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Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics 6/16/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Odds & Info

Game Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors
Date & Time Thursday June 16, 2022, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
TD Garden Boston, MA
Latest odds
BOS -4 ; O/U 210.5
TV Channel
ABC

The Golden State Warriors visit the Boston Celtics on Thursday to play Game 6 of their NBA Finals best-of-seven series. Golden State leads the series 3-2 following its 104-94 victory over Boston in Game 5 on Monday. Andrew Wiggins was the leading scorer for Golden State with 26 points. The Warriors shot 46.6% overall and committed only seven turnovers, while forcing Boston to turn the ball over 18 times.

Stephen Curry is the leading scorer for Golden State with an average of 27.6 points per game, while Klay Thompson is the second leading scorer with an average of 19.3 points per game. Kevon Looney is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.9 rebounds per game and Draymond Green is the leader in assists with an average of 6.1 assists per game. Golden State scores an average of 112.7 points per game.

Boston is in a must-win situation as the Celtics need to win to force a final Game 7 at Golden State on Sunday. In Monday's Game 6 loss, the leading scorer for Boston was Jayson Tatum with 27 points. The Celtics shot poorly on Monday, making only 41.3% of their shots overall and 34.4% from 3-point territory. The Celtics outrebounded the Warriors 47-39 but their 18 turnovers were the difference in the loss.

Jayson Tatum is the leader in scoring and assists for Boston with averages of 26.1 points and 6.2 assists per game, while Jaylen Brown is the second leading scorer with an average of 22.8 points per game. Al Horford is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.1 rebounds per game, while Brown is the second-leading rebounder with an average of 6.8 rebounds per game. Boston has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team scores an average of 106.8 points per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Golden State is 8-3 ATS in its last 11
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Warriors last 5
  • Boston is 17-8-1 ATS in its last 26
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Celtics last 10 as chalk

Free NBA Pick:

Boston Celtics -4

Boston returns home on Thursday and the Celtics will bounce back with a victory and cover the number in the process. Boston has covered the number in three of its last five with one push at home against Golden State and the Celtics have covered the number 13 of the last 21 overall against the Warriors. Boston's defense, which finished the regular season as No. 1 in points allowed, will contain Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins to win and send the series to a final Game 7 on Sunday. Final Score Prediction, Boston Celtics win and cover ATS 111-102.

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