With a win tomorrow night, the Golden State Warriors could win their fourth NBA Championship in the last eight years. They’ve made the NBA Final six times during that stretch, losing to the Lebron James’ Miami Heat and the Toronto Raptors in 2019. The Boston Celtics will try to keep their season alive as they aim to win their first championship since 2008. This is the place to find everything, including team win odds, the over/under, and point spreads.
Moneyline: Celtics @ -110
The Celtics hope to give their fans a reason to go home happy when they welcome the Warriors to TD Garden for Game 6. After splitting the first two games in Golden State, both teams earned a big win in Boston to even the series at 2-2. Golden State eventually took over the series, winning 104-94 in their home barn. Andrew Wiggins played the hero in Game 5, putting up 26 points and 13 rebounds for the best performance of his eight-year career. Klay Thompson added 21 points, relieving some of the pressure off Steph Curry’s shoulders.
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Jayson Tatum recorded 27 points and ten rebounds of his own, but it wasn’t enough for the Celtics to overcome the Warriors’ steady play. The Celtics lost back-to-back games for the first time this postseason, which is not something they expected heading into the NBA Final. It’s not unreasonable to believe they’ll bounce back and force a Game 7, especially with the way they’ve bounced back.
Game Parlay #1: Warriors Win + Curry 30+ Points + Wiggins 7+ Rebounds (+550)
If you expect the Warriors to carry out Game 6 and win the NBA Championship, it’s going to come off the collective efforts from Curry and Wiggins. While he was quiet in Game 5, Curry is an exceptional playoff performer and knows how to rebound from a rough game. He’s capable of putting up 30-or-more points in big-game situations, and taking the load on offensive allows Wiggins to contribute in other ways.
We’ve seen what the Warriors can do in the past, whether it’s Curry hitting nine three-point shots in an NBA Final game against the Cleveland Cavaliers or him hitting 21 in a four-game playoff series. The Warriors are battle-ready and have aged well over the years, so if they get it done tomorrow night, it’ll be thanks to the offensive prowess of Curry and friends.
Game Parlay #2: Celtics Win + Tatum 30+ Points + Smart 5+ Rebounds (+500)
On the other hand, the Celtics can force a Game 7 if Tatum continues to be the player he’s been during this year’s postseason. Throughout the season, the Warriors have been the better offensive team between the two, but Boston’s defense has outplayed Golden State’s. They have the edge in three-point shooting and free-throw attempts but give up a slight advantage in field-goal percentage. If their defense can go to work, it opens up Tatum’s opportunity to collect points, and Smart can play his game too.
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