Mavericks vs. Celtics Prediction: Boston Expected to Win Game 2 [2024 NBA Playoffs]

Mavericks vs. Celtics Prediction: Boston Expected to Win Game 2 [2024 NBA Playoffs]

The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks will meet in Game 2 of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden on Sunday, with tipoff at 8:00PM ET.'s full preview of Sunday's Mavericks vs. Celtics matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Mavericks vs. Celtics Prediction: Who Will Win Game 2

We have used advanced machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Sunday's NBA FInals matchup between the Mavericks and Celtics 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Celtics a 72% chance of beating the Mavericks in Game 2 of the 2024 Finals. Our predicted final score in Game 2 of the 2024 NBA Finals has the Celtics winning 110-103.

According to our model, the Celtics (-7) have a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the over/under total of 214.5 points has a 51% chance of going under.

The winner of the 2024 NBA Finals between the Mavericks and Celtics gets the Larry O'Brien Trophy. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is at Boston's TD Garden.

Mavericks vs. Celtics Game 2 Odds

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

Bet Type Mavericks Celtics
Spread +7 (-115) -7 (-105)
Moneyline +230 -260
Total o214.5 (-115) u214.5 (-105)

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

Mavericks vs. Celtics Game 2 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks to make on every game, including Mavericks vs. Celtics. Our best NBA bets for Sunday are based on expert modeling and analysis, with the strongest edge in this matchup being on the moneyline.

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Mavericks vs. Celtics Game 2 Player Props

Betting on Dallas vs. Boston NBA prop bets? We use the best information available to project how each team's leading players will perform at TD Garden.

Luka Doncic is expected to lead the Mavericks with 33 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists, while Jayson Tatum is projected to finish with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists for the Celtics.

Mavericks Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Mavericks:

Luka Doncic 33 9 10 5
Kyrie Irving 26 4 5 4
P.J. Washington 13 7 2 2
Daniel Gafford 10 6 1 0
Dereck Lively 9 6 1 0

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Celtics Prediction

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

Jayson Tatum 27 10 6 4
Jaylen Brown 26 7 4 3
Kristaps Porzingis 17 6 2 2
Derrick White 16 5 6 3
Jrue Holiday 15 6 6 2

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

Mavs vs. Celtics Game 2 Information

Sunday's Game 2 between the Celtics and Mavericks in the NBA Finals is scheduled to commence at 8:00PM ET.


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

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We predict the Celtics, with a 72% win probability, will likely beat the Mavericks in Game 2 of the 2024 Finals.

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