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NBA Preview: Celtics vs. Heat

Home: Boston Celtics (48-24)

Away: Miami Heat (44-29)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Thursday at 7:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN

Jayson Tatum will lead Boston against Jimmy Butler and Miami on Thursday.
The Celtics are coming off a loss to Miami. Jayson Tatum led them in scoring with 30 points while also contributing 14 rebounds and five assists.
In their last time out, the Heat won against Boston, 117-114. Goran Dragic paved the way, scoring 29 points while recording seven rebounds and four assists.

Celtics Stat Leaders

Scoring: Jayson Tatum, 23.4 ppg

Rebounds: Enes Kanter, 7.4 rpg

Assists: Marcus Smart, 4.9 apg

Overview: Jayson Tatum powers the Celtics offense, Tatum posted a line of 23.4 points and seven rebounds during the season. Kemba Walker is another player to keep an eye on for Boston, Walker averaged 20.4 points and 4.8 assists on the year.

Heat Stat Leaders

Scoring: Jimmy Butler, 19.9 ppg

Rebounds: Bam Adebayo, 10.2 rpg

Assists: Jimmy Butler, 6 apg

Overview: The Heat biggest impact player on offense is Jimmy Butler who averaged 19.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and six assists during the regular season. Goran Dragic is another player to watch for Miami, Dragic averaged 16.2 points on the year.

Season Stats Comparison


Celtics vs. Heat season stats comparison.
Boston Celtics Miami Heat
112.9 Points 112.1
106.5 Points Against 108.6
55% Points In Paint Pct 58%
46% Field Goals Pct 47%
36% Three Points Pct 38%
80% Free Throws Pct 79%
45.9 Rebounds 44.4
22.8 Assists 25.8
123 Efficiency 127.2
13.1 Turnovers 13.9
27 Bench Points 40.3

Previous Results (Regular Season)

  • Aug 4, 2020 - Heat 112 vs. Celtics 106
  • Jan 28, 2020 - Heat 101 vs. Celtics 109
  • Dec 4, 2019 - Celtics 112 vs. Heat 93
  • Apr 3, 2019 - Heat 102 vs. Celtics 112
  • Apr 1, 2019 - Celtics 110 vs. Heat 105
  • Jan 21, 2019 - Celtics 107 vs. Heat 99
  • Jan 10, 2019 - Heat 115 vs. Celtics 99
  • Team Records
      MIA BOS  
    55-32
    All
    58-30
    33-9
    Home
    29-15
    22-23
    Away
    29-15
    41-14
    as Fav
    48-20
    14-18
    as Dog
    10-10
    46-38
    ATS
    50-34
    25-15
    ATS Home
    22-20
    21-23
    ATS Away
    28-14
    50-37
    O/U
    43-44
    27-15
    O/U Home
    22-22
    23-22
    O/U Away
    21-22
    Leaders
    Points
    Butler Photo
    Miami Heat
    1157
    Tatum Photo
    Boston Celtics
    1547
    Rebounds
    Adebayo Photo
    Miami Heat
    735
    Tatum Photo
    Boston Celtics
    460
    Assists
    Butler Photo
    Miami Heat
    350
    Tatum Photo
    Boston Celtics
    200
    Last 5 Games
    Heat
    Date Opp Result
    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
    09/15 @
    Celtics logo
    BOS
    W 117-114
    Celtics
    Date Opp Result
    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
    09/15 vs
    Heat logo
    MIA
    L 117-114