Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 5/11/2021 Picks Previews and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 5/11/2021 – The Miami Heat was able to do their part of winning a game against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Both teams will be facing each other again this Monday, May 10 and the Heat hopes to complete the sweep. The match starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live via online streaming in NBA League Pass. TNT is granted the broadcast rights and will be putting the game live on television. The Miami Heat having won the first game is given the edge by NBA game odds and it is going to be a tight battle with the Boston Celtics.
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 5/11/2021
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 5/11/2021 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat came in with a great game plan and it worked resulting in a victory over the Boston Celtics on the road, 130-124. Jimmy Butler led the team with a near triple-double of 26 points, 11 assists, eight rebounds and two steals. Duncan Robinson dropped six three-pointers to finish with 22 points along with three rebounds. Bam Adebayo also tallied 20 points and contributed six rebounds, three assists and two steals as well. Veteran forward Trevor Ariza also had a good night doing 19 points while Kendrick Nunn and Tyler Herro each had a dozen points for the team.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 50 GP 50 GS 34 MIN 21.6 PTS 1.8 OR 5.2 DR 7 REB 7.2 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 3.4 AST/TO 26.52 PER
B. Adebayo C 61 GP 61 GS 33.4 MIN 18.9 PTS 2.2 OR 6.7 DR 9 REB 5.3 AST 1.2 STL 1 BLK 2.7 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 22.92 PER
T. Herro PG 50 GP 14 GS 30.4 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.5 OR 4.3 DR 4.8 REB 3.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.28 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics got edged by the Miami Heat during their last game and lost by six points. That loss is crucial and getting over the Heat in the NBA Eastern Conference standings is bleak unless they pull out a victory in this rematch. The team played without Jaylen Brown and filling in was Evan Fournier doing 30 points, eight assists and seven three-pointers while Jayson Tatum did 29 points, six assists and two blocks. Kemba Walker had a fair contribution of 18 points while Marcus Smart and Aaron Nesmith each had 16 points. Tristan Thompson came off the bench with 12 boards.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 61 GP 61 GS 35.9 MIN 26.3 PTS 0.8 OR 6.5 DR 7.3 REB 4.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.22 PER
J. Brown SG 58 GP 58 GS 34.5 MIN 24.7 PTS 1.2 OR 4.8 DR 6 REB 3.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.2 AST/TO 19.99 PER
K. Walker PG 42 GP 42 GS 31.7 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.4 OR 3.5 DR 3.9 REB 5 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.44 PER.
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 5/11/2021 Betting Numbers
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Boston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out indefinitely
Jaylen Brown SF Wrist is out for season
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Boston Celtics really need to win this game but with the way they were defeated during the last matchup, they are now the underdogs in the online sportsbook against the tough Miami Heat.
Moneyline: The Celtics in their home court are given an ML of +100 while the Heat are -120 if they go back-to-back.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points separating both teams on the ATS with the Celtics getting +1.5 while the Heat settle at -1.5.
TOTALs: A total of 219.5 points is pegged for this game with the Heat going over and the Celtics are under.
Score Prediction: 112 – 106, Heat