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Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4-2-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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

When: April 2, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBC Sports Boston | ATTSN-SW-Alt
Stream: NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Boston Celtics 4/2/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets +9.5 (-115) 223.5 o (-110) +425
Boston Celtics -9.5 (-108) 223.5 u (-110) -600
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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

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 4-15 ATS in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston’s last 9 games.
Houston are 2-18 SU in their last 20 games.
Rockets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Boston.
Houston are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Houston are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Houston are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston’s last 17 games against Houston.
Their total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 8 games when playing at home against Houston.
Boston are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games this season.
Boston are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Celtics are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Boston are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played in April.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Eric Gordon SG Groin is out indefinitely
John Wall PG Knee is “?” Friday vs Boston
Dante Exum PG Calf is out indefinitely
David Nwaba SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Boston Celtics

Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is out indefinitely
Semi Ojeleye PF Hip is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Houston
Robert Williams PF Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs Houston
Romeo Langford SG Conditioning is upgraded to probable Friday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Boston Celtics
15-32-0 Against the Spread 22-26-0
18-28-1 Straight Up 25-23-0
107 Points per Game 112
114 Points Allowed per Game 111
43.73 Offensive FG% 46.78
74.5 Offensive FT% 76.23
33.02 Offensive 3PT% 37.28
46.77 Defensive FG% 46.7
78.23 Defensive FT% 78.17
37.03 Defensive 3PT% 37.33

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