The Boston Celtics tipped off their regular season this week, and they are looking to once again compete for an NBA Championship and remain a popular team to bet on with Massachusetts online betting sites and apps.
While the first month of the NBA season may be short, it is an important few games to get off to a hot start. BetMassachusetts.com utilized ChampsorChumps.us to find the records of every NBA team in October since 2017-2018. No games were played in October during the 2020-21 NBA season.
NBA Team Records in October Since 2017-18
The Celtics odds of winning the NBA title are +400, tied with Milwaukee for the best in the league.
Three Game October Schedule
Boston is tied with San Antonio for sixth, each posting a 19-11 record (.633 win percentage). The Milwaukee Bucks top the list with a 22-9 record (.710), with Toronto and Utah tied for second with the most wins at 23-10 (.697).
The Celtics open their 2023-24 campaign at Atlantic Division rival New York at 7 p.m., Oct. 25 (ESPN) and two days later host the Heat at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 27 (ESPN) in a much-anticipated first meeting since last year's thrilling Eastern Conference Finals best-of-seven series. Boston holds a 3-1 record against New York in October since the 2017-18 season and holds an unblemished record of 2-0 against the Heat.
The month ends with a visit to Washington at 7 p.m., Oct. 30. The Wizards are 2-1 against the Celtics, having won both October contests in 2021, including a 115-112 double-overtime home win on Oct. 30. At MGM Massachusetts, Boston is tied with Milwaukee as the favorite to win the Eastern Conference at +175. The Celtics are also a heavy favorite to win the Atlantic Division (-250) over Philadelphia (+350).
Celtics Betting Promos
With the 2023-2024 NBA season starting, keep an eye out for Celtics sports betting promotions, such as the DraftKings MA sign-up bonus.