The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers will square off in an eagerly anticipated matchup on Sunday afternoon. LeBron James and company will host the proceedings in front of a national television audience, with the Celtics aiming to pull an upset in Los Angeles. Kemba Walker (knee) will not play for Boston, while Anthony Davis (calf) is listed as probable for the Lakers.
Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m. ET at the Staples Center. Sportsbooks list the Lakers as 6.5-point home favorites, holding steady from the opener, while the over-under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 225.5 in the latest Celtics vs. Lakers odds. Before you make any Lakers vs. Celtics picks and NBA predictions, see what SportsLine’s advanced computer model has to say.
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