Celtics vs. Heat NBA Playoffs Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for April 21

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Celtics vs. Heat NBA Playoffs Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for April 21

Celtics vs. Heat Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: ABC

The Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat take the court to start the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Celtics are heavy, 14.5-point favorites in the contest, which airs on ABC at 1:00 PM ET. The point total in the matchup is 210.

Celtics vs. Heat Odds & Spread

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Celtics vs. Heat Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Celtics win (76.3%)

Celtics vs. Heat Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have put together a record of 41-36-5 against the spread this season.
  • The Heat are 39-39-4 against the spread this year.
  • Games involving the Celtics have hit the over 43 times this season.
  • Heat games this season have hit the over on 35 of 82 set point totals (42.7%).
  • At home, Boston has a better record against the spread (22-17-2) compared to its ATS record on the road (19-19-3).
  • The Celtics have eclipsed the over/under more consistently when playing at home, hitting the over in 22 of 41 home matchups (53.7%). On the road, they have hit the over in 21 of 41 games (51.2%).
  • Miami has performed better against the spread on the road (23-14-4) than at home (16-25-0) this season.
  • In 2023-24, a higher percentage of the Heat's games have finished above the over/under at home (51.2%, 21 of 41) compared to away (34.1%, 14 of 41).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum averages 26.9 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists.
  • Jaylen Brown averages 23 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists, shooting 49.9% from the field and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with 2.1 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.2 points, 4.2 boards and 5.2 assists per game, shooting 46.1% from the floor and 39.6% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Kristaps Porzingis averages 20.1 points, 7.2 boards and 2 assists, shooting 51.6% from the floor and 37.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.9 made treys per game.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 12.5 points, 4.8 assists and 5.4 boards.

Heat Leaders

  • Bam Adebayo averages 19.3 points for the Heat, plus 10.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
  • Per game, Jaime Jaquez gives the Heat 11.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists. He also averages 1 steal and 0.3 blocks.
  • Duncan Robinson averages 12.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists. He is sinking 45% of his shots from the field and 39.5% from beyond the arc, with 2.8 treys per game.
  • Tyler Herro averages 20.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists. He is making 44.1% of his shots from the floor and 39.6% from 3-point range, with 3.1 treys per game.
  • Per game, Caleb Martin provides the Heat 10 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists, plus 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocks.

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