Golden State Warriors (47-22) welcome Boston Celtics (41-28) at the Chase Center in San Francisco on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 7:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics: Match Details
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022
Time: 7:30 AM IST OR 9:00 PM ET (March 16)
Location: Chase Center, San Francisco
Golden State Warriors have been in good form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (LWWWW). However, they are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Boston Celtics have also been in good form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWWWL). They are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
The Warriors currently sit in third place in the Western Conference. While the Celtics are positioned in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on December 17, 2021 and it ended in a 111-107 win for the Warriors away in Boston. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Golden State Warriors– Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry leads the NBA this season for 3-pointers made (284) by some distance.
Curry is also averaging 25.8 Points (most), 5.3 Rebounds (third-most) and 6.4 Assists (second-most) for the Warriors.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (3.2) for Golden State, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Boston Celtics– Jayson Tatum
Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.8 Points (most), 8.2 Rebounds (second-most) and 4.2 Assists (second-most) for the Celtics.
The Boston forward posted back-to-back 40-plus performances earlier this month, including a season-high 54 points on March 6.
However, he also has the joint-most Turnovers per game (2.8) for the Celtics, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics: Key Points
- Golden State are 29-7 at home while the Celtics are 17-16 away.
- Boston have won 5 of the last 6 games between the two.
- In their last head-to-head, Stephen Curry (30 points) and Jayson Tatum (27 points) led the scoring charts.
- Robert Williams III of the Celtics has made the joint-highest Blocks per game (2.2) this NBA season.
- Entering this game, the Warriors retain NBA’s best home record (29-7) and are looking to become the first team this season to record 30 home victories.
Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics: Match Predictions
This one could be a coin toss. While Boston Celtics are looking good, their away record is not that remarkable. Oddsmakers are very marginally favoring Golden State Warriors, because of their home record and four-game winning streak.
Predicted Winner: Golden State Warriors
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