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Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors

March 3, 2024


The Golden State Warriors will travel to Boston, Massachusetts, to face the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden, with the game tipping off at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday afternoon and airing on ABC.

Golden State Warriors Team Preview

The Golden State Warriors enter this game with a record of 32-27, which puts them in 9th place in the Western Conference while having won six of their last seven games and are on a three-game winning streak following Friday's 120-105 win on the road against the Toronto Raptors. 

The Warriors have been one of the higher-scoring teams in the NBA this season, ranking 6th in scoring with an average of 119.09 points per game. However, Golden State plays faster than most teams in the NBA, leaving them vulnerable defensively and ranking 18th in points allowed per game with an average of 117.03 points. 

The "Splash Brothers" have played pivotal roles in the Warriors' success this season, combining 44.6 points and 7.2 assists per game. The Golden State Warriors will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to face the Boston Celtics.

Boston Celtics Team Preview

The Boston Celtics enter this game on a 10-game winning streak, which has improved their record to 47-12, which puts them in 1st place in the Eastern Conference and gives the Celtics the best record in the NBA. 

Boston has been a top 10 team offensively and defensively this season as the Celtics rank 5th in scoring with an average of 120.67 points per game while allowing the 7th fewest points per game in the league with an average of 110.24 points allowed per game. Jayson Tatum has been one of the best players on the Celtics this season and leads the team in scoring and rebounds while being 2nd on the team in assists with an average of 27.1 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game. 

The Boston Celtics will look to win their 11th game in a row when they host the Golden State Warriors on Sunday afternoon.

Odds and Series Trends

JustBet has the Boston Celtics listed as 11.5-point favorites at home against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday afternoon. Golden State has won six of the last ten and two of the previous three meetings. The Warriors have covered the spread in seven of the last ten games, including the previous six straight games in the series. The Golden State Warriors are 33-25-1 ATS overall, 20-8 ATS on the road, and 14-6-1 ATS as an underdog this season, while the Boston Celtics are 29-27-3 ATS overall, 17-14 ATS at home, and 28-26-3 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Game Pick

Boston enters this game with a better record, as they have the best record in the NBA and are on a ten-game winning streak. However, Golden State has been the better team in the series, winning six of the last ten and two of the previous three contests. 

The Warriors have covered the spread in seven of the last ten, including six straight games in the series, while also having been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 33-25-1 ATS overall and 20-8 ATS on the road while the Celtics are 29-27-3 ATS overall and 17-14 ATS at home which is why I am buying the .5 point and taking the points with the Golden State Warriors when they travel to face the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon.

Spooky Express Pick: Golden State Warriors +12