Warriors Vs Celtics: NBA Finals Game 1 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 30, 2022

In Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors will meet the Boston Celtics. The Warriors (-3.5 on the spread) and Celtics (+140 to win) will meet Thursday at 9:00 PM ET. This matchup has an over/under of 213.5 points.

The betting facts in the following article use the latest odds as of June 2, 2022 at 9:02 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Warriors Vs Celtics Betting Odds

Injury Report as of June 2

Warriors: Otto Porter Jr.: Probable (Foot), Andre Iguodala: Probable (Neck), Gary Payton II: Probable (Elbow), James Wiseman: Out (Knee)

Celtics: Robert Williams III: Probable (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (+3.5)
Total Pick Over (213.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Warriors Vs Celtics Stat Rankings

Warriors Avg. (Rank) Celtics Avg. (Rank)
111.0 (15th) Points Scored 111.8 (12th)
105.5 (4th) Points Allowed 104.5 (1st)
45.5 (7th) Rebounds 46.0 (5th)
9.8 (18th) Off. Rebounds 10.5 (11th)
14.3 (3rd) 3pt Made 13.2 (8th)
27.1 (5th) Assists 24.8 (14th)
14.3 (29th) Turnovers 13.0 (13th)

Warriors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stephen Curry 64 25.5 5.2 6.3 1.3 0.3 4.5
Klay Thompson 32 20.4 3.9 2.8 0.5 0.5 3.6
Jordan Poole 76 18.5 3.4 4.0 0.8 0.3 2.8
Andrew Wiggins 73 17.2 4.5 2.2 1.0 0.7 2.2
Jonathan Kuminga 34 11.1 4.1 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.9

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 76 26.9 8.0 4.4 0.9 0.6 3.0
Jaylen Brown 66 23.6 6.1 3.5 1.0 0.3 2.5
Derrick White 75 13.2 3.5 4.9 0.9 0.8 1.5
Marcus Smart 71 12.1 3.8 5.9 1.7 0.3 1.7
Al Horford 69 10.2 7.7 3.4 0.7 1.3 1.3

Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, Golden State is 50-45-3 this year.
  • The Warriors’ ATS record as 3.5-point favorites or more is 33-29-3.
  • Golden State has seen 46 of its 82 games hit the over.
  • In 59 games this year, Golden State and its opponent have combined for more than 213.5 points.
  • Warriors games have had an average of 220.4 points this season, 6.9 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Boston has beaten the spread 55 times in 82 games.
  • The Celtics’ ATS record as 3.5-point underdogs or more is 8-2-1.
  • Boston has played 82 games this season, and 49 of them have gone over the total.
  • Boston’s games have gone over 213.5 points on 52 occasions this season.
  • The average total for Celtics games is 215.1 points, 1.6 more than this game’s over/under.
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