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Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat – Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Miami Heat are 6-point underdogs heading into Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on Saturday, starting at 8:30 PM ET. The series is tied 1-1. The matchup’s over/under is set at 208.5.

Celtics vs. Heat Predictions

Celtics vs. Heat Betting Odds

Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
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Celtics -6 208.5 points

Celtics vs. Heat Last 10 Games

  • Boston covered the spread six times in its past 10 matchups while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • Boston’s last 10 games saw four go over the total.
  • The past 10 Celtics games averaged 1.0 more point (209.5) than this matchup’s point total.
  • During their past 10 games, the Celtics have scored 1.9 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • Miami has a 7-3 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread six times in those games.
  • The final scores of the past 10 Miami games have gone over the set total four times.
  • The past 10 Heat games averaged 1.2 fewer points (207.3) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Heat have a 109.0 points-per-game average, 1.0 point below their season-long scoring average.

Celtics vs. Heat Betting Trends

  • Boston has covered the spread 54 times in 97 games with a set spread.
  • In games this season when favored by 6 points or more, the Celtics are 19-17-2 against the spread.
  • Boston’s games have gone over the total 47 times out of 99 chances this season.
  • The Celtics make 46.6% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.9 percentage points higher than the Heat have allowed to their opponents (44.7%).
  • In games Boston shoots better than 44.7% from the field, it is 33-14-2 against the spread and 40-9 overall.
  • Miami has covered the spread in a game 57 times this season (57-40-1).
  • In games this season when an underdog by 6 points or more, the Heat are 5-2 against the spread.
  • Miami’s games have gone over the total 52 times out of 99 chances this season.
  • The Heat are shooting 46.7% from the field, 3.3% higher than the 43.4% the Celtics’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Miami has a 43-19 record against the spread and a 47-14 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 43.4% from the field.

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Celtics vs. Heat Over/Under Trends

  • This season, 63 of Boston’s 99 games have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 208.5 points.
  • There have been 63 Miami games that have ended with a combined score higher than 208.5 points this season.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 221.8 points per game, 13.3 points more than the total of 208.5 for this game.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 210.1 points per game, 1.6 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Celtics have seen a 215.7 average over/under in their games this season, 7.2 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.6 points separates the average total points bet in Heat’s games (214.1 points) and this matchup’s over/under (208.5 points).

Celtics Team Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum: 26.9 PTS, 8.0 REB, 45.3 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (230-for-651)
  • Jaylen Brown: 23.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 47.3 FG%, 35.8 3PT% (166-for-464)
  • Marcus Smart: 12.1 PTS, 5.9 AST, 1.7 STL, 41.8 FG%, 33.1 3PT% (119-for-360)
  • Al Horford: 10.2 PTS, 7.7 REB, 1.3 BLK, 46.7 FG%, 33.6 3PT% (89-for-265)
  • Robert Williams III: 10.0 PTS, 9.6 REB, 2.2 BLK, 73.6 FG%

Heat Team Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler: 21.4 PTS, 5.5 AST, 1.6 STL, 48.0 FG%, 23.3 3PT% (27-for-116)
  • Bam Adebayo: 19.1 PTS, 10.1 REB, 1.4 STL, 55.7 FG%
  • Duncan Robinson: 10.9 PTS, 39.9 FG%, 37.2 3PT% (232-for-624)
  • PJ Tucker: 7.6 PTS, 48.4 FG%, 41.5 3PT% (80-for-193)
  • Max Strus: 10.6 PTS, 44.1 FG%, 41.0 3PT% (181-for-442)

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