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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/19/2020 Picks Previews and Prediction

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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9-19-2020 Picks Previews and Prediction

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/19/2020 – The Miami Heat still has the Boston Celtics number and took Game 2 again to lead their best-of-seven series at 2-0. Game 3 of this NBA Eastern Conference matchup will happen on Saturday, September 17 and it will be held at the AdventHealth Arena at the Wesley Chapel, Florida. ESPN will hold the exclusive broadcast rights of this game and tip-off will begin at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who want to watch through live streaming, it is available through NBA League Pass subscription or at SofaScore. According to NBA Game Odds, the Boston Celtics will finally take their first win of this series against the Miami Heat.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/19/2020

When: September 19, 2020 8:30 PM ET
Where: AdventHealth Arena, Wesley Chapel, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/19/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics -2.5 (-110) 206.5 o (-110) -140

Miami Heat
+2.5 (-110) 206.5 u (-110) +120
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics blew another double-digit lead and allowing the Miami Heat to catch them and steal Game 2, 101-106. Kemba Walker led the team in scoring with 23 pioints along with seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block. He also had four three-pointers on his stat line. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each had 21 points for the team. Brown had six boards and two assists while Tatum did five rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block. Marcus Smart is the last Celtic to score in double-digit scoring with 14 points and he laso had four rebounds, four assists and two triples.

Players to watch: J. Tatum PF GP 13 GS 13 MIN 40.2 PTS 25.3 OR 1.4 DR 8.6 REB 10 AST 4.3 STL 1 BLK 1.2 TO 2.8 PF 2.3 AST/TO 1.6 PER 21.53

J. Brown SG GP 13 GS 13 MIN 39.2 PTS 20.7 OR 1.3 DR 6 REB 7.3 AST 2 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 2.2 PF 2.9 AST/TO 0.9 PER 15.91

K. Walker PG GP 13 GS 13 MIN 37.6 PTS 19.8 OR 0.3 DR 3.9 REB 4.2 AST 5.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 2.6 PER 17.59.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat has lost only once in the entire playoffs and their dominance in “The Bubble” continues against the Boston Celtics. Goran Dragic was the best scorer for this team and he had 25 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field. He also had five assits, three rebounds and three triples. Bam Adebayo controlled the paint with 21 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block while Duncan Robinson had 18 points and all came from three-pointers. Jimmy Butler came through with the clutch and he finished the game with 14 points and Jae Crowder had 12.

Players to Watch: G. Dragic PG GP 11 GS 11 MIN 35.1 PTS 22.2 OR 1 DR 3.5 REB 4.5 AST 4.6 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.1 PF 3 AST/TO 2.2 PER 19.28

J. Butler SF GP 11 GS 11 MIN 36.1 PTS 20.9 OR 2 DR 3.4 REB 5.4 AST 4.2 STL 2.3 BLK 0.5 TO 3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.4 PER 22.47

B. Adebayo PF GP 11 GS 11 MIN 36 PTS 16.8 OR 2.9 DR 8.1 REB 11 AST 5.1 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.6 PF 2.9 AST/TO 1.9 PER 21.12.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/19/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

Boston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 11 games.
Boston are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Celtics are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games against Miami.
Boston are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 7 games on the road.
Boston are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 10 games this season.
Boston are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Boston are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami’s last 12 games.
Miami are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games against Boston.
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Heat are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games when playing at home against Boston.
Miami are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Miami are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games played on a Saturday.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games played on a Saturday when at home.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward SF Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Miami
Romeo Langford SG Hip is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Miami
Javonte Green PG Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Andre Iguodala SF Back is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Boston
Chris Silva SG Hip is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Miami Heat
49-32-4 Against the Spread 46-36-2
37-47-1 Straight Up 47-35-2
108 Points per Game 112
102 Points Allowed per Game 104
45.91 Offensive FG% 46.67
80.21 Offensive FT% 78.67
36.07 Offensive 3PT% 37.98
43.66 Defensive FG% 44.73
76.96 Defensive FT% 78.04
33.64 Defensive 3PT% 34.74

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics are expected by Top Online Sportsbook to prevail in Game 3 after two heart breaking losses against the Miami Heat. Game 2 should be a wake up call as the Celtics have their backs against the wall.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Celtics as the favored team is at -140 while the Heat are at +120.

ATS: It is 2.5 points between both squads in this game with the Celtics having the -2.5 while the Heat are at +2.5.

TOTALs: The total given for Game 3 is 206.5 points with the Celtics the team going over and the Heat under.

Score Prediction: 108 – 105 Celtics