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Celtics vs. Warriors Expert Picks: How NBA Analysts Are Betting Game 1 of the 2022 NBA Finals

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Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors.

  • NBA betting experts are overwhelmingly picking the same side of Thursday's night's Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals Game 1 matchup.
  • Is the right side of NBA Finals Game 1 laying the short number with the Warriors or taking the points with the Celtics?
  • Continue reading to see how the Action Network's NBA experts are picking Celtics vs. Warriors Game 1.

Celtics vs. Warriors Odds

Celtics Odds +3.5
Warriors Odds -3.5
Over/Under 212.5
Date Thursday, June 2
Time 9 p.m. ET
Channel ABC

*Odds as of Thursday morning

Game 1 of the 2022 NBA Finals takes place Thursday at 9 p.m. ET, with the Boston Celtics visiting the Golden State Warriors.

The Warriors are -150 favorites over the Celtics to win the 2022 NBA title and the quest to secure their fourth championship over the past eight seasons.

According to live NBA odds, Golden State is a 3.5-point favorite in Game 1, though a handful of sportsbooks have pushed the spread up to -4.

So, for those who haven’t already taken a position on Celtics vs. Warriors, what is the smartest way to approach the opener?

To answer this question, I checked in with the Action Network’s top NBA bettors to see how they’re approaching Celtics vs. Warriors and it turns out that many of our experts are on the same side of Game 1.

Below I detail which side is so enticing for NBA expert bettors.

Celtics vs. Warriors Expert Picks

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