Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 22

By Lester Mackay | November 21, 2021, 9:38 pm

The Boston Celtics (9-8) host the Houston Rockets (1-15) at TD Garden, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Monday, November 22, 2021. The Celtics are 12-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets in which the Celtics are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Boston Vs. Houston Moneyline Betting Action

Celtics vs Rockets Moneyline Action
Celtics Rockets
Bet % 75% 25%
Stake % 84% 16%

Celtics stats and betting info

Betting trends for Boston

  • Boston is 9-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • Boston games have hit the over in seven out of 17 opportunities (41.2%).
  • The Celtics have compiled a 7-3 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 70% of those games).
  • Boston has not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -770 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives the Celtics an 88.5% chance to win.

Key players for Boston

  • Jayson Tatum: 25.5 PTS, 8.6 REB, 40.9 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (51-for-147)
  • Dennis Schroder: 17.9 PTS, 5.2 AST, 1.1 STL, 46.1 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (26-for-78)
  • Al Horford: 13.2 PTS, 8.5 REB, 2.0 BLK, 46.3 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (17-for-60)
  • Marcus Smart: 10.1 PTS, 5.4 AST, 2.4 STL, 37.6 FG%, 27.3 3PT% (21-for-77)
  • Robert Williams III: 10.0 PTS, 9.2 REB, 1.8 BLK, 73.4 FG%

Celtics Injuries: Dennis Schroder: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Romeo Langford: Day To Day (Ankle), Robert Williams III: Day To Day (Knee), Jaylen Brown: Day To Day (Hamstring)

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Rockets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Houston

  • Boston’s ATS record is 9-8-0 this season.
  • Seven of Boston’s 17 games with a set total have hit the over (41.2%).
  • The Rockets have been listed as the underdog 14 times this season and have failed to win any of those games.
  • Houston has played as an underdog of +525 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 16.0% chance of a victory for the Rockets.

Key players for Houston

  • Christian Wood: 16.2 PTS, 11.2 REB, 44.7 FG%, 31.6 3PT% (25-for-79)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 11.4 PTS, 7.1 REB, 48.3 FG%, 27.5 3PT% (11-for-40)
  • Kevin Porter Jr.: 12.7 PTS, 5.1 AST, 1.3 STL, 36.3 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (24-for-78)
  • Jalen Green: 14.5 PTS, 37.9 FG%, 28.4 3PT% (31-for-109)
  • Alperen Sengun: 8.8 PTS, 1.2 STL, 47.3 FG%, 41.2 3PT% (7-for-17)

Rockets Injuries: Kevin Porter Jr.: Day To Day (Thigh)

Pick for Celtics vs. Rockets

Our in-depth statistical analysis combined with the betting split data provided by regulated betting sites points to the Celtics being favored to win over the Rockets.

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