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The NBA Finals will pick back up on Wednesday night for Game 3 when the visiting Golden State Warriors clash with the Boston Celtics. Coverage on ABC begins at 9 p.m. ET from TD Garden.
Superstar Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Warriors tied the series at 1 with a 107-88 home victory in Game 2. Curry made five 3-pointers and added six rebounds, four assists, and three steals. Jordan Poole scored 17 points off the bench, with one of his five 3-pointers coming from near half-court at the third quarter buzzer. Kevon Looney tallied 12 points on a perfect 6-for-6 from the field.
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The Warriors entered the fourth quarter ahead by 23 after outscoring the Celtics 35-14 out of halftime. Klay Thompson (11 points on 4-for-19 shooting) and Andrew Wiggins (11 points on 4-for-12 shooting) struggled offensively in the victory.
Celtics superstar Jayson Tatum collected 21 of his 28 points in the first half, while also totaling six rebounds. Five-time Celtics All-Star center Al Horford was limited to only two points after leading the team with 26 points in the Game 1 victory. Celtics reserve Derrick White also regressed with 12 points (4-for-13 shooting) after amassing 21 points and five 3-pointers in Game 1.
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Overall, the Warriors held the Celtics to 37.5 percent shooting, as they missed 50 of their 80 field goals. Interestingly, both teams shot an identical 15-for-37 from the 3-point line (40.5 percent). The Warriors forced the Celtics into 19 turnovers that translated to a staggering 33 points.
From late in the first half to early in the fourth quarter, the Warriors massively erupted on a 43-14 run to ice the victory. The largest lead of the game for the Celtics was nine with 4:27 left in the first quarter.
Despite getting thoroughly blown out in Game 2, the host Celtics are favored by 3.5 points over the Warriors in Game 3. This comes after the Warriors were favored by four points over the Celtics in Game 2 and easily eclipsed that mark. The Warriors are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight contests but are 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games. The Warriors are 2-7 SU in their last nine encounters with the Celtics.
Meanwhile, the Celtics are 13-6 against the spread in their last 19 games overall as well as home games. The Celtics are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven meetings vs. the Warriors. The Celtics lost two of their three home games in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. the Miami Heat.
The over/under is set for 212 points for Game 3. The UNDER was achieved in Game 2 after the OVER was set in Game 1. The total has gone UNDER in seven of the Celtics’ last ten home contests vs. the Warriors. The total has also gone UNDER in 12 of the last 15 games overall featuring the Celtics and Warriors. The UNDER should occur again based on the recent patterns. You can bet this matchup using code XVIBONUS over at WynnBet to get started with a $200 bet when you bet $50!
The Warriors will cover the spread and earn the victory vs. the Celtics to move within two wins of the championship.
Written by Rolando Rosa, our US sports betting industry expert.