The Boston Celtics won the opening game of the NBA Finals and have taken the favorite role. Now the Golden State Warriors will have to respond and win when they host the Celtics in Game 2 of the NBA Finals at the Chace Center in San Francisco, CA, on June 5, 2022.
- Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics
- NBA Finals – Game 2
- Date – 5/6/2022
- Starting time – 10 PM ET
- Venue: Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Golden State Warriors Stats & Form
The Golden State Warriors dominated every series so far in the Playoffs and didn’t trail in any of them. Now the Warriors are a game down in the NBA Finals losing the series opener at home to the Celtics.
The Warriors were on a pace to win Game 1 but they broke down in the final quarter losing 40-16 to the Celtics. The Warriors shot very well from distance making 19 of their 45 three-point attempts, or 42.2%.
Steph Curry led the team with 34 points on 7-of-14 from deep and Andrew Wiggins added 20 points. Klay Thompson finished with 15 and Otto Porter Jr. was the last one who scored in double figures with 12.
Golden State Warriors News
James Wiseman will not play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Celtics.
Boston Celtics Stats & Form
The Boston Celtics surprised many with their Playoff run this season but now, with the win in the opening game of the NBA Finals in the road, they are the favorites to win the NBA Championship.
Of course, there is a long way to go for this young Celtics squad. They had an impressive 20-2 run in the final quarter of Game 1 to turn a 12-point deficit going into the fourth quarter to a win that can make the difference in this series.
How good of a team the Celtics are, proves the fact that their top scorer Jayson Tatum scored only 12 points on 3-of-17 shooting from the field. Veteran center Al Horford led the C’s with 26 points followed by Jaylen Brown with 24 and Derrick White who scored 21 coming off the bench.
Boston Celtics News
The Boston Celtics will have their full roster available for Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Warriors.
Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Head-to-Head Stats
The Boston Celtics have won 7 of the last 10 games against the Golden State Warriors.
Six of the last ten games between these two teams have ended over 215.5 points.
Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Betting Odds
The Golden State Warriors are favorites to win tonight with the odds set at -180, while the Boston Celtics are at 115.
The total point margin is set at 215.5 with both ways at -111.
The Golden State Warriors were killed by their poison in the opening game of the NBA Finals series as the Celtics went on an impressive run the close out the game in the fourth quarter. Losing the first home game in the NBA Playoffs, the Warriors have found themselves in a deficit for the first time as well. Game 2 will be extremely important as the Celtics will be able to put themselves in a very promising situation if they win again on the road. Steph Curry and his teammates have been through many tough battles and will respond well on this. Allowing 120 points in a single game will not happen again to the Warriors and they will take care of business and tie the score at 1 game apiece in Game 2.
Expert betting tip: Golden State Warriors to win (-180 by DraftKings)