The Nuggets have won three straight, and most recently took down the defending champion Lakers by 17.
Romeo Langford, Marcus Smart and Daniel Theis are out for Boston, while the Nuggets will be without Will Barton, Gary Harris and Paul Millsap.
The lines, courtesy of BetMGM Point spread: Celtics -1.5 Money line: Celtics -125 / Nuggets 105 Over-under: 219.5
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Advice and prediction
The Nuggets are down three regular starters with Harris, Millsap and Barton out, and the team will have to replace around 30 points and 11 rebounds that they average collectively.
The Celtics have been struggling mightily and simply haven’t been able to execute for a full 48 minutes.
Prediction: Celtics 115, Nuggets 110
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