Celtics vs. Heat NBA Playoffs Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 1

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Celtics vs. Heat NBA Playoffs Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 1

Celtics vs. Heat Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: TNT, NBCS-BOS, and BSSUN

The Boston Celtics are heavy 14-point favorites for a decisive Game 5 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at TD Garden on Wednesday, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on TNT, NBCS-BOS, and BSSUN. The Celtics hold a 3-1 lead in the series. The matchup's point total is set at 200.5.

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 registered a 41-36-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Heat are 39-39-4 against the spread this year.
  • Celtics games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 43 times this season.
  • The Heat have eclipsed the over/under 42.7% of the time this season (35 of 82 games with a set point total).
  • Against the spread, Boston has fared better at home, covering 22 times in 41 home games, and 19 times in 41 road games.
  • Looking at point totals, the Celtics hit the over more often at home, as they've gone over the total 22 times in 41 opportunities this season (53.7%). On the road, they have hit the over 21 times in 41 opportunities (51.2%).
  • Miami has performed better against the spread on the road (23-14-4) than at home (16-25-0) this season.
  • Looking at the over/under, Heat games have finished over more often at home (21 of 41, 51.2%) than on the road (14 of 41, 34.1%).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum averages 26.9 points, 8.1 boards and 4.9 assists.
  • Jaylen Brown is averaging 23 points, 3.6 assists and 5.5 rebounds.
  • Derrick White is averaging 15.2 points, 5.2 assists and 4.2 boards.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 12.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.
  • Payton Pritchard is averaging 9.6 points, 3.4 assists and 3.2 rebounds.

Heat Leaders

  • Bam Adebayo averages 19.3 points for the Heat, plus 10.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
  • The Heat get 12.9 points per game from Duncan Robinson, plus 2.5 boards and 2.8 assists.
  • 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 triples per game.
  • Per game, Caleb Martin gives the Heat 10 points, 4.4 boards and 2.2 assists, plus 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocks.
  • The Heat receive 8.8 points per game from Kevin Love, plus 6.1 boards and 2.1 assists.

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