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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/23/2020 Odds Previews and Prediction

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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9-23-2020 Odds Previews and Prediction

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/23/2020 – The Boston Celtics finally registered their first win of the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs in Game 3. They now hope to equalize the series in Game 4 which will happen this Wednesday, September 23. It will be held inside “The Bubble” at the AdventHealth Arena located in Wesley Chapel, Florida. ESPN will bring live coverage to television and it will start at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass and SofaScore are the places to catch the online live stream of the game. It is seen by NBA Betting that the Boston Celtics will even up the series against the Miami Heat after Game 4.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/23/2020

When: September 23, 2020 8:30 PM ET
Where: AdventHealth Arena, Wesley Chapel, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/23/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics -3 (-110) 210.5 o (-110) -155

Miami Heat
+3 (-110) 210.5 u (-110) +135
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics finally figured out the Miami Heat puzzle and wone by a wide 11 points in Game 3, 117-106. Jaylen Brown led the team in scoring with 26 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three steals and a block. It was Jayson Tatum that was the huge x-factor in the game as he stuffed up the stat sheet with 25 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists and two three-point shots while Kemba Walker finished with 21 points, six rebounds and two assists. Marcus Smart also delivered with 20 points, six assists and four rebounds but Celtics fans are also rejoicing the return of Gordon Hayward in this game.

Players to Watch: J. Tatum PF GP 14 GS 14 MIN 40.2 PTS 25.3 OR 1.4 DR 8.9 REB 10.3 AST 4.6 STL 0.9 BLK 1.1 TO 2.7 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.7 PER 21.5

J. Brown SG GP 14 GS 14 MIN 39.4 PTS 21.1 OR 1.4 DR 5.9 REB 7.3 AST 2.2 STL 1.5 BLK 0.6 TO 2.2 PF 3 AST/TO 1 PER 16.72

K. Walker PG GP 14 GS 14 MIN 37.9 PTS 19.9 OR 0.3 DR 4.1 REB 4.4 AST 4.9 STL 1 BLK 0.5 TO 2.1 PF 2.1 AST/TO 2.3 PER 16.98.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat had no answer to the Boston Celtics this time and they dropped the first game of the series. Bam Adebayo was the team’s best player doing 27 points, 16 rebounds, three steals and two blocks while rookie Tyler Herro came off the bench with 22 points, four rebounds and four assists. Jimmy Butler had a modest night finishing the game with 17 points, eight rebounds and two blocks. Duncan Robinson shot four-of-eight from the three point arc to chip in with 13 points. Jae Crowder and Goran Dragic also contributed in double-figures as they had 10 and 11 points each.

Players to watch: G. Dragic PG GP 12 GS 12 MIN 34.5 PTS 21.3 OR 0.9 DR 3.3 REB 4.3 AST 4.7 STL 0.9 BLK 0.2 TO 2.3 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2 PER 17.81

J. Butler SF GP 12 GS 12 MIN 36.2 PTS 20.6 OR 2.1 DR 3.5 REB 5.6 AST 4.1 STL 2.1 BLK 0.6 TO 3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.4 PER 21.86

B. Adebayo PF GP 12 GS 12 MIN 36.2 PTS 17.7 OR 3 DR 8.4 REB 11.4 AST 4.8 STL 1.2 BLK 1 TO 2.7 PF 3 AST/TO 1.8 PER 22.21.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 9/23/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston’s last 16 games.
Boston are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games.
Boston are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games against Miami.
Celtics are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games against Miami.
Boston are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Boston are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Boston are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games.
Heat are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games.
Miami are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Miami are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games when playing at home against Boston.
Heat are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Miami are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami’s last 8 games played on a Wednesday.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games when playing as the underdog.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out for season

Miami Heat

Chris Silva SG Hip is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Miami Heat
50-32-4 Against the Spread 46-37-2
38-47-1 Straight Up 48-35-2
108 Points per Game 112
102 Points Allowed per Game 105
45.98 Offensive FG% 46.55
80.3 Offensive FT% 78.78
36.05 Offensive 3PT% 37.75
43.62 Defensive FG% 44.82
77.1 Defensive FT% 78.18
33.53 Defensive 3PT% 34.74

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics are a team that looks in control with Gordon Hayward back in the roster. They have turned the tables against the Miami Heat with Top Online Sportsbook has them as the underdogs in Game 4 and are expected to tie the series at 2-2.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Celtics for this game is at -155 while the Heat are given a +135 if they pull another upset.

ATS: It is just three points between both teams across the spread with the Celtics at -3 and the Heat take the +3.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach in Game 4 is 210.5 points with the Celtics going over and the Heat the team under.

Score Prediction: 107 – 103 Celtics