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The Mavs avoided the sweep the last game but now Game 5 is on the Celtics' home court. Will the Celtics close out the series tonight? Matt McCuen shares his Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics prediction, pick against the spread, and the latest odds for NBA Finals Game 5.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Pick Against the Spread, Latest Odds for NBA Finals Game 5

The Dallas Mavericks and the Boston Celtics will meet from TD Garden on Monday night.

Tonight will be Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

Boston dominated the first three games of this series, and the Celtics appeared to be on their way to a sweep.

Dallas bounced back with a blowout win of their own in Game 4.

If the Mavs can pull off a road win tonight, anything can happen in this series.

Mavericks vs. Celtics Game 5 DATE, TIME, AND WHERE TO WATCH

  • Date: June 17, 2024
  • Start Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Where to Watch: ABC

Mavericks vs. Celtics Game 5 Odds

  • Spread: Mavericks +6 (+100), Celtics -6 (-120)
  • Total Odds: O/U 209.5 (-108)
  • Moneyline Odds: Mavericks (+225), Celtics (-250)

Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics Game 5 Prediction

Playing on the road has been a strength of the Mavs, who have the best road record in the West.

Boston has dominated this series on their home floor.

Dallas can make NBA history as the first team ever to come back from a 3-0 series deficit.

Luka Doncic was the star of game four, dropping 29 points and delivering a big-time first half.

Kyrie Irving added 21 points, shooting 10-18 from the floor.

Dereck Lively added 11 points while ripping down 11 boards off the bench.

Dallas pulled their starters mid-way through the third quarter, giving them extra rest for tonight’s game.

Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 15 points in the losing effort.

Jaylen Brown struggled, shooting just 3-12 from the floor.

Sam Hauser was great off the bench, adding 14 points and shooting 4-6 from three.

Let’s dive into tonight’s best bet.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics Game 5 Pick

Boston will close this series out on their home floor.

Dallas gave everything they had in Game 4 to avoid the sweep.

After being embarrassed in Game 4, Boston will come out with a chip on their shoulder tonight.

The Celtics will shoot much better than they did in Game 4 and defend at a much higher level.

Let’s stay hot tonight!


Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics NBA Finals Game 5 SYSTEM PROJECTIONS - JUNE 17

The Boston Celtics have a forecast 66% chance to win against The Dallas Mavericks with a spread of -5.0/5.0 and an over/under of 210.0. The Boston Celtics are 2 - 0 against The Dallas Mavericks in the 2023-24 Season.Monday, June 17th Dallas Mavericks @ Boston Celtics


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Article Author


Matt McCuen is a native of Delco, PA. He has been working in the sports gambling industry and creating content for the last few years. He is an expert in numerous different sports, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and collegiate sports. You can follow Matt on Twitter at @DeadPresPicks.


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