Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks Prediction: Mavericks Picked to Win by Model [NBA, 6/12/2024]

Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks Prediction: Mavericks Picked to Win by Model [NBA, 6/12/2024]

The Dallas Mavericks will square off with the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the 2024 NBA Finals at American Airlines Center on Wednesday, beginning at 8:30PM ET.'s full preview of Wednesday's Celtics vs. Mavericks matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and data analysis to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NBA FInals game between the Celtics and Mavericks 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Mavericks a 59% chance of beating the Celtics in Game 3 of the 2024 Finals. Our predicted final score in Game 3 of the 2024 NBA Finals has the Mavericks winning 107-105.

According to our model, the Celtics (+2.5) have a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the 213.5-point over/under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

The winner of the 2024 NBA Finals between the Celtics and Mavericks gets the Larry O'Brien Trophy. Game 3 of the best-of-seven series is at Dallas' American Airlines Center.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 3 Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet TypeCelticsMavericks
Spread+2.5 (-105)-2.5 (-115)
Totalo213.5 (-108)u213.5 (-110)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Picks

The strongest edge our model has found in this Celtics vs. Mavericks matchup is on the total. Our expert predictions, matched against the latest odds, reveal the NBA best bets in each major market, every day of the season.

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Player Props

NBA player props are an exciting way to wager on Wednesday's Boston vs. Dallas game without necessarily betting on the outcome.

We have crunched the numbers to project individual points, assists, rebounds and three-pointers for each team.

Jayson Tatum is expected to lead the way for the Celtics with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists, while Luka Doncic is projected to have 33 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists for the Mavericks.

Celtics Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Celtics:

Jayson Tatum271074
Jaylen Brown26743
Jrue Holiday16662
Derrick White16563
Al Horford11623

MORE: NBA First Basket Predictions for Wednesday

Mavericks Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Mavericks:

Luka Doncic339105
Kyrie Irving27454
P.J. Washington13722
Daniel Gafford10710
Derrick Jones8411

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out Wednesday's NBA prop picks.

Celtics vs. Mavs Game Information

Wednesday's action between the Mavericks and Celtics in the NBA Finals is scheduled to commence at 8:30PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Celtics vs. Mavericks includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Mavericks, with a 59% win probability, will likely beat the Celtics on Wednesday.

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