Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021 – The Houston Rockets will need to square off against the Boston Celtics in an entertaining non-conference game. Houston is holding 14th place in the Western Conference play and they have one of the worst records. The Boston Celtics were once a top-three team, but this time, they are sitting at the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference play. The Celtics enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. Boston will try to make use of this opportunity to rebound against a weak Houston squad. The NBA matchup predictions have already predicted a winner for this interesting game.
Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021
Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Rockets lost too much this season and getting back on top seems currently impossible. Houston won 13 and dropped 34 games. The Rockets will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. In their last outing, they gave up 120 to the Brooklyn Nets and scored just 108 in return. Kevin Porter, Jr. took the lead for his team after scoring 20 points and going nine for 16 with his attempts. Danuel House, Jr. was the other notable player to contribute 18 points and five boards for the Rockets.
Players to watch: C. Wood C 24 GP 24 GS 31.2 MIN 21.2 PTS 1.7 OR 8 DR 9.7 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 1.5 BLK 1.8 TO 2 PF 0.8 AST/TO 24.36 PER
J. Wall PG 32 GP 32 GS 31.8 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.5 OR 2.9 DR 3.4 REB 6.8 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 3.4 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 17.05 PER
K. Olynyk PF * 3 GP 3 GS 28 MIN 18.3 PTS 0 OR 5.3 DR 5.3 REB 3.3 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 1.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 28.62 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics dropped 23 games and gave up 25 in return. Boston is two games behind the .500 mark and they enter this game with a two-game losing streak. Boston’s last two defeats brought them behind the .500 mark. The Celtics lost against the Mavericks in their last game giving up 113 and scoring just 108 in return. Jayson Tatum took the lead once against with 25 points after going 10 for 24 with his shooting attempts. Kemba Walker was the other player to contribute 22 points for the Celtics.
Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 42 GP 42 GS 35.7 MIN 25.3 PTS 0.8 OR 6.1 DR 6.9 REB 4.4 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 2.4 TO 1.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.26 PER
J. Brown SG 44 GP 44 GS 34.1 MIN 24.5 PTS 1.1 OR 4.5 DR 5.6 REB 3.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 21.93 PER
K. Walker PG 29 GP 29 GS 31 MIN 18.3 PTS 0.3 OR 3.3 DR 3.6 REB 4.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.55 PER.
Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021 Betting Numbers
Houston are 4-15 ATS in their last 19 games.
Boston are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
Eric Gordon SG Groin is out indefinitely
Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is out indefinitely
Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The NBA betting odds are intact for the Celtics to win this game and cover the spread. Boston has done well against stronger teams and the Rockets will be a great chance to rebound from their last defeat.
Moneyline: +425 is the ML set for Houston and -600 is the ML set for Boston.
ATS: A spread of +9.5 (-115) is out for the Rockets and a spread of -9.5 (-108) is out for the Celtics.
TOTALs: Over 223.5 (-110) is the total for Houston and the same will go under for Boston.
Score Prediction: 124 – 114, Celtics