The NBA season is past the halfway mark, and the Boston Celtics are in prime position for a postseason run. The Celtics made it all the way to the NBA Finals last season, but unfortunately fell short against the Golden State Warriors. They are looking to take that final step this season.
As sports betting in Massachusetts draws nearer, basketball fans in the state are on the verge of being able to legally bet on their hometown team to go all the way. Retail betting in Massachusetts will launch on January 31, while mobile betting apps could launch in late February or early March.
Boston Celtics NBA Finals Odds
The Celtics were the preseason favorites to win the 2022-23 NBA Finals with odds of +600 on DraftKings Sportsbook. As the season moves along, NBA Finals odds fluctuate. Professional oddsmakers adjust NBA futures odds based on a number of different factors. Most notably, odds change based on a certain team’s performance and injuries.
Here’s how the Celtics NBA Finals odds stack up across various Massachusetts sportsbooks as of Monday, January 30:
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Other teams in the hunt include the Brooklyn Nets (+600), Denver Nuggets (+800), Milwaukee Bucks (+800), Los Angeles Clippers (+950), and Golden State Warriors (+1000). Keep in mind that these odds will continue to fluctuate throughout the rest of the regular season and playoffs.
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Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Odds
Another popular NBA futures bet is which team will win each conference. The Celtics have the best odds in the NBA to win the Finals, so it makes sense that they also have the best odds to win the Eastern Conference.
Here’s a look at Boston’s Eastern Conference odds as of January 30:
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We will update this article each Monday for the rest of the regular season to display the latest Celtics NBA Finals odds.
Celtics Games This Week
After ripping off nine straight wins, the Celtics dropped three straight games to the Magic, Heat, and Knicks. They were able to get back on track last week with an overtime win over LeBron James and the Lakers. This week, the C’s have just two games on the schedule:
- Wednesday 2/1: vs Nets
- Friday 2/3: vs Suns
The playoffs are still a few months away, but at this point in time, the Celtics are going strong. They are the title favorites for a reason.