Celtics Vs Warriors: NBA Finals Game 3 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 8, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on June 5, 2022

The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors are doing battle in the NBA Finals, with Game 3 next to come. The Celtics (-3.5 on the spread, -155 to win) play the Warriors on Wednesday at 9:00 PM ET. This contest has a point total of 214.

The betting insights in the following article reflect odds as of June 8, 2022 at 9:02 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Celtics Vs Warriors Betting Odds

Injury Report as of June 8

Celtics: Robert Williams III: Probable (Knee)

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

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (-3.5)
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.

Celtics Vs Warriors Stat Rankings

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

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

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

Betting Trends

  • Boston has covered the spread 56 times in 82 games.
  • The Celtics have an ATS record of 29-28-1 as 3.5-point favorites or more.
  • Boston has played 82 games this year, and 50 of them have gone over the total.
  • In 53 games this season, Boston and its opponent have combined for more than 214 points.
  • Celtics games average 215.1 total points per game this season, 1.1 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Golden State’s record against the spread is 51-46-3.
  • Against the spread as 3.5-point underdogs or greater, the Warriors are 7-3.
  • There have been 47 Golden State games (out of 82) that hit the over this season.
  • There have been 60 Golden State games this year with more than 214 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Warriors games this year (214) is 6.3 points higher than the total for this matchup.
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