Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021 Spread Picks and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021 – This is the rematch between both teams since the NBA Eastern Conference Finals and fans are expecting the same intensity heading to this game. The Boston Celtics are scheduled to take on the Miami Heat this coming Wednesday, January 6 and it will be at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and the live telecast can be found on NBA TV while the online live stream is at NBA League Pass. The NBA Eastern Conference Champions Miami Heat is expected by NBA Betting Lines to win this game against the Boston Celtics.
Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021
Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics are entering this game on back-to-back wins against the Detroit Pistons and the latest was a 12-point victory over the Toronto Raptors. Jayson Tatum erupted with 40 points along with six rebounds, two assists, and two blocks while the big surprise was Payton Pritchard stepping up by coming off the bench with 23 points, eight assists, and two triples. Jaylen Brown chipped in with 19 points, five rebounds, and three assists while three other Celtics from the second unit each had double-digit scoring. The team looks more intact and cerebral in closing their games so far.
Players to watch: J. Brown SG 8 GP 8 GS 34 MIN 26.9 PTS 1 OR 3.6 DR 4.6 REB 3.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.9 TO 2.8 PF 1.1 AST/TO 25.84 PER
J. Tatum PF 8 GP 8 GS 34.3 MIN 26.3 PTS 0.4 OR 7.3 DR 7.6 REB 4 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.3 TO 1.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 24.09 PER
M. Smart PG 7 GP 7 GS 33.1 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 1.6 DR 2.3 REB 6.7 AST 1.6 STL 0.9 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 3.6 AST/TO 15.87 PER.
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat had a few slips but managed to keep their head above water with a record of 3-3 going to this game against the Boston Celtics. Their most recent win was with the Oklahoma City Thunder and prevailed by 28 points, 118-90. Bam Adebayo dominated with 20 points, eight rebounds and shot 90% from the field. Kelly Okynyk had a good time at the starting five with 19 points, eight rebounds, and five three-pointers. Jimmy Butler was not far behind with 18 points while Duncan Robinson tallied 12 points. This team clicks on their Doberman-style of defending their opponents as the game was decided early.
Players to Watch: B. Adebayo C 6 GP 6 GS 31.3 MIN 19.2 PTS 1.2 OR 6.8 DR 8 REB 4.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 3.5 TO 2.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 23.5 PER
T. Herro SG 6 GP 6 GS 32.5 MIN 14.3 PTS 0.2 OR 6.2 DR 6.3 REB 4.7 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 2.3 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 12.55 PER
G. Dragic PG 6 GP 0 GS 23.3 MIN 13.8 PTS 0.3 OR 2.3 DR 2.7 REB 5.5 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 2.8 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.92 PER.
Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games.
Jeff Teague PG Ankle missed last game, is “?” Wednesday vs Miami
Moe Harkless SF Forearm is “?” Wednesday vs Boston
Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Betting Picks
The Miami Heat may have struggled for the past games but history is telling that they are the best bet according to Best Sportsbook to win over the Boston Celtics. This will be close and expect it to be the best-watched basketball game of the day.
Moneyline: The Celtics are coming in this game with an ML of +135 while the Heat is at -162.
ATS: It is 3.5 points on the spread between both teams with the Celtics at +3.5 while the Heat is on the better side with -3.5.
TOTALs: It is 218 points on the total for this match as the Heat is the team going under while the Celtics are over.
Score Prediction: 112 – 111 Heat