Basketball Betting – Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets

February 16th, 2024 Live NBA Betting Lines

Basketball betting on Tuesday, November 4th is highlighted by a game in Houston as the Rockets host the defending NBA champion Boston Celtics. Gamblers making basketball bets have a tough choice in this game since the Celtics were great on the road last season while the Rockets were excellent at home.  Basketball statistics show that Boston was 31-10 on the road last year while the Rockets had the exact same 31-10 record at home.

Basketball information shows that this is the 2nd game of a three game road trip for Boston and the first of back-to-back games as they wrap up the trip with a game at Oklahoma City on Wednesday.  It is the final game of a brief two-game homestand for the Rockets according to basketball betting information.  The Rockets head out on the road for a five game road trip beginning at Portland on Thursday according to the basketball betting schedule.

This is an interesting basketball matchup between two of the top teams in the NBA.  The Celtics look as good as they did a year ago when they won the NBA title with their big three of Kevin Garnett Paul Pierce and Ray Allen while the Rockets look improved thanks to the addition of Ron Artest.

Gamblers making basketball bets should be aware that the Celtics have won six of the last ten meetings between the two teams.  Boston is 5-5 against the basketball number in those games. Last year the teams met twice and Boston won both times but was only 1-1 against the basketball betting pointspread.  At Houston, the Celtics won 94-74 last season according to basketball betting numbers. The Celtics have won four of the last five meetings between the two teams at Houston for gamblers making basketball bets.  Boston is also 4-1 against the basketball betting line in those games.

Gamblers making basketball bets on the total should know that 7 of the last 10 games between the two teams have gone under the basketball betting total.  Four of the last five games at Houston have stayed under the basketball betting number.

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