Boston vs Golden State: prediction for the NBA match
Celtics had a difficult path to the Finals. For a number of times team was on the verge of elimination, but managed to prove their mental toughness. In the first play-off round team easily beat Brooklyn (4:0), but it was much more difficult to beat Milwaukee (4:3) and Miami (4:2).
Ime Udoka's men deserved a spot in the Finals and things started pretty well for Boston in the final series. Team took the lead after a first match of the series, but two back-to-back defeats made the situation worse. Now Celtics need to level the score, if they don't want to lose the title.
Golden State Warriors
Warriors did a great job during the pre-season, which surely paid off. Team easily beat Denver (4:1), Memphis (4:2) and Dallas in the playoffs. Stephen Curry was outstanding throughout the season, but his team got off to an unsuccessful start in the final series.
A defeat in the first match was a serious blow for Golden State, but Steve Kerr managed to motivate his players and they have turned the things around already. Warriors are going to TD Garden with a solid handicap - they need just one more victory to claim the title.
Club managed to beat the total in four of five latest matches
Three of five latest matches started with two-pointers
Golden State are extremely close to a victory in the series, so there won't be lack of motivation for the upcoming game, but on the other side, players will surely be too vulnerable, because the match is too important. Warriors will have to play at TD Garden, so it won't be easy to secure a victory.
Boston need only a victory today. Ime Udoka's men know that this is a crucial match for the club, so motivation will be over the top. In our opinion, Celtics won't lose today.
Our prediction - Boston Celtics to win (Including OT)
Hosts have no other choice, but to go all the way ahead. Team will have to take the risk, so opponents will have much space on the offense. We offer to place a bet on total over.
Our second bet is on total over 204.5 points