48-24
22-14 Away
September 27
Final
113:125
1 2 3 4 T
BOS 27 33 26 27 113
MIA 33 29 26 37 125
44-29
29-7 Home
71%
Who Will Win?
29%
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NBA Betting Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat

Favorite: Miami Heat (44-29)

Underdog: Boston Celtics (48-24)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Sunday at 7:30 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN

The Miami Heat, led by Jimmy Butler, will challenge the Boston Celtics in an NBA matchup on Sunday.

Betting Odds

Heat vs Celtics: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Miami Heat 44-36 43-36 55-32
Boston Celtics 50-29 35-45 58-30

Heat Preview

Impact Players

Butler is a major contributor, responsible for 17.9% of the Heat total offense, while taking an average of 13 field goal attempts. Adebayo is a force in the low block, he averages 2.4 offensive boards a contest and grabs 23.1% of his team's rebounds. The Heat offense is orchestrated by Butler, who is responsible for 23.3% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.2 times a contest.

Insights

Miami is a dismal 16-22 when they fail to reach their scoring average, Boston allows 106.6. The Heat are 17-23 when they shoot below their 37% season average from three. The Celtics allow opponents to shoot 33%. The Heat can win with a less than excellent showing on the glass, sporting a record of 24-22 when they fail to reach their 44.2 rebounding average, Boston allows 43.9 boards a game.

Trends

Celtics Preview

Impact Players

Tatum is a major contributor, accounting for 20.7% of the Celtics total offense, while taking an average of 18.6 shots per game. Kanter is a supplier of second chances, he averages 2.8 offensive rebounds a game and records 16.1% of his team's rebounds. The Celtics offense is conducted by Tatum, who is responsible for 13.1% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.3 times a game.

Insights

Boston can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 25-23 when they fail to reach their 112.8 scoring average. Miami allows 108.7 a game. The Celtics are 21-26 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Heat allow opponents to shoot 35%. The Celtics can win with a less than excellent output on the glass, sporting a record of 30-19 when they fail to reach their 45.9 rebounding average, Miami allows 42.4 boards a contest.

Trends

Prediction

Boston : 112

Miami : 108

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Heat vs Celtics previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-04-2020 Heat 112 Celtics 106 +4.5 Y 218.5 U
01-28-2020 Heat 101 Celtics 109 -1.5 N 219 U
12-04-2019 Celtics 112 Heat 93 -5.5 Y 209 U
04-03-2019 Heat 102 Celtics 112 -1 N 214.5 U
04-01-2019 Celtics 110 Heat 105 -7 N 213 O
01-21-2019 Celtics 107 Heat 99 -9 N 214 U
01-10-2019 Heat 115 Celtics 99 +3.5 Y 213 O


Last Updated on 2020-9-26 1:30 a.m. EDT

Team Records
  BOS MIA  
58-31
All
56-32
29-15
Home
34-9
29-16
Away
22-23
48-21
as Fav
41-14
10-10
as Dog
15-18
50-35
ATS
47-38
22-20
ATS Home
26-15
28-15
ATS Away
21-23
44-44
O/U
51-37
22-22
O/U Home
28-15
22-22
O/U Away
23-22
Leaders
Points
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
1547
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
1157
Rebounds
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
460
Adebayo Photo
Miami Heat
735
Assists
Tatum Photo
Boston Celtics
200
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
350
Last 5 Games
Celtics
Date Opp Result
09/27 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 113-125
09/25 vs
Heat logo
MIA
W 108-121
09/23 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 109-112
09/19 @
Heat logo
MIA
W 117-106
09/17 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 106-101
Heat
Date Opp Result
09/27 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
W 113-125
09/25 @
Celtics logo
BOS
L 108-121
09/23 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
W 109-112
09/19 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
L 117-106
09/17 @
Celtics logo
BOS
W 106-101