Celtics make Mavericks bite the dust and upsets betting outcome

Wagers, amounting to a staggering 68%, favored the Dallas Mavericks, but the apple cart tilted over, with the Boston Celtics finishing the game with a 107-89 winning score. Incidentally, ever since 2005, this percentage has been as big as it gets in terms of an NBA Final Game 1. 

It would not be an exaggeration to say that the multiple sportsbooks greatly felt the shocks and aftershocks. It will take some getting used to. 

The Celtics gained 7 to 7.5 points as the chosen team following the curtains going down, which saw the Mavericks bite the dust. The team holding the winner’s cup, about Game 1 of the NBA Finals for the past nineteen years, is standing at 10-9 and 8-11 against the gameplay in Game 2. 

In the meantime, the ending figure stood at 214.5, following the scoring of 196 points. In game 1, it kicked off with a similar 214.5, finally ending at 217.5. 

Where the Celtics were concerned, they managed to stay ahead in the series with a winning count of 1.0, attributed entirely to Q1. They were ahead with a score set at 37-20 following the initial game time, coming in for a 17-point difference. In the entire history of the NBA, a greater margin was never witnessed before this. 

By the first half, the Celtics were ahead with a scorecard reading 63-42, signifying a 21-point lead, yet another record noted by the NBA. Certain records were also broken.  

The Mavericks successfully made it into an 8-point game by the end of Q3. Prior to this, they stayed behind with a point count of 21. Towards the end, the Celtics went all out, showing what it takes to be a winner, and ended up with a winning score of 107-89.

Joseph Watkins is an avid gambler and also contributes the in-depth & most recent Las Vegas casino news stories. He joins as a news-editor recently with almost two years of experience in sports news writing.

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