Cavaliers vs Celtics Prediction Game 3 NBA Playoffs 5/11

Cavaliers vs Celtics Prediction Game 3 NBA Playoffs 5/11

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Cleveland, OH; May 11, 2024, 5:30 p.m. EST

 

Game Odds

Odds by ESPN BET

Time Spread Total ML
5:30 PM -7.5 (-110) o211.5 (-110) -295
- +7.5 (-110) u211.5 (-110) +240

 

Game Overview

The Boston Celtics (64-18) face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers (48-34) in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the series tied 1-1, both teams will look to gain an edge in this crucial matchup. Tip-off is scheduled for May 11, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. EST.

 

Team Statistics

Boston Celtics

After a disappointing loss in Game 2 at home, the Celtics will be motivated to bounce back strongly in Game 3. Expect them to come out firing on all cylinders and assert their dominance on both ends of the floor.

Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cavaliers managed to steal a victory on the road in Game 2, but they will face a tough challenge against a determined Celtics team in Game 3. They must bring their A-game to compete with the Celtics' firepower.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

Both teams will field their key players, but injuries may impact the depth and rotations of each team.

 

Recent Performances

Boston Celtics

The Celtics will be eager to atone for their lackluster performance in Game 2 and will come out with a chip on their shoulder. Expect them to play with intensity and execute their game plan effectively.

Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cavaliers capitalized on the Celtics' mistakes in Game 2 but will face a different challenge on their home court. They must maintain their focus and discipline to compete with the Celtics.

 

Prediction

Look for the Boston Celtics to bounce back strongly in Game 3 and secure a convincing victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. After a disappointing loss at home, the Celtics will be motivated to make amends and assert their dominance. Expect them to come out with a sense of urgency and intensity, overwhelming the Cavaliers with their superior talent and execution. With their backs against the wall, the Celtics will deliver a statement win and cover the -7.5 points spread.

Pick: Boston Celtics -7.5

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