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Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets in NBA Odds Tilt

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the Houston Rockets when they hit take on the Boston Celtics on Wednesday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Boston Celtics opened as -1-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 230 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 116-113 win for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 29-19 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Boston Celtics are 24-19-1 ATS. Houston is 26-22 against the points scored total betting line, while Boston is 24-20 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Houston injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Boston Celtics rated this week at No. 5 and the Houston Rockets sitting at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 9-ranked offense averaging 107.32 PPG, against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 24 at 107.81 PPG. The Boston Celtics field goal percentage has averaged 45.22% so far, less than the Houston Rockets shooters have achieved on the year, 46.8% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockets wasted a 26-point performance from James Harden as Milwaukee ran past them 127-114 on Monday at Bradley Center.

Isaiah Thomas poured in 25 points and chipped in with 13 assists in a losing cause for Boston on Tuesday, as the Wizards rolled to a 123-108 victory over Boston at Verizon Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Houston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Boston is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Boston's last 17 games
  • Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Philadelphia, Friday, January 27th
Boston home to Orlando, Friday, January 27th