Monday, August 15 2022

The Houston Rockets will take on the Boston Celtics at 7:30 p.m. ET on Monday at TD Garden. Boston is 9-8 overall and 4-3 at home, while the Rockets are 1-15 overall and 0-10 on the road. The Celtics have won seven of their last 10 games. The Rockets have lost 14 consecutive games.

The Celtics have won the last three matchups between the teams. Boston is favored by 11.5 points in the latest Celtics vs. Rockets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 215. Before entering any Rockets vs. Celtics picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 6 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $1,200 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 115-76 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Celtics vs. Rockets. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Rockets vs. Celtics:

  • Celtics vs. Rockets spread: Celtics -11.5
  • Celtics vs. Rockets over-under: 215 points
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What you need to know about the Celtics

The Celtics beat the Thunder on Saturday, 111-105. Jayson Tatum scored 33 points and Dennis Schroder had 29. Al Horford finished with 10 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists. Boston led by 13 points at halftime and increased the lead to 20 in the third quarter.

Jaylen Brown (hamstring) and Robert Williams (knee) are probable for Monday’s game. Brown has missed eight consecutive games. Williams has missed three straight. 

What you need to know about the Rockets

The Rockets dropped a 106-99 decision to the Knicks on Saturday. Houston had an 89-84 lead midway through the fourth quarter but the Knicks went on a 12-2 run after tying the game at 89. The Rockets committed eight turnovers in the final nine minutes of the loss. They finished with a season-high 22 turnovers.

Jae’Sean Tate had 11 points and 10 rebounds on Saturday. The Rockets have not won since Oct. 22, when they beat the Thunder, 124-91. Kevin Porter Jr. (thigh) is questionable for Monday’s game. 

How to make Celtics vs. Rockets picks

The model is leaning under on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Celtics vs. Rockets? And which side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Celtics vs. Rockets spread you need to jump on Monday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.



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