Celtics vs Mavs Betting Odds, Prediction, Pick, 6/12/24

Celtics vs Mavs Betting Odds, Prediction, Pick, 6/12/24

Celtics vs Mavs Betting odds and wagering prediction for this game set for June 12, 2024. Place a bet on this NBA basketball game now.

Wednesday, June 12th, at 8:30 PM ET, is when the NBA Finals, in which the Celtics are leading the series 2-0, will play their third game. At the American Airlines Center in Dallas, the first-seeded Celtics and the fifth-seeded Mavericks will square off. The ABC broadcast of the game features the Mavericks as the underdog by -1.5 points and a 212.5 point over/under.

The Celtics were 7-point favorites at home going into the most recent game in their Mavericks vs. Celtics series, and they won 105-98. The teams failed to score 11.5 points above the game’s over/under total of 214.5 points. The Mavericks were only able to make six three-pointers on 23.1% shooting from beyond the arc thanks to Boston’s defense.

For the Mavericks, Luka Doncic had a fantastic game, registering a triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds. Jrue Holiday scored 26 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and led the Celtics in scoring. The Mavericks’ six made three-pointers were much below their season average, and Boston’s defense kept Dallas to just 98 points.

Celtics vs Mavs Betting Odds

Here are the Celtics vs Mavs Betting odds:

BOSTON CELTICS +2.5 +120 Over 213
DALLAS MAVERICKS -2.5 -140 Under 213

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Celtics vs Mavs Betting Prediction

Read our Celtics vs Mavs Betting prediction. Check out our pick for the winner and spread in this NBA regular season contest.

  • Traveling to face the Mavericks, the Celtics will score 64–18.
  • Thus far, the Celtics have averaged 120.6 points per game.
  • The Celtics defeated the Mavericks 105-98 just now.
  • The score for the Mavericks is 50–32.
  • Thus far, the Mavericks have averaged 117.9 points per game.
  • The Mavericks want to get back on track after dropping a game against the Celtics.

Boston Celtics Betting Prediction

Here is the Celtics vs Mavs Betting prediction for Boston.

This season, Boston is 49-44 against the spread and 22-23 ATS away from home. Their overall and road ATS records are both 2-2 as underdogs.

The O/U line for today, 212.5, is less than it was for 88 of Boston’s games this season. The under has struck in the team’s last three games, and their overall record this season is 51-46-1.

The Celtics defeated the Mavericks 105-98 in their most recent meeting. That game’s over/under was 214.5, with Boston favored by 7 points.

With a 64-18 record, the Celtics are presently leading the Eastern Conference. They are 41-11 when playing teams from the Eastern Conference and 23-7 while playing teams from the West.

The Celtics have won their last six games away from home and are 33-14 overall while playing on the road. They have a 22–23 ATS record while traveling.

The Celtics are 2-2 this season as underdogs and are 2-2 against the spread. As underdogs, they have an average scoring differential of -2.8 points per game.

With 120.6 points per game going into today’s match, the Celtics have the second-best scoring offense in the NBA. They have a high-scoring offense, but this season they rank just 25th in tempo. This season, Boston has been a prolific three-point shooting club, leading the league in three-pointers made per game as well as three-point attempts. They lead the league in three-pointers made per game, averaging 16.5.

With an average of 27.2 points per game over his previous five games, Jaylen Brown has been leading the Celtics’ offensive lately. He made 53.2% of his field goals in these contests. In his last five games, Jayson Tatum has averaged 2.6 made threes per game, but he has only made 31% of his attempts from beyond the arc over that time. Tatum is averaging 26.9 points per game this season, while Brown is scoring 23 points a game.

The Celtics are among the best in the NBA this season when it comes to defense; they give up the third fewest points per game in the league, 107.8. In 82.9% of games this season against Boston, opponents have scored less points than their season average.

The Celtics have excelled in a number of areas, including paint defense. They are third in terms of allowed two-point shooting % and second in terms of blocked shots per game.

The Celtics’ defense has improved even more over the past five games, giving up only 102 points per contest. They have been especially good at stopping opponents from shooting outside the arc during that time, allowing opponents to shoot just 28.8% from beyond the arc.

Celtics Key Players to Watch

  • Among active players, Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics in scoring (26.9 points per game) and rebounding (8.1 rebounds per game). Additionally, he dishs out 4.9 assists each game.
  • This season, Derrick White has averaged 15.2 points, 5.2 assists, and 4.2 rebounds per game.
  • Tatum makes 3.1 threes each game on average.
  • The Celtics’ defensive efficiency depends heavily on Kristaps Porzingis’ 1.9 blocks per game and Jaylen Brown’s 1.2 steals per game.

Dallas Mavericks Betting Prediction

Now, we have the Celtics vs Mavs Betting prediction for Dallas.

The Mavericks are 38-54-0 in games when the over/under has been greater than the current line of 212.5. This season, they have averaging 229.2 points per game overall.

Dallas is 50-32 on the season and has dropped their last two games in a row. They presently hold the top spot in the Southwest Division and fifth place in the Western Conference.

The Mavericks are 44-17 overall this season and 38-23 against the spread when they are the favorite. As the favorite, they have surpassed their opponents by an average of 6.6 points each game.

The Mavericks have a +3.5 point average scoring differential at home. They are 25-24 against the spread at home and 34-17 away from home.

The Mavericks suffered a 105-98 loss to the Celtics in their most recent game. They pushed against the spread because they entered the game as 7-point underdogs.

The Mavericks have an O/U record of 46-55 during the season. Both of their most recent games have finished below the stated over/under totals.

Luka Doncic is averaging 31.8 points per game in his last five games, so Dallas will be hoping for another huge performance from him. This has occurred while having a 50% field goal percentage. He has also averaging 4.6 made threes per game throughout this run. He is averaging 33.9 points, 9.8 assists, and 9.2 rebounds for the season. Despite shooting 41.1% from beyond the arc this season, Kyrie Irving has only made 26.7% of his threes in his previous five games.

The Mavericks rank fourth in the league for three-pointers made and attempted this season. They only rank fifteenth in terms of three-point shooting percentage, though. They are ninth overall with 117.9 points scored per contest. Dallas averages 116.9 points per game at home this season, which ranks them tenth in scoring at home.

The Dallas Mavericks defense is currently 16th in the NBA in points allowed per game as of this season. They have performed marginally better at home, giving up 113.3 points per game, which is 16th in the league.

The Mavericks have improved their defensive performance over the past five games, conceding just 105.4 points per contest—good for sixth in the NBA over that time.

Dallas is 25th in the NBA with 6.9 steals per game, which is one area where they have struggled this season. Nonetheless, they rank 14th in terms of blocked shots per game, demonstrating their strong rim defense.

Mavericks Key Players to Watch

  • In a game, Luka Doncic averages 33.9 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 9.8 assists.
  • Doncic averages 4.1 three-pointers a game for the Mavericks.
  • Daniel Gafford averages 2.1 blocks per game, while Doncic averages 1.4 thefts.

Celtics vs Mavs Betting Trends

Here are the Celtics vs Mavs Betting trends:

  • The Mavericks are 28-15 against the spread when they are favored by 2.5 points or more in games this season.
  • This season, the Celtics are 0-1 against the spread when behind by 2.5 points or more.
  • Together, these two clubs score 25.5 more points per game than the opposition (213), averaging 238.5.
  • The combined point total of the two teams’ opponents is 224.8, 11.8 greater than the 213 points scored in this game.
  • This season, the Mavericks have averaged 234.8 points in matches, which is 21.8 points more than the total in this specific game.
  • Compared to this outing’s 213 point total, the average over/under for Boston’s games this season is 16.1 points higher.
  • Dallas has an ATS record of 48-34-0 this year.
  • This season, the Celtics had an ATS record of 42-36-4.

Mavericks Stats & Insights

The Mavericks have a +181 total scoring difference and outscore opponents by 2.3 points per game (scoring 117.9 points per game to rank sixth in the league and giving up 115.6 points per contest to rank 20th in the NBA).

On average, the Mavericks fall short in the rebounding battle by 2.2 boards. They are 21st in the league in rebounding per game with 42.9, while their opponents pull down 45.1 rebounds per game.

In comparison to its opponents, who shoot 13.1 three-pointers per game at a 36.8% rate, Dallas shoots 14.6 three-pointers per game (third highest in the league) at a 36.9% rate (13th in the NBA).

The Mavericks rank 10th in the league with 118.4 points per 100 possessions, but they give up 116.2 points per 100 possessions (17th in the NBA).

In the 2023–24 season, the Mavericks have scored more points at home than away from home (118.7 at home versus 117.0 on the road); but, they have given up fewer points at home than on the road (115.0 opponent points per home game versus 116.2 on the road).

Celtics Stats & Insights

The Celtics score second in the league with 120.6 points per game and rank fifth in the NBA with 109.2 points allowed per game. They score 11.4 points more than their opponents per game and have a +930 scoring differential.

On average, Boston wins the rebounding battle by 3.0 boards. It is second in the league in rebounding per game with 46.3, while its opponents pull down 43.3.

The Celtics outscored their opponents 3.6 times more, with a league-high 16.5 three-point shooting percentage.

With an offensive efficiency of 124.1 points per 100 possessions, the Celtics lead the league, and their defensive efficiency of 112.4 points per 100 possessions places them third.

Boston scores 5.1 more points per game at home (123.1) than it does away from home (118.0).

Celtics vs Mavs Betting Pick

Free Celtics vs Mavs Betting Pick: Celtics Spread

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