How Does Boston Rank Among Top NBA Teams In October

How Does Boston Rank Among Top NBA Teams In October
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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. utilized 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.

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NBA Team Records in October Since 2017-18

RankTeamRecordWin Pct.
1 Milwaukee Bucks 22-9.710
T-2 Toronto Raptors 23-10.697
T-2 Utah Jazz 23-10.697
4 Golden State Warriors 22-12.647
5 Portland Trail Blazers 20-11.645
T-6 Boston Celtics 19-11.633
T-6 San Antonio Spurs 19-11.633
8 Denver Nuggets 20-12.625
9 Minnesota Timberwolves 18-13.581
10 Philadelphia 76ers 19-14.576
11 Memphis Grizzlies 17-13.567
12 Charlotte Hornets 18-16.529
T-13 Los Angeles Clippers 16-15.516
T-13 Miami Heat 16-15.516
15 Phoenix Suns 14-16.467
T-16 Cleveland Cavaliers 14-17.452
T-16 New York Knicks 14-17.452
18 Los Angeles Lakers 14-18.438
19 Washington Wizards 13-17.433
T-20 Detroit Pistons 14-20.412
T-20 Indiana Pacers 14-20.412
T-22 Dallas Mavericks 13-19.406
T-22 New Orleans Pelicans 13-19.406
24 Chicago Bulls 12-19.387
25 Brooklyn Nets 13-21.382
26 Atlanta Hawks 12-20.375
27 Oklahoma City Thunder 11-19.367
T-28 Houston Rockets 11-21.344
T-28 Orlando Magic 11-21.344
T-28 Sacramento Kings 11-21.344

The Celtics odds of winning the NBA title are +400, tied with Milwaukee for the best in the league.

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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.

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Lou Monaco

Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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