Warriors vs. Celtics NBA Finals Game 1 Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 6/2/2022

by | May 30, 2022

The Boston Celtics (51-31) will look to leading scorer Jayson Tatum (26.9 ppg) when they attempt to take down the Stephen Curry-led Golden State Warriors (53-29) on June 2, 2022. The Celtics are 3.5-point underdogs against the Warriors. The over/under for the game is 211.5. Find more below on the Warriors vs. Celtics betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Warriors vs. Celtics Spread and Betting Line

Warriors vs Celtics Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Warriors -3.5 211.5 -110 -110 -162 139

Warriors vs. Celtics Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, June 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Arena: Chase Center

Computer Predictions for Warriors vs. Celtics

Computer picks for Warriors vs Celtics
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Celtics (+3.5) Over (211.5) Warriors 109 Celtics 108

Warriors vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, Golden State was 32-35-0 last season.
  • As 3.5-point favorites or more, the Warriors went 13-9 against the spread last season.
  • In 72 Golden State games last year, 27 of them hit the over.
  • Golden State Warriors Leaders

  • Stephen Curry was tops on the Warriors at 32.0 points per contest last season, while also averaging 5.8 assists and 5.5 rebounds. He was first in the NBA in scoring.
  • Andrew Wiggins posted 18.6 points, 2.4 assists and 4.9 rebounds per contest last season.
  • Draymond Green led his squad in both rebounds (7.1) and assists (8.9) per contest last season, and also averaged 7.0 points. Defensively, he delivered 1.7 steals (third in the NBA) and 0.8 blocks.
  • Jordan Poole put up 12.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game last year. Defensively, he averaged 0.5 steals and 0.2 blocks.
  • Juan Toscano-Anderson put up 5.7 points, 2.8 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game last season.
  • Golden State Warriors Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.9 8
    Opp. Field Goal % 43.8 2
    Rebounds Per Game 45.5 7
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 42.6 5
    Turnovers Per Game 14.3 29
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.7 8

    Celtics vs. Warriors Betting Trends

  • Boston has 57 wins in 82 games against the spread this season.
  • The Celtics are 9-3 as 3.5-point underdogs or more.
  • Boston has seen 49 of its 82 games go over the point total.
  • Boston Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum averages 26.9 points per game to be the top scorer for the Celtics.
  • Robert Williams III puts up a stat line of 9.6 rebounds, 10.0 points and 2.0 assists per game for Boston to take the top rebound spot on the team. Marcus Smart holds the top spot for assists with 5.9 per game, adding 12.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per matchup.
  • Smart (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Boston while Williams (2.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.
  • Boston Celtics Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.6 15
    Opp. Field Goal % 43.4 1
    Rebounds Per Game 46.1 4
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 43.7 12
    Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13

    Warriors and Celtics Injury Report

    Warriors: Otto Porter Jr.: Day To Day (Foot), Gary Payton II: Out (Elbow), James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee), Andre Iguodala: Out (Neck)
      Celtics: Sam Hauser: Out (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Warriors vs. Celtics

    Our best bet against the spread is Celtics (+3.5) after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will finish over the total of 211.5 points, with a final score of Warriors 109, Celtics 108.

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