The Boston Celtics ended last season with a bizarre seven-game Eastern Conference Finals loss to the Miami Heat. It was a series in which they were down 3-0, came back to tie the series at 3-3 to force a deciding Game 7 at home, before losing by 19 points in a chance to make the NBA Finals.
With a new NBA season starting later this month, BetMassachusetts.com utilized historical data from SportsOddsHistory.com to see how the Celtics have done against their preseason win total dating back to 2010-11. Currently, the Celtics’ 2023-24 win total sits at 54.5 at sports betting sites in Massachusetts. Win totals for the 2019-20 were not included due to the shortened season.
Celtics Season Win Total History
The Celtics odds win the NBA Finals in the 2023-2024 season are +400, tied with Milwaukee for the best in the league.
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Boston Hits High Mark in 2022
Last season, the Celtics (57-25, .695) finished 2 1/2 games over their projected win total to finish as the second seed in the Eastern Conference, just one game behind top-seeded Milwaukee. The 57 wins was the highest win total for Boston since 2010-11.
In their last six seasons with a preseason win total above 50, the Celtics have gone over four times (60%). Dating back to 2010-11, the Celtics have hit their win total seven times (58.3%).
As of Tuesday afternoon at BetMGM sportsbook, Boston is tied with Milwaukee as the favorite to win the Eastern Conference (+175). The Celtics are also a heavy favorite to win the Atlantic Division (-250) over Philadelphia (+350). The Celtics open their 2023-24 campaign at Atlantic Division rival New York at 7 p.m., Oct. 25 (ESPN), and two days later will host Miami at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 27 (ESPN).
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