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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/9/2021

The Boston Celtics (35-32) are slight favorites against the Miami Heat (36-31) on May 9, 2021 in a game expected to be a close matchup. Boston and Jayson Tatum are a 1-point favorite against Jimmy Butler and Miami. A point total of 221.5 is set for the game.

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Time: 1:00 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN

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Celtics vs. Heat Betting Data

Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Celtics -1 -110 -110 221.5 -110 -110

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Celtics Betting Data

  • Boston has a losing 32-34 record against the spread this season.
  • When they play as at least 1-point favorites, the Celtics have a record ATS of 20-22.
  • Boston and its opponents have hit the over in 53% of games (35 out of 66 matchups).

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Heat Betting Data

  • Miami has a losing (30-35-2) record against the spread this season.
  • The Heat have a losing record (22-23-2) when they're at least 1-point underdogs.
  • Miami hit the over in 52.2% of its games (35 of 67 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • In Boston's matchups this season, the Celtics and their opponents have exceeded Sunday's point total of 221.5 points 39 times (58.2% of opportunities).
  • 23 Miami games this year (34.3% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Sunday's over/under of 221.5 points.
  • The Celtics average 112.7 points per game against the Heat's 107.3, totaling 1.5 points under the game's total of 221.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 218.6 points per game, 2.9 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • On average, the Celtics have seen a 223.8 over/under in their games this season, 2.3 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 6.6 points separates this matchup's over/under (221.5 points) and the average total points bet in Heat's games (214.9 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

Boston and Miami have each won five games over the last 10 head-to-head matchups,

Celtics vs Heat in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/6/2021 Heat Heat -2.5 218 -137 114 Regular Season 107-105 BOS
9/27/2020 Celtics Heat -3 215.5 -149 125 Playoffs 125-113 MIA
9/25/2020 Celtics Celtics -3.5 213.5 -160 133 Playoffs 121-108 BOS
9/23/2020 Celtics Heat -3.5 211.5 -162 134 Playoffs 112-109 MIA
9/19/2020 Celtics Heat -3.5 208.5 -174 144 Playoffs 117-106 BOS
9/17/2020 Celtics Celtics -2.5 208 -143 120 Playoffs 106-101 MIA
9/15/2020 Celtics Celtics -1.5 209 -123 103 Playoffs 117-114 MIA
8/4/2020 Celtics Heat -4.5 218.5 -199 164 Regular Season 112-106 MIA
1/28/2020 Heat Heat -1.5 219 -123 103 Regular Season 109-101 BOS
12/4/2019 Celtics Celtics -5.5 209 -221 180 Regular Season 112-93 BOS
  • 1/6/2021 DNP - Celtics: Kemba Walker; Heat: Kendrick Nunn
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    Celtics Players to Watch

    • The Celtics scoring leader is Tatum, who averages 26.3 per contest to go with 7.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists.
    • Tristan Thompson is Boston's leading rebounder, pulling down 8.2 per game, while Marcus Smart is its best passer, averaging 5.7 assists in each contest.
    • Kemba Walker leads the Celtics in three-point shooting, making an average of 3.0 shots per game from beyond the arc.
    • Smart is Boston's leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Robert Williams III leads them in blocks with 1.8 per contest.

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    Heat Players to Watch

    • Butler collects 21.6 points and adds 7.2 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Heat's leaderboards in those statistics.
    • Bam Adebayo is at the top of the Miami rebounding leaderboard with 9.0 rebounds per game. He also scores 18.9 points and adds 5.4 assists per game.
    • Duncan Robinson is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Heat, hitting 3.4 threes per game.
    • Miami's leader in steals is Butler with 2.1 per game, and its leader in blocks is Adebayo with 1.1 per game.

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    Injury Report

    Celtics: Jaylen Brown: Day To Day (Ankle), Robert Williams III: Day To Day (Foot)

    Heat: Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee), Andre Iguodala: Day To Day (Thigh)

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