51
11/25/13 @CHAR W 96-86 W 3.5 U 185.5 13.5 35/80 33/74 39-37
10/16/13 @TOR L 97-99 W 2.5 O 191.0 0.5 35/84 32/67 37-39
03/23/13 @MEM L 106-110 W 7.5 O 177.5 3.5 38/74 43/94 37-44
03/13/13 TOR W 112-88 W -5 O 189.5 19.0 39/76 34/79 40-34
 
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
FA. Bennett
Ques Fri
Foot
12/19/14
Bennett is questionable to play Friday against the Celtics due to a blister on his foot.0-0
$+0
0-0
GM. Williams
Doub Fri
Back
12/19/14
Williams is not expected to play Friday against the Celtics due to a lingering back injury.0-0
$+0
0-0
CR. Turiaf
out for season
Hip
12/16/14
Turiaf will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season following a procedure on his right hip.3-12
$+0
8-7
CN. Pekovic
Mid Jan
Wrist
12/09/14
Pekovic is sidelined with a sprained right wrist and lingering ankle injury and may not return for another four weeks.3-12
$+0
8-7
GK. Martin
Early Jan
Wrist
11/25/14
Martin underwent surgery to repair a fractured right wrist and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to recover.2-12
$+0
7-7
GR. Rubio
Early Jan
Ankle
11/15/14
Rubio may miss up to eight weeks with a badly sprained left ankle.3-17
$+0
12-8
Boston
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
GM. Smart
Ques Fri
Achilles
12/17/14
Smart has an Achilles injury and has missed the last two games. He is questionable Friday against the Timberwolves.2-0
$+0
1-1
GJ. Young
Out indefinitely
Shoulder
12/18/14
Young is has a torn muscle in his right shoulder and no return date has been given.0-0
$+0
0-0
GM. Thornton
Early Jan
Calf
12/15/14
Thornton has a small tear in his left calf and is expected to miss the next few weeks.2-0
$+0
1-1
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Boston Celtics begin a new era Friday at home against Minnesota without star point guard Rajon Rondo, who was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for three players and two draft picks on Thursday night. Rondo, who is set to be a free agent this summer, finishes a dynamic eight-plus seasons with the Celtics that featured one NBA title and four All-Star nods. His last three seasons have been marked by injuries and a lack of support, prompting Boston to continue to rebuild without him.

 
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