Heat vs. Celtics NBA Playoffs Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for April 27

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Heat vs. Celtics NBA Playoffs Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for April 27

Heat vs. Celtics Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Kaseya Center -- Miami, Florida
  • Coverage: TNT, NBCS-BOS, and BSSUN

The Miami Heat are 9.5-point underdogs heading into Game 3 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Boston Celtics at Kaseya Center on Saturday, tipping off at 6:00 PM ET on TNT, NBCS-BOS, and BSSUN. The series is knotted up 1-1. The matchup has an over/under of 205.

Heat vs. Celtics Odds & Spread

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Heat vs. Celtics Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Celtics win (54.3%)

Heat vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have covered the spread 41 times this season (41-36-5).
  • The Heat are 39-39-4 against the spread this year.
  • Celtics games have gone over the total 43 times this season.
  • Heat games this season have gone over the point total 42.7% of the time (35 out of 82 games with a set point total).
  • When playing at home, Boston sports a better record against the spread (22-17-2) compared to its ATS record in road games (19-19-3).
  • The Celtics have gone over the over/under in 22 of 41 home games (53.7%), compared to 21 of 41 road games (51.2%).
  • Miami has performed better against the spread on the road (23-14-4) than at home (16-25-0) this year.
  • In 2023-24, a higher percentage of the Heat's games have finished above the over/under at home (51.2%, 21 of 41) than on the road (34.1%, 14 of 41).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum's numbers on the season are 26.9 points, 8.1 boards and 4.9 assists per contest, shooting 47.1% from the field and 37.6% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3.1 made treys (seventh in league).
  • 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 treys per game.
  • Derrick White averages 15.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.1 points, 7.2 boards and 2 assists.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 12.5 points, 4.8 assists and 5.4 boards.

Heat Leaders

  • Bam Adebayo is averaging 19.3 points, 10.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists for the Heat.
  • The Heat are receiving 11.9 points, 3.8 boards and 2.6 assists per game from Jaime Jaquez.
  • Duncan Robinson averages 12.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists. He is making 45% of his shots from the floor and 39.5% from beyond the arc, with 2.8 triples per game.
  • The Heat are getting 20.8 points, 5.3 boards and 4.5 assists per game from Tyler Herro.
  • The Heat are getting 10 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game from Caleb Martin.

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