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Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 Betting Preview, Odds, Picks

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Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 3 Odds and Preview

The Eastern Conference Finals continue this online basketball betting evening in Cleveland. Boston put on quite a dominant performance at the TD Garden but it seems they’re having a hard time measuring up to the Cavs in Cleveland. With Game 3’s embarrassing results in mind, the Celts are promising a better turnout in Game 4. Will the odds makers buy it, or will they pin Boston as a heavy underdog? Let’s take a look at the odds to find out before mulching over some NBA parlay picks.

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers – Monday, May 21st  

Series: Game 4 || Boston Leads 2-1

When: 8:30 pm ET

Where: Quickens Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio


Stream: Watch ESPN, NBA League Pass

Online Basketball Betting Odds:

Celtics +6½ (-110) 206½ (-110) +255
Cavaliers -6½ (-110) 206½ (-110) -310
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Boston Celtics  

It was all smiles in Boston through the first two games of this series. However, things have taken a turn for the worse in Cleveland. The online basketball betting odds were pegging Boston as an underdog in Game 3, but they weren’t predicting a 30-point loss for the Celts. With that humbling defeat in mind, Boston must find a way to bounce back in a colossal fashion. Moreover, the club has to find a way to do it without their biggest stars. It’s a tall bill but one Boston will have to fill together, as a team. No player broke 20-points for Boston in Game 3, which is something that needs to change this evening.

Players to Watch: Jayson Tatum (18.1 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 2.9 apg), Jaylen Brown (17.3 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 1.4 apg), and Terry Rozier (17.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 5.4 apg).

Cleveland Cavaliers  

LeBron James led the way for Cleveland in Game 3, finishing the night with 27 points, 12 assists and 5 rebounds. Although James didn’t have to deliver a Hall of Fame performance to get Cleveland the win, James still had one impressive night. Sportsbook bettors can expect James to have another successful outing this evening, since the King will be playing in Boston. Monday’s betting odds are pegging Cleveland as a heavy favorite. Considering Boston’s success in Game 3, bettors should share that sentiment.

Players to Watch: LeBron James (32.9 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 9.4 apg), Kevin Love (15.3 ppg, 10.6 rpg, 1.6 apg), and Kyle Korver (10.4 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 0.9 apg).

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Predictions


  • Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
  • Boston is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing Cleveland
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
  • Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games when playing Boston
Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks

So which team should top sportsbook bettors favor in this Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers matchup? All things considered, there’s no reason to side against the Cavs in Cleveland. Unfortunately, there’s not much value in taking them straight up. Alternatively, you can take Cleveland to cover that mild 6 point spread. Sign up today to make this Eastern Conference Finals prediction!

Score Prediction: 122-107 Cleveland. The Cavaliers deliver another lopsided finish to tie the series up.