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21 April 2024 - 13:00 

- Eastern Conference First Round

USA - NBA

Boston Celtics
VS
Miami Heat

Prediction :

Over 209.0

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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Prediction & Betting Tips - NBA

 by Devesh Jaganath | in NBA Prediction

The Boston Celtics will play host to the Miami Heat at TD Garden in the NBA Playoffs – First Round East on Sunday. The hosts enter the playoffs as the number one seed while the visitors are the eighth seed. 

Boston Celtics currently hold the best record in the NBA and are determined to avenge last season's Eastern Conference Finals loss to Miami, which ended in a 4-3 series defeat. Following an exceptional regular season, the Celtics emerge as the clear frontrunners to secure a spot in the NBA Finals from the Eastern Conference. Ending the regular season on a high note, Boston won seven of their last ten games, concluding with a 132-122 victory over the Wizards. Payton Pritchard showcased his prowess with an impressive stat line of 38 points, 12 assists, and nine rebounds, while Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk contributed 26 points and five assists. With key players like Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown rested, the Celtics are expected to field their full-strength lineup. Throughout the season, Boston has excelled on both offense and defense, ranking second in scoring offense with an average of 120.6 points per game and fifth in scoring defense, allowing 109.2 points per game. However, uncertainties loom over the availability of Jrue Holiday and Al Horford for this matchup.

The Miami Heat are no strangers to the No. 8 seed, having occupied the same position last season. They made waves by becoming just the sixth No. 8 seed in NBA history to upset the No. 1 seed in the first round, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks in five games. Ending the regular season on a strong note, Miami won seven of their last ten games, capped by a convincing 112-91 victory over the Bulls in their final outing. Tyler Herro led the charge with an impressive performance, tallying 24 points, ten rebounds, and nine assists, while Jaime Jaquez Jr contributed 21 points, six assists, and six rebounds. Offensively, the Heat average 110.1 points per game, which is 0.9 points more than what Boston typically allows. However, their defensive prowess shines through, as they rank second in the NBA, conceding just 108.1 points per game. Jimmy Butler serves as the heart and soul of the Heat, acting as their best player, leader, and clutch performer. Unfortunately, Butler is expected to be sidelined for several weeks due to a right MCL injury.

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The Best Betting Odds for Boston Celtics v Miami Heat Match

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1.09 8
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1.05 7.5
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Who will win the Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Basketball game?

The best winner predictions and betting odds for the Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat game on 4/21/24 of the current NBA season:

  • Boston Celtics has a 70.29% chance to pick up the win against Miami Heat according to Bet365 ⭐ with the odds of 1.09.
  • There is a probability of 29.71% ⭐ for Miami Heat to win vs Boston Celtics with odds of 8 at Bet365.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Form

Boston Celtics and Miami Heat Last Matches

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics Last matches
W W L L W W
Victories

4/6 (67%)

Defeats

2/6 (33%)

14 Apr 2024 - NBA

Boston Celtics
132 :  122
Washington Wizards

12 Apr 2024 - NBA

Boston Celtics
131 :  98
Charlotte Hornets

11 Apr 2024 - NBA

Boston Celtics
109 :  118
New York Knicks

9 Apr 2024 - NBA

Milwaukee Bucks
104 :  91
Boston Celtics

7 Apr 2024 - NBA

Boston Celtics
124 :  107
Portland Trail Blazers

5 Apr 2024 - NBA

Boston Celtics
101 :  100
Sacramento Kings
Miami Heat
Miami Heat Last matches
W L W W L W
Victories

4/6 (67%)

Defeats

2/6 (33%)

19 Apr 2024 - NBA

Miami Heat
112 :  91
Chicago Bulls

17 Apr 2024 - NBA

Philadelphia 76ers
105 :  104
Miami Heat

14 Apr 2024 - NBA

Miami Heat
118 :  103
Toronto Raptors

12 Apr 2024 - NBA

Miami Heat
125 :  103
Toronto Raptors

10 Apr 2024 - NBA

Miami Heat
92 :  111
Dallas Mavericks

9 Apr 2024 - NBA

Atlanta Hawks
111 :  117
Miami Heat

Boston Celtics against Miami Heat : Head to Head (H2H)

Boston Celtics

67 %

Miami Heat

33 %

11 Feb 2024 - NBA

Miami Heat
106 :  110
Boston Celtics

25 Jan 2024 - NBA

Miami Heat
110 :  143
Boston Celtics

27 Oct 2023 - NBA

Boston Celtics
119 :  111
Miami Heat

8 Jul 2023 - NBA Summer League

Boston Celtics
88 :  99
Miami Heat

29 May 2023 - NBA

Boston Celtics
84 :  103
Miami Heat

27 May 2023 - NBA

Miami Heat
103 :  104
Boston Celtics

Players list

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
J. Brown J. Tatum K. Porzingis J. Holiday D. White
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
B. Adebayo T. Herro C. Martin N. Jovic J. Jaquez

Substitutes

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
N. Queta O. Brissett A. Horford S. Mykhailiuk S. Hauser P. Pritchard J. Springer X. Tillman J. Walsh
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
K. Love T. Bryant O. Robinson T. Rozier J. Richardson D. Wright P. Mills H. Highsmith J. Butler D. Robinson

Boston Celtics - Miami Heat Key Points

  1. The 209 line has been covered in four of the Heat’s last five away games
  2. The 209 line has been covered in nine of the Celtics’ last ten home games
  3. The Celtics are the league’s second-highest-scoring team
  4. The 209 line has been covered in each of the last three games between these sides
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Our Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Prediction

The Celtics have improved immensely this season and will be out for revenge here, having lost to the opponent last season. In addition, the Heat are set to be without Jimmy Butler, who has been the best player for Miami this season. Boston are worthy favourites, but with this being game one, it’s difficult to draw any definitive conclusions just yet; therefore, we’ll steer clear of this massive Boston line for the time being and instead go with the achievable over. Our Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat prediction: Over 209.0

Prediction :

Over 209.0

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