Celtics vs Rockets Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, March 13, 2023

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The Boston Celtics (47-21) are 13-point favorites against the Houston Rockets (15-52) on March 13, 2023 at Toyota Center. The Rockets are sputtering right now, having lost three in a row and going 2-8 during their past 10 games. The over/under for the matchup is 231.5 points.

How to bet Celtics vs. Rockets

Boston Celtics vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 13 points, with sportsbooks listing the Celtics as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -939 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +621 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 231.5 points.

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Celtics vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, March 13, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Arena: Toyota Center

Celtics vs. Rockets Betting Trends

The Celtics have 35 wins against the spread in 68 games this season. Boston has been victorious in 45, or 71.4%, of the 63 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Celtics games this year have gone over the total in 36 out of 67 opportunities (53.7%).

The Rockets have played 67 games, with 25 wins against the spread. Houston has won 13 of the 63 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (20.6%). Rockets games this season have hit the over 50.7% of the time (34 out of 67 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 63 30.4 8.9 4.7 1 0.8 3.3
Jaylen Brown 56 26.3 6.9 3.4 1.2 0.4 2.4
Malcolm Brogdon 57 14.6 4.2 3.7 0.6 0.3 2
Derrick White 68 12.1 3.4 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.7
Marcus Smart 51 11.4 3.3 6.5 1.5 0.4 1.8


Rockets Leaders
Jalen Green 61 21.7 3.8 3.6 0.7 0.3 2.5
Kevin Porter Jr. 45 18.5 5.4 5.7 1.3 0.4 2.2
Alperen Sengun 62 14.7 8.7 3.8 0.9 0.9 0.2
Jabari Smith Jr. 64 12.2 7.1 1.2 0.5 0.9 1.5
Kenyon Martin Jr. 67 12.2 5.5 1.6 0.5 0.4 0.8
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Celtics vs. Rockets Injury Report

Rockets: Danny Green: Out (Trade Pending), John Wall: Out (Abdominal), Alperen Sengun: Out (Groin)

What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston is allowing 112.4 points per game this season (ninth-ranked in NBA), but it has really shined on offense, scoring 117.9 points per contest (third-best). The Celtics score 120.7 points per game at home, compared to 114.8 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 5.9 points per contest. The Celtics’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, scoring 118.7 points per contest compared to the 117.9 they’ve averaged this year.

In terms of three-point shooting, it’s been a dominant stretch for Boston, who is making 15.9 treys per game (second-best in NBA) and shooting 37.8% from three-point land (fifth-best). The Celtics have taken 52.4% two-pointers and 47.6% three-pointers this year. Of the team’s baskets, 62.1% are two-pointers and 37.9% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

Offensively, Houston is the second-worst team in the league (110.3 points per game). On defense, it is third-worst (118.5 points conceded per game). The Rockets are scoring fewer points at home (110.1 per game) than on the road (110.4). Over their last 10 games, the Rockets are putting up 111.8 points per game, 1.5 more than their season average (110.3).

In 2022-23 Houston is fifth-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.7 per game) and worst in 3-point percentage (32.9%). In 2022-23, the Rockets have taken 36.7% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.3% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 26.6% of the Rockets’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 73.4% have been 2-pointers.

Celtics vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

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