Mavericks vs. Celtics Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | Game 4

Written By PlayPicks Staff on June 13, 2024

The Dallas Mavericks are favored by 1 points heading into a decisive Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics at American Airlines Center on Friday, beginning at 8:30 PM ET on ABC. The Celtics are leading the series 3-0. The matchup’s point total is set at 211.

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Spread: Celtics (+1) to Cover

  • The model line is much more favorable to the Celtics compared to the DraftKings line, a 6.7 point difference, and has them favored to win Friday’s game outright. Put your money on the Celtics.
  • Boston’s ATS record is 42-36-4 this year.
  • The Celtics have covered the spread once when an underdog by 1 point or more this season (in three opportunities).
  • Dallas’ ATS record is 48-34-0 this season.
  • The Mavericks have been favored by 1 point or more 50 times this season, and covered the spread in 33 of those matchups.

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Total: Over 211

  • The DraftKings point total for this matchup is more than two possessions lower (16.7 points) than the model projection. Put your money on the over.
  • Dallas’ games have finished with more than 211 points 70 times so far this season.
  • Boston’s games have had over 211 points 73 times this season.
  • In the Mavericks’ 82 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 36 times.
  • So far this year, 43 out of the Celtics’ 82 games with an over/under have hit the over.

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Moneyline Winner: Celtics (-112)

  • Prediction: Celtics 117, Mavericks 111
  • Dallas has entered the game as favorites 49 times this season and won 37, or 75.5%, of those games.
  • Boston has been victorious in one of the three contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season.

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Kyrie Irving Points Prop: Under 24.5

  • Kyrie Irving averages 25.6 points, 5.2 assists and 5.0 boards per contest.
  • Irving’s 25.6 points per game are 1.1 higher than Friday’s prop total.
  • So far this season, Irving is 30-for-63 at scoring more than the total set for his points prop.
  • In 2023-24, the Celtics are second-best in the league on offense (120.6 points scored per game) and fifth-best defensively (109.2 points allowed).

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Jaylen Brown Rebounds Prop: Over 6.5

  • Jaylen Brown is putting up 23.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game. He’s making 49.9% of his shots from the field and 35.4% from 3-point range, with 2.1 triples per game.
  • His per-game rebound average — 5.5 — is 1.0 less than his prop bet over/under for Friday’s game (6.5).
  • He has gone over his rebound total in 37 of 77 games with a prop so far this season.
  • With 42.9 boards per game, the Mavericks are 21st in the NBA. They allow 45.1 rebounds per contest, which ranks 25th in the league.

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All stats in this article refer to the 2023-24 regular season.

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