NBA Celtics vs Rockets Spread and Prediction (02-11-20)

In this high caliber matchup between two of the five best teams of each conference, the fifth in the West Houston Rockets (33-20), looking to end their current small losing streak, are hosting the 3rd in the East and red-hot Boston Celtics (37-15), who on the other hand have lost only once in their last eleven games.

Date/Time: 02-11-2020, 21:30 EDT

Spread: Houston Rockets -2

Total: +232

Houston Rockets have a 33-20 record (25-28 against the spread) and are sitting in the 5th place of the West. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost at home against the Jazz with a 113-114 score, not beating the odds. James Harden leads the NBA in scoring with 35.2 ppg, adding 6.5 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game. Russell Westbrook follows with 27 ppg, adding team highs both in rebounding with 8 and in assists made with 7.3 per game.

Boston Celtics have a 37-15 record (31-19-2 against the spread) and are sitting in the third place of the East. They have won 10 of their last 11 matches and in their last game they won on the road against the Thunder with a 112-111 score, not beating the odds. Jayson Tatum leads the team in scoring with 22.2 ppg, adding 6.9 rebounds per game. Kemba Walker follows with 22 ppg, 4 rebounds and a team high 5 assists per game.

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Rockets won both meetings against the Celtics last season (at home by 14 points and on the road by 11). Rockets are 18-8 at home, while the Celtics are 15-10 on the road. Rockets are better offensively, scoring 118.2 ppg to Celtics’ 112.7, while Celtics are better defensively, allowing 105.5 ppg to Rockets’ 114.6. Celtics have better percentages both in field goals (46.4% to 45.2%) and in 3-pointers (36.3% to 34.8%). They are also better both in dimes made (23.3 to 21.4) and in turnovers committed (13.7 to 14.4), while both teams grab exactly 45.6 boards per game. Bookmakers give the Rockets a -2 spread and expect them to bounce back and beat the odds for the home victory.

Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets Pick: Houston Rockets -2 (-109)

 

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