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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021 Spread Picks and Game Analysis

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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1-6-2021 Spread Picks and Game Analysis

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

When: Wednesday, January 6, 7:30 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 1/6/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics +3.5 (-110) 218 o (-110) +135
Miami Heat -3.5 (-110) 218 u (-110) -162
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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

Trends

Boston Celtics

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Celtics are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Miami.
Boston is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games this season.
Boston is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Celtics are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in January.

Miami Heat

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games.
Their total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games this season.
Miami is 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Miami is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Heat are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing as the favorite.
Miami is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games played on a Wednesday when playing at home.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Jeff Teague PG Ankle missed last game, is “?” Wednesday vs Miami
Kemba Walker PG Knee is out indefinitely
Marcus Smart PG Thumb is “?” Wednesday vs Miami
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Miami
Javonte Green PG Quarantine is out indefinitely

Miami Heat

Moe Harkless SF Forearm is “?” Wednesday vs Boston

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Miami Heat
4-4-0 Against the Spread 3-3-0
5-3-0 Straight Up 2-4-0
113 Points per Game 106
112 Points Allowed per Game 108
48.86 Offensive FG% 48.54
74.1 Offensive FT% 75
40.16 Offensive 3PT% 36
47.26 Defensive FG% 43.52
78.19 Defensive FT% 75.18
36.88 Defensive 3PT% 37.5

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