- NBA Finals Betting: Line Shopping Game 6
- Bovada, BetOnline Offering More Value On NBA Finals Odds
BOSTON – Through five games of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors hold a 3-2 series lead over the Boston Celtics after winning Game 5 in San Francisco with a 104-94 final score.
Three down. One to go. pic.twitter.com/xM6DQEsswE
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) June 14, 2022
Looking ahead to Game 6, the series will be in Boston where the Celtics are favored to win. As for the overall odds on the game, all legal online sportsbooks have the Celtics favored to win, however, the value in the odds is different across the sites.
Finding Value Betting On The Celtics
For those betting on the Boston Celtics NBA Finals odds, using BetOnline to do so offers more value than using DraftKings or BetMGM. On BetOnline, the Celtics have -155 odds on the moneyline while DraftKings has them at -170 and BetMGM at -165.
On a $100 wager, Boston’s odds on BetOnline would pay out $65. As for DraftKings, bettors are looking at a $58 profit while BetMGM is offering a $60 profit.
Finding Value Betting On The Warriors
When looking at the Golden State Warriors odds, Bovada is offering the most value with +145 odds compared to the +135 that is being offered on FanDuel and BetMGM. The payout on a $100 bet would give you $145 on Bovada compared to the $135 payout that FanDuel and BetMGM are offering.
Where The Public Is Leaning And Where The Line Has Shifted
In less than 24 hours since first opening, the line for this game has already shifted from a 4-point spread to a 3-point spread. This comes as Golden State has come out with 52% of the total bets placed on the spread already.
On the moneyline, they are also looking at a hefty 72% of bets.
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