Warriors Vs Celtics: NBA Finals Game 2 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 5, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on June 3, 2022

In Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors will play the Boston Celtics. The Warriors (-4.5) battle the Celtics (+170 to win) on Sunday at 8:00 PM ET. This contest has an over/under of 214 points.

This article refers to betting data as of June 5, 2022 at 8:02 PM ET. See all the current odds for this game below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Warriors Vs Celtics Betting Odds

Injury Report as of June 5

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

Celtics: Robert Williams III: Probable (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (+4.5)
Total Pick Over (214)

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

  • Golden State has covered the spread 50 times in 82 games.
  • As 4.5-point favorites or more, the Warriors are 31-24-2 against the spread.
  • Golden State has played 82 games this season, and 47 of them have gone over the total.
  • Golden State’s games have had more than 214 points scored on 60 occasions this year.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 214 points, 6.4 fewer than the average total in this season’s Warriors contests.
  • Against the spread, Boston is 56-43-2 this season.
  • Against the spread as 4.5-point underdogs or greater, the Celtics are 5-2.
  • Boston has seen 50 of its 82 games hit the over.
  • There have been 53 Boston games this season with more than 214 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Celtics games this year (214) is 1.1 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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