On Wednesday evening, it's back to Boston as the Celtics host the Washington Wizards for game 5 of their NBA Playoff series. The series has been a back-and-forth affair so far with the two teams winning games on their home courts. Boston took the first two games with Washington winning the two most recent meetings. Now John Wall and the Wizards will see if they can end that trend of the home team winning.

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Isaiah Thomas and the Celtics will try to bounce back from a disappointing road loss with their home fans behind them tonight. Here's the latest Game 5 preview, including how to watch the Wizards vs. Celtics Game 5 live on TV or online.

Game 5 preview

The Celtics received just 19 points from floor general Isaiah Thomas in the loss. Terry Rozier and Kelly Olynyk came off the bench with 16 and 14 points, respectively.

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On a side note, the Wizards were missing bench player Kelly Oubre Jr. in that last game, and he'll be back in action tonight. Oubre was suspended for Game 4 after shoving Olynyk to the ground in the third game of the series.

The fourth game of this NBA playoff series was a dominant win for John Wall and the Washington Wizards. At the Verizon Center they finished with a 121-102 victory to tie up this series at two games apiece.

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Wall had 27 points and 12 assists while Bradley Beal had a team-high 29 points including his 3-for-6 three-point shooting performance. Markieff Morris also finished with a double-double of

Current odds have the Boston Celtics as four-point or 4.5-point favorites on the spread. On the moneyline, Boston is a -175 favorite, while the Wizards are listed as +155 underdogs. Tonight's over/under is sitting around 215.5 points for the complete game.

Neither team has a great against the spread record in this situation, as Boston is 37-44-1 ATS as favorite and Washington is 13-14-1 as the underdog team.

How to watch it live

Tonight's Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics game is scheduled for 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Live television coverage is available on the TNT network. Cable and satellite subscribers can also log in to watch the game live streaming online through the TNTDrama website or any compatible TNT mobile apps.

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In addition, anyone with a high-speed internet connection can try out a free trial of SlingTV. The channel streaming service is available for one free week to all new customers. It includes TNT on its middle channel package, allowing for viewers to enjoy NBA Playoff games for an entire week as TNT televises them. More details are available at the Sling.com website.

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