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Celtics vs. Heat Betting Preview - Eastern Conference Finals Game 6

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Celtics vs. Heat Betting Preview - Eastern Conference Finals Game 6

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The Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat will square off in a decisive Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Saturday's matchup between the Celtics and the Heat features the Celtics as modest 2.5-point favorites. The matchup's point total is 210.5.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, May 27, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: TNT
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Venue: FTX Arena
Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Celtics -2.5 210.5

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Celtics Trends & Betting Info

  • The Celtics have covered 38 times in 73 chances against the spread this season.
  • Boston is 31-32 ATS this season when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • Boston is 50-20 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 71.4%).
  • Boston has gone 42-16 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -145 or shorter (winning 72.4%).
  • 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 put together a 25-46-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • When playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs this season, the Heat have an ATS record of 9-8.
  • This season, Miami has won 10 out of the 23 games, or 43.5%, in which it has been the underdog.
  • Miami has a record of 6-7, a 46.2% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by +125 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • So far this year, 23 out of the Heat's 74 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.

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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 puts up 11.5 points per game and adds 3.1 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Celtics.
  • Tatum makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Celtics, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.2 per contest.
  • Smart averages 1.5 steals per game, while Derrick White has 0.9 blocks per contest.

Heat Key Players

  • Bam Adebayo averages 20.4 points per game, while also collecting 9.2 rebounds and racking up 3.2 assists per game.
  • Jimmy Butler adds 22.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game to the team's cause.
  • Max Strus hits 2.5 three-pointers per game.
  • Butler averages 1.8 steals per game, while Adebayo notches 0.8 blocks per game.

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