Sunday, July 3, 2022

Warriors vs. Celtics player props, odds, 2022 NBA Finals picks: Klay Thompson goes under 19.5 points in Game 5

The Golden State Warriors found the key ingredient for their recipe to take down the Boston Celtics on the road in Game 4 on Friday night. Star point guard Steph Curry took over the game, pouring in 43 points on a 14 of 26 shooting performance, knocking down 7 of 14 from 3-point range. He bounced back from a poor shooting night in Game 3, helping Golden State extend its NBA record with at least one road win in 27 consecutive playoff series since 2013.  

Curry’s point total has been bumped up several points for Game 5 at 9 p.m. ET on Monday night, with an over-under of 31.5 in the latest NBA player prop odds at Caesars Sportsbook. His over-under for made 3-pointers has been set at 5.5. Before betting any NBA props for Celtics vs. Warriors Game 5, you need to see the Warriors vs. Celtics prop predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters the second week of the 2022 NBA Finals on a stunning 88-60 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,100. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

With Game 5 of the NBA Finals 2022 approaching on Monday night (see tickets at StubHub), the model has evaluated the NBA player props and found five strong bets. You can only see them here.

Top NBA player prop bets for Celtics vs. Warriors

After simulating Game 5 of Warriors vs. Celtics 10,000 times, the model projects Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson to go under 19.5 points at -125 odds. Thompson has not been the same player this postseason that Warriors fans are accustomed to, as he continues to struggle with his shot. He took 17 shots in Game 4, but it still was not enough to get over this point total. 

He has now gone under 19.5 points in seven of his last nine games, including his 18-point performance on Friday night. The offense is clearly in Curry’s hands at this point, so Thompson is unlikely to get over this total in Game 5. SportsLine’s model agrees, projecting the veteran shooting guard to score an average of 18.8 points in the latest simulations. 

How to make NBA player prop bets for Warriors vs. Celtics

In addition, the model has a plus-money prop payout on a player’s performance you’ll want to jump on. You need to see the model’s analysis before making any Celtics vs. Warriors prop bets.

Which Warriors vs. Celtics prop bets should you back on Monday night? And which stars are must-backs? Visit SportsLine now to see the top Celtics vs. Warriors prop picks, all from the model that’s up more than $2,100 on top-rated NBA picks.

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