Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 4 NBA Finals Preview: Odds, Starting Lineups, Injuries, Stats (6/14/24)

Written By Editorial Team on June 14, 2024
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The Boston Celtics are set to play against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, June 14, at 8:30 p.m. The game will be held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and broadcast on ABC. Game 4 features the Celtics as small favorites as they look to close out the NBA Finals.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 4 odds

The Celtics vs. Mavericks matchup presents closely matched betting odds across several Massachusetts sportsbooks. DraftKings and BetMGM list both teams at -110 on the moneyline, indicating an evenly-matched game. The point spread varies slightly among the sportsbooks, with BetMGM offering a 1.5 point spread in favor of the Mavericks, suggesting a slight edge. The over/under for the game hovers around 211 to 211.5.

  • DraftKings: Celtics -1.0, over/under 211.5
  • FanDuel: Celtics -1.0, over/under 211.0
  • Caesars: Celtics -1.0, over/under 211.0
  • BetMGM: Celtics -1.5, over/under 211.5

NBA Odds are subject to change for Celtics vs. Mavericks

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 4 starting lineups

Recent updates from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski raise concerns about Porzingis’ availability for the rest of the NBA Finals between the Celtics and the Mavericks. After missing over a month due to a Soleus strain, Porzingis returned for the Finals but may now require surgery. His absence has led to Al Horford starting in his place. Porzingis averaged 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks in the first two games off the bench.

Boston Celtics starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Jrue Holiday
  • SG: Derrick White
  • SF: Jaylen Brown
  • PF: Jayson Tatum
  • C: Al Horford

Dallas Mavericks starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Luka Doncic
  • SG: Kyrie Irving
  • SF: Derrick Jones Jr.
  • PF: PJ Washington
  • C: Daniel Gafford

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 4 Injuries

Celtics: Kristaps Porzingis is listed as questionable with a lower leg injury, specifically a posterior Tibialis dislocation suffered in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. His participation in the upcoming Celtics vs. Mavericks game is in doubt.

Mavericks: Luka Doncic is listed as probable as he is dealing with multiple injuries, but has looked limited late in games.

Celtics Team Stats

The Boston Celtics, with a record of 64-18, lead the Eastern Conference and the Atlantic Division. They are coming off a recent victory against the Dallas Mavericks, scoring 106 points with a field goal percentage of 46.3% and a three-pointer percentage of 37.0%. Their season averages stand out with 120.6 points per game, a 48.7 FG%, and a 38.8 3PT%. The Celtics also average 26.9 assists and 46.3 rebounds per game.

  • Points per game: 120.6
  • Points allowed per game: 109.2
  • Rebounds per game: 46.3
  • Assists per game: 26.9
  • FG%: 48.7
  • 3PT%: 38.8

Mavericks Team Stats

The Dallas Mavericks, with 50-32, top the Southwest Division in the Western Conference. In their last game against the Celtics, they scored 98 points, shooting 47.5% from the field and 23.1% from beyond the arc. Throughout the season, they have averaged 117.8 points per game, with a 48.1 FG% and a 36.9 3PT%. The Mavericks also maintain an average of 25.7 assists and 42.9 rebounds per game.

  • Points per game: 117.8
  • Points allowed per game: 115.6
  • Rebounds per game: 42.9
  • Assists per game: 25.7
  • FG%: 48.1
  • 3PT%: 36.9

Player Stats for Celtics vs. Mavericks

As the Celtics and Mavericks prepare to face off, both teams bring forward players capable of making significant impacts. The Celtics’ Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have shown consistent performance, while the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving are key players to watch in the upcoming game.

Boston Celtics Leaders

The Celtics are showcasing strong performances from their leading players. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are at the forefront, contributing significantly to the team’s scoring and defense.

  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 30 PTS, 8 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Jayson Tatum (SF): 31 PTS, 6 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Derrick White (SG): 16 PTS, 5 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 9 PTS, 4 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Al Horford (C): 8 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS

Season leaders for the Celtics demonstrate depth and versatility:

  • Jayson Tatum: 26.9 PPG, 8.1 RPG, 4.9 APG
  • Jaylen Brown: 23.0 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Derrick White: 15.2 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Kristaps Porzingis: 20.1 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 2.0 APG
  • Jrue Holiday: 12.5 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 4.8 APG

Dallas Mavericks Leaders

The Mavericks are led by the dynamic duo of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving, who have the ability to dominate the game on any given night.

  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 35 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Luka Doncic (PG): 27 PTS, 6 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 13 PTS, 8 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Dereck Lively II (C): 11 PTS, 13 RBS, 1 AST
  • Josh Green (SF): 3 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS

Mavericks’ season stats highlight their key contributors:

  • Luka Doncic: 33.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 9.8 APG
  • Kyrie Irving: 25.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: 14.4 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 1.8 APG
  • P.J. Washington: 12.9 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.9 APG
  • Daniel Gafford: 11.0 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.6 APG
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