Boston Celtics betting will be available from the beginning of the NBA pre-season in early October.
Bettors will be provided with the option of choosing from a variety of bet types at a number of leading basketball betting apps.
For more information including a full Celtics history, list of bet types and picks read below.
Celtics Picks for the Week
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Best Celtics Predictions
Boston Celtics betting gives users the opportunity to place wagers on a wide range of bet types such as:
- Money Lines
- Point Spreads
- Prop Bets
Money Lines are the simplest betting type, allowing bettors to simply pick which team they think will win in a matchup. Odds for money line bets can vary greatly based on how teams match up against each other. As a strong team, the Celtics will likely be favorites in most of their matchups.
Point spreads even out matchups by awarding points to the underdog and starting favorites off with a deficit. Betting against the spread refers to betting on an underdog whereas betting the spread refers to betting on favorites. Spreads are a great way to get better odds on extremely imbalanced money lines.
With over/under wagers, bettors predict whether the total points in a game will be over or under a select number. The number is set by the bookmaker.
Outrights provides a chance to pick the overall winner of the NBA season. Even now bookmakers are taking wagers on which team will win the NBA Finals.
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History Of Celtics
The Celtics are one of the most successful teams in NBA history, boasting 17 championships since 1957. The team is arguably the most famous for its rivalry with the Los Angeles Lakers through the ’60s and ’80s. Today the team is a member of the league’s Eastern Conference Atlantic Division and play at the TD Garden in Boston.
The team was founded as one of the league’s original 8 teams back in 1946. Originally part of the Basketball Association of America, the team was absorbed into the NBA in 1949.
The biggest purple patch for the Celtics occurred in the ’60s when the team won 9 out of the ten championships. The team also had a great run in the ’80s, winning the title in 1981, 1984 and 1986. The last NBA Final title won by the team was in 2008.
Most Famous Players
The Celtics have had a wealth of top players, many of which went on into the NBA Hall Of Fame. Notable names include:
- Bill Russell – winner of 11 NBA championships and 5-time NBA’s Most Valuable Player.
- Larry Bird – known are one of the greatest shooters of all time, winner of the 3 NBA Championships and 3 MVP Awards.
- Kevin McHale – 7-time All Star and a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. McHale is regarded as one of the best power forwards of all time.
- Paul Pierce – led the team to victory in the 2008 NBA Finals getting the Celtics their first title in 22 years. Pierce picked up the Finals MVP for his exceptional play in the series.