Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets Odds

The Celtics will play the Rockets on Sunday, January 21st, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:10 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The Boston Celtics and the Houston Rockets will tip-off on Sunday, January 21st, 2024 in what should be another exciting matchup of the 2023-24 NBA season. As we look ahead beyond the season's midway point, it's important to note that each team's performance trends are now falling into place. Use the following analytical insights to size up this matchup and to place an informed wager.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Boston Celtics come to this game with a 98.00 power ranking. The power ranking for their opponent, the Houston Rockets, is currently 90.00. Note that the higher power ranking usually correlates to the favorite team, while the lower ranking to the underdog.
  • Away Boston Celtics - The Boston Celtics currently have a 12-9 away team record. They now rank 2nd in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Houston Rockets - The Houston Rockets come to the floor sporting a 16-6 record as a home team. As a result, they stand 4th in the league for home team wins in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Boston Celtics currently rank 4th (120.4) for average points scored per game. The Houston Rockets stand 22nd, averaging 112.6 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 110.7 points against the Boston Celtics, ranking them 25th in the league. Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets currently rank 20th in the league for points scored against them. Their current standing is 112.0 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The Boston Celtics currently have a 11-1 Eastern Atlantic Division division record. Their opponent, the Houston Rockets, come to the game with a 7-2 Western Southwest Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The Boston Celtics have a 32-10 overall record, while the Houston Rockets have a 20-21 standing.

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Avast ye! The Celtics set sail to face the Rockets in Houston... Prepare for a high-octane clash at the Rockets' raucous venue... With a 32-10 record, the Celtics are a formidable force... The Rockets, with a 20-21 overall standing, are no slouch either...

In the Eastern Atlantic Division, the Celtics have been dominant... Their 11-1 record speaks volumes about their prowess... The Rockets, in the Western Southwest Division, have a respectable 7-2 record...

Points will be a-plenty in this battle on Sunday... The Celtics have been averaging 120.4 points per game... While the Rockets are close behind, averaging 112.6 points per game...

Be sure to review each team's performance stats before placing your bets... Our preferred sportsbooks offer some of the best odds for this game... From point spreads to totals and moneylines, they have it all...

And if you're searching for a little extra excitement, we have a great sampling of this game's prop bets below... Will there be a buzzer-beater? Who will hit the most three-pointers? The opportunities are endless...

So gather round, ye basketball enthusiasts, for a clash of titans... The Celtics versus the Rockets, a contest not to be missed... Arrr, it's gonna be a game for the ages!

Best Celtics at Rockets Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Houston Rockets
Favorite

Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics have a -11.5 -113 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Houston Rockets have a +11.5 -105 point spread at BetMGM. The Houston Rockets are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 226.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 227 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Houston Rockets
Favorite

Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics are the -670 moneyline favorite. Risk $670 to win $100 on the Boston Celtics at BetRivers. The Houston Rockets are the +525 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $525 on the Houston Rockets. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Sunday, January 21st, 2024?

The Boston Celtics are -11.5 -113 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the Houston Rockets are +11.5 -105 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Sunday, January 21st, 2024?

The best over line is 226.5 -115 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 227 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Sunday, January 21st, 2024?

The Boston Celtics are the -670 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Houston Rockets are the +525 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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Underdog Houston Rockets - Houston Rockets bettors risk $100 to win $92.59 at -108 odds.

A +11.5 Houston Rockets underdog bet wins if they lose by 11 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 12 or more.

Favorite Boston Celtics - Boston Celtics bettors risk $100 to win $88.5 at -113 odds.

A -11.5 Boston Celtics favorite bet wins if they win by 12 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 11 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

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Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
Boston Celtics45120.7890.026-319-914-132-6120.7110.4+10.3W89-1
Houston Rockets25320.439+20.020-105-227-517-16113.1113.10.0L13-7

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How to Bet on the Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets NBA Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NBA page, look for the Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's NBA page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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