Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/15/2024]

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/15/2024]

The Boston Celtics will square off with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on Wednesday, commencing at 7:00PM ET.'s in-depth preview of Wednesday's Cavaliers vs. Celtics matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Cavaliers vs. Celtics Prediction: Who Will Win Game 5

We have used trusted machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NBA Playoffs game between the Cavaliers and Celtics 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Celtics an 88% chance of beating the Cavaliers. Our predicted final score has the Celtics winning 109-95.

According to our model, the Cavaliers (+15.5) have a 56% chance of covering the spread, while the over/under total of 210.5 points has a 55% chance of going under.

The NBA Playoffs is an annual postseason tournament held to decide the league's champion.

Sixteen teams, including the Cavaliers and Celtics, reached the NBA Playoffs 2024, which spans four rounds: the First Round, Conference Semifinals, Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

Each round is played as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins progressing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 Odds

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

Bet Type Cavaliers Celtics
Spread +15.5 (-105) -15.5 (-115)
Moneyline +1200 -1600
Total o210.5 (-118) u210.5 (-110)

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

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks for every game, including Cavaliers vs. Celtics. Our best NBA bets for Wednesday are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

With a betting edge of 4.5%, a pick from the Cavaliers vs. Celtics game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 Player Props

NBA player props are a popular way to wager on the Cleveland vs. Boston matchup without necessarily betting on the outcome.

We have crunched the numbers to project how each team's leading players will perform at TD Garden.

Evan Mobley is expected to lead the way for the Cavaliers with 21 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists, while Jayson Tatum is projected to finish with 33 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists for the Celtics.

Cavaliers Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Cavaliers:

Evan Mobley 21 11 5 1
Darius Garland 20 3 8 3
Max Strus 11 6 4 3
Isaac Okoro 9 3 2 1
Sam Merrill 8 2 2 2

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Celtics Prediction

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

Jayson Tatum 33 10 7 4
Jaylen Brown 29 7 4 3
Derrick White 15 4 5 3
Jrue Holiday 13 5 5 2
Payton Pritchard 9 3 4 2

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

Cavs vs. Celtics Game 5 Information

Wednesday's Game 5 between the Celtics and Cavaliers in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


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

Calling Our Shot: Best Bets

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We predict the Celtics, with an 88% win probability, will likely beat the Cavaliers on Wednesday.

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