Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Game 5 Computer Picks & NBA Eastern Conference Finals Odds

Written by on September 24, 2020

Boston (48-24, 9-6) is a moderate 3-point favorite against Miami (44-29, 11-2) when the Celtics hit the court against the Heat on Friday (September 25, 2020). The game’s point total is 213.5. The clash between these two teams is the NBA’s only action on the day. Tip-off for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

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Betting Information

Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Celtics-3-110-110213.5-110-110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Celtics vs Heat
ATSOver/UnderScore Prediction
Celtics (-3) Over (213.5) Celtics 112 Heat 108

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Head to Head

After seven head-to-head meetings this year, Miami has a 4-3 record against Boston. The Heat also have a 4-3 record against the spread when taking on the Celtics.

Celtics vs Heat in 2019-20
DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineResult
9/23/2020Celtics-3.5211.5-162134112-109 MIA
9/19/2020Celtics-3.5208.5-174144117-106 BOS
9/17/2020Celtics-2.5208-143120106-101 MIA
9/15/2020Celtics-1.5209-123103117-114 MIA
8/4/2020Celtics-4.5218.5-199164112-106 MIA
1/28/2020Heat-1.5219-123103109-101 BOS
12/4/2019Celtics-5.5209-221180112-93 BOS

Celtics Betting Information

  • Boston has been good against the spread this season, posting a 49-33-5 record.
  • The Celtics have posted a winning record of 28-18-4 against the spread when the spread is -3 or bigger.
  • Boston has more often than not combined with its adversaries to hit the total, doing so 42 times in 87 contests (48.3%).
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Heat Betting Information

  • Miami and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 48 of 86 (55.8%).
  • Miami has a winning record against the spread, going 46-36-3 ATS (covering 54.1% of the time).
  • When they play as 3-point underdogs, the Heat have a record ATS of 12-12-1.
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Over/Under Analysis

Celtics vs Heat Total Facts
Games Over 213.5% of Games Over 213.5Average PPGCombined Average PPGAverage Opponent PPGCombined Average Opponent PPGAverage Total
Celtics5259.8%112.7224.7106.6215.2219.3
Heat5867.4%112224.7108.6215.2220.5

Celtics Leaders

  • The Celtics scoring leader is Jayson Tatum, who averages 23.4 points per game.
  • Marcus Smart leads Boston with 4.9 assists a game and Enes Kanter paces the squad with 7.4 rebounds per outing.
  • Smart leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Daniel Theis collects 1.3 blocks a game to pace Boston.
  • The Celtics are led by Kemba Walker from beyond the arc. He knocks down 3.2 shots from deep per game.

Heat Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Heat scoring and assists leaderboards with 19.9 points per game and 6.0 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Bam Adebayo is the Miami leader with 10.2 per game.
  • Butler is at the top of Miami’s steals hierarchy with 1.8 steals per game and Adebayo leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Duncan Robinson is tops from three-point range for the Heat, hitting 3.7 threes per game.

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