NBA Betting Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat
Favorite: Miami Heat (44-29)
Underdog: Boston Celtics (48-24)
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?
Sunday at 7:30 PM ET
The Miami Heat, led by Jimmy Butler, will challenge the Boston Celtics in an NBA matchup on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boston : 112
Miami : 108
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Last Updated on 2020-9-26 1:30 a.m. EDT