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NBA BASKETBALL

Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics

The fans at TD Garden will be treated to a game between the Houston Rockets and the Boston Celtics when they take their seats on Monday.

The Rockets were a 114-107 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Wizards. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (221) made winners of OVER bettors.

Boston lost its last outing, a 112-104 result against the Trail Blazers on January 11. The Celtics covered in that game as a 12-point underdog, while the 216 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Houston:
Team record: 24-14 SU, 19-16-3 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston

When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing New Orleans are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Boston:
Team record: 13-25 SU, 19-19 ATS
Current streak: lost 8 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Houston

When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Portland are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9

Next up:
Houston at New Orleans, Wednesday, January 15
Boston home to Toronto, Wednesday, January 15