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Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Finals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for June 9

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Celtics vs. Mavericks NBA Finals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for June 9

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, June 9, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: ABC

The Boston Celtics bring a 1-0 series lead into Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Celtics are favored by 6.5 points in the matchup, which airs on ABC at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 215 points.

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 gone 41-36-5 against the spread this season.
  • Against the spread, the Mavericks are 48-34-0 this season.
  • This season, 43 of the Celtics' games have gone over the point total.
  • The Mavericks have gone over the point total 45.1% of the time this season (37 of 82 games with a set point total).
  • Boston has done a better job covering the spread in home games (22-17-2) than it has in road tilts (19-19-3).
  • In terms of point totals, the Celtics hit the over more consistently in home games, as they've gone over the total 22 times in 41 opportunities this season (53.7%). In away games, they have hit the over 21 times in 41 opportunities (51.2%).
  • Dallas has performed better against the spread on the road (27-14-0) than at home (21-20-0) this season.
  • Mavericks games have gone above the over/under 39% of the time at home (16 of 41), and 51.2% of the time on the road (21 of 41).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.9 points, 8.1 boards and 4.9 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown is averaging 23 points, 3.6 assists and 5.5 rebounds.
  • Derrick White is averaging 15.2 points, 5.2 assists and 4.2 rebounds.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.1 points, 7.2 boards and 2 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.7 steals and 1.9 blocked shots.
  • Jrue Holiday's numbers on the season are 12.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game, shooting 48% from the field and 42.9% from downtown (seventh in NBA), with an average of 2 made 3-pointers.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic's numbers on the season are 33.9 points, 9.2 rebounds and 9.8 assists per game. He is also draining 48.7% of his shots from the field and 38.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 4.1 triples (second in NBA).
  • Kyrie Irving averages 25.6 points, 5 rebounds and 5.2 assists. He is also sinking 49.7% of his shots from the floor and 41.1% from 3-point range, with 3 treys per game (ninth in league).
  • The Mavericks are getting 11 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game from Daniel Gafford.
  • P.J. Washington's numbers on the season are 12.9 points, 5.6 boards and 1.9 assists per contest. He is making 43.6% of his shots from the field and 32% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.8 triples.
  • Per game, Tim Hardaway Jr. provides the Mavericks 14.4 points, 3.2 boards and 1.8 assists, plus 0.5 steals and 0.1 blocks.

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