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Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks – Highbet Preview – 2024 NBA Finals – Game 1 Prediction

TD Garden is all set for the opening game of the NBA Finals between the champions of the Eastern and Western conferences, the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks.

Both squads play amazing basketball, with great determination and a dynamic approach in the transition, resulting in a spectacular pace in every game segment.

The Boston Celtics faced the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Finals. But the crew from Boston dominated this series and swept the Pacers by 4-0.

The Dallas Mavericks on the other hand played a bit more dramatic Western finals against the Minnesota Timberwolves. They opened the series with 3 consecutive victories. Then, in Game 4 the Timberwolves won the match in Dallas by 100:105. However, this didn’t shok the Mavericks, and they won the series in Minnesota with a victory in Game 5 by 103:124.

So this evening we are looking forward to an amazing basketball battle in which the opening two quarters will set the tone for who’s going to win the opening duel.

Our predictions for this match:

Мarket: OVER/UNDER – Tip: Over 213.5

Market: PLAYER POINTS – Tip: Luka Doncic Over (31.5)

Мarket: PLAYER POINTS – Tip: Jayson Tatum Over (27.5)

H2H Brief History

The last time the Dallas Mavericks beat the Boston Celtics was in 2022 with a final score of 92:95. After this match-up, the Celtics beat the Mavs 4 times in a row. Their last victory was in April this year with a final score of 138:110.


We expect a fantastic duel in which both teams will try their best to go on a half-time break with the lead. Yet, we point to the Boston Celtics to be the favorites for the victory due to their home-arena advantage.

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Dejan Iliev

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Dejan Iliev is a master of marketing, specializing in the iGaming field. His passion for sports and digital technologies made him Highbet’s premier content writer