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Celtics vs Heat Odds: Moneyline, Spread, Over/Under - Eastern Conference Finals Game 2

Spread, Betting Line and Odds for May 19
Celtics vs Heat Odds: Moneyline, Spread, Over/Under - Eastern Conference Finals Game 2

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The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat are meeting in the Eastern Conference Finals, with Game 2 on tap.

The Celtics are currently healthy 9.5-point favorites against the Heat. The game's point total is 216.5.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Friday, May 19, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: TNT
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Venue: TD Garden
Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Celtics -9.5 216.5

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Celtics Trends & Betting Info

  • The Celtics are 38-35-0 ATS this season.
  • Boston has covered the spread eight times this season (8-9 ATS) when playing as at least 9.5-point favorites.
  • Boston has put together a 50-20 record in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 71.4% of those games).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -400 or shorter, Boston has gone 10-9 (52.6% win percentage).
  • The Celtics and their opponents have combined to go over the point total 27 out of 73 times this season.

Heat Trends & Betting Info

  • The Heat have compiled a 25-46-0 record against the spread this year.
  • This season, Miami has been the underdog 23 times and won 10, or 43.5%, of those games.
  • Miami has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +325.
  • The Heat and their opponents have combined to hit the over 23 out of 74 times this year.

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Celtics vs. Heat Comparison

Celtics Rank Celtics Stat Heat Stat Heat Rank
14th 47.5 Field Goal % 46 26th
4th 46.3 Field Goal % Allowed 48.2 21st
7th 2186 Assists 1955 25th
8th 1043 Turnovers 1047 9th
27th 521 Steals 655 6th
6th 430 Blocks 243 30th

Celtics Key Players

  • The Celtics get 30.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists from Jayson Tatum.
  • Marcus Smart's averages this season are 11.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game.
  • The Celtics get 3.2 three-pointers per game out of Tatum.
  • Smart averages 1.5 steals per game, while Derrick White swats 0.9 shots per contest.

Heat Key Players

  • Bam Adebayo's averages this season include 20.4 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
  • Jimmy Butler is on the books for 22.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.
  • Max Strus is the top scorer from distance for the Heat (among active players), hitting 2.5 threes per game.
  • Adebayo collects 0.8 blocks per game, and Butler averages 1.8 steals per game.

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