The Boston Celtics have found themselves 3-2 down after losing back-to-back games and now will host the Golden State Warriors in a do or die game in TD Garden in Boston, MA, on June 16, 2022.
- Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors
- NBA Finals – Game 6
- Date – 16/6/2022
- Starting time – 9 PM ET
- Venue: TD Garden Boston, MA
Boston Celtics Stats & Form
The Boston Celtics were in a great situation having a 2-1 series lead and a home court game but all that quickly fell down and now they are in a 3-2 deficit. After a 104-94 loss in Game 5, the Celtics are facing a must-win game at home hoping to stay alive in the series.
The Celtics were 12 points down at halftime in Game 5 and managed to get back with a 35-24 third quarter. However, the Warriors picked up the pace in the final quarter and the Celtics could not follow that.
Jayson Tatum had a good game scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds, followed by Marcus Smart with 20 and Jaylen Brown with 18.
Boston Celtics News
The Boston Celtics will have their full roster available for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Warriors.
Golden State Warriors Stats & Form
The Golden State Warriors won the last two games in the NBA Finals series to take a 3-2 lead against the Boston Celtics and are only one win away from the ultimate goal.
They built an early lead in Game 5 and despite the fact that the Celtics managed to get back in the third quarter, the Warriors finished strong to put themselves in the driving sit in the series.
Steph Curry missed all of his 9 three-point attempts scoring only 16 points but the rest of the Warriors team covered for him. Andrew Wiggins lead the scorers with 26 points followed by Klay Thompson with 21. Gary Payton II and Jordan Poole had great roles off the bench scoring 15 and 14 points.
Golden State Warriors News
James Wiseman will not play in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Celtics.
Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Head-to-Head Stats
The Boston Celtics have won 6 of the last 10 games against the Golden State Warriors.
Six of the last ten games between these two teams have ended over 210.5 points.
Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Betting Odds
The Boston Celtics are favorites to win Game 6 with the odds set at -159, while the Golden State Warriors are at 147.
The total point margin is set at 210.5 with both ways at -111.
The Golden State Warriors turned things around with back-to- back wins to take the NBA Finals series 3-2 lead. The Warriors are having the momentum in the series and will have a chance to win the NBA Championship in Game 6 in Boston. The Celtics will play with their back against the wall and that will not be the first time in this Playoffs. The Celtics played two Game 7’s in the previous rounds and were 3-2 down against the Miami Heat and still survived. That will be the case once again in Game 6 as the Celtics will use the home court to bounce back and take the NBA Finals series to the decisive game. Boston has not lost three consecutive games in the Playoffs nor back-to-back home games. Jayson Tatum will once again prove his class and will lead the Celtics to a win that will give them a chance to win the championship.
Expert betting tip: Boston Celtics (-159 by DraftKings)