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Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Finals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for June 6

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Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Finals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for June 6

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: ABC

The Boston Celtics are 6.5-point favorites in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks at TD Garden on Thursday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on ABC. The point total is 217.5 for the matchup.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Odds & Spread

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Prediction & Pick

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have covered the spread 41 times over 82 games with a set spread.
  • In the Mavericks' 82 games this season, they have 48 wins against the spread.
  • Celtics games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 43 times this season.
  • Mavericks games this year have hit the over on 37 of 82 set point totals (45.1%).
  • Against the spread, Boston has fared better at home, covering 22 times in 41 home games, and 19 times in 41 road games.
  • The Celtics have gone over the over/under in a higher percentage of home games (53.7%) than games on the road (51.2%).
  • Dallas' winning percentage against the spread at home is .512 (21-20-0). Away, it is .659 (27-14-0).
  • Looking at the over/under, Mavericks games have gone over 16 of 41 times at home (39%), and 21 of 41 away (51.2%).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum's numbers on the season are 26.9 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists per contest, shooting 47.1% from the field and 37.6% from downtown, with an average of 3.1 made treys (seventh in NBA).
  • Jaylen Brown averages 23 points, 5.5 boards and 3.6 assists.
  • Derrick White averages 15.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.1 points, 7.2 boards and 2 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.7 steals and 1.9 blocked shots.
  • Jrue Holiday averages 12.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists, shooting 48% from the field and 42.9% from beyond the arc (seventh in NBA), with 2 made treys per contest.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic is averaging 33.9 points, 9.2 boards and 9.8 assists for the Mavericks.
  • The Mavericks are getting 25.6 points, 5 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game from Kyrie Irving.
  • Per game, Daniel Gafford gives the Mavericks 11 points, 7.6 boards and 1.6 assists, plus 0.9 steals and 2.1 blocks (sixth in league).
  • The Mavericks receive 12.9 points per game from P.J. Washington, plus 5.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. averages 14.4 points, 3.2 boards and 1.8 assists. He is draining 40.2% of his shots from the floor and 35.3% from 3-point range, with 2.7 triples per game.

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