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Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/11/2021

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics (35-33) have a chance to secure an upset win when they hit the court as only 1.5-point underdogs against Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat (37-31) on Tuesday. A point total of 225 is set for the game.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:30 PM EST
TV Channel: NBCS-BOS

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Heat vs. Celtics Betting Data

Heat vs Celtics Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Heat -1.5 -110 -110 225 -110 -110

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Heat Betting Data

  • Miami holds a losing record against the spread this year, going 31-35-2 ATS.
  • When they are at least 1.5-point favorites, the Heat have a record ATS of 21-22-2.
  • Miami has hit the over the majority of the time, in 36 of 68 games (52.9%).

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Celtics Betting Data

  • Boston has a sub-.500 record against the spread this season: 32-35.
  • The Celtics are 20-21 against the spread when at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • Boston has hit the over in 36 of 67 games this season (53.7%).

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Point Total Insights

  • Miami's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday's matchup total (225 points) in 23 out of 68 opportunities (33.8% of matchups).
  • 37 Boston games this year (54.4% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Tuesday's over/under of 225 points.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 225 is 4.5 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Heat (107.6 points per game) and the Celtics (112.9 points per game).
  • The 219.2 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 5.8 fewer than the 225 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Heat games is 9.5 points fewer than the over/under of 225 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 0.8 points separates this game's over/under (225 points) and the average total points bet in Celtics' games (224.2 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

Miami has won a majority of its last 10 games against Boston, going 6-4, while the Heat have also covered the spread in six of 10 games against the Celtics.

Heat vs Celtics in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
5/9/2021 Celtics Celtics -0.5 222.5 -112 -108 Regular Season 130-124 MIA
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
  • 5/9/2021 DNP -

    Celtics: Jaylen Brown

  • 1/6/2021 DNP - Heat: Kendrick Nunn;

    Celtics: Kemba Walker

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    Heat Players to Watch

    • The leader in points and assists for the Heat is Butler, who scores 21.6 points and distributes 7.2 assists per game.
    • Miami's best rebounder is Bam Adebayo, who averages 9.0 boards per game in addition to his 18.9 PPG average.
    • The Heat get the most three-point shooting production out of Duncan Robinson, who makes 3.5 threes per game.
    • Butler is Miami's leader in steals, averaging 2.1 steals per game, while Adebayo leads them in blocks with 1.0 per contest.

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    Celtics Players to Watch

    • Tatum sits at the top of the Celtics scoring leaderboard with 26.3 points per game. He also pulls down 7.3 rebounds and averages 4.4 assists per game.
    • Tristan Thompson puts up a stat line of 8.3 rebounds, 7.6 points and 1.3 assists per game for Boston to take the top rebound spot on the team. Marcus Smart has the top spot for assists with 5.7 per game, adding 13.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per matchup.
    • Kemba Walker is dependable from deep and leads the Celtics with 2.9 made threes per game.
    • Smart (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for Boston while Robert Williams III (1.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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    Injury Report

    Heat:

    Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)

    Celtics:

    Jaylen Brown: Out For Season (Wrist),

    Robert Williams III: Out (Foot)

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