Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 5/25/2023 – Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics will occur Thursday night. The Miami Heat is leading the series, having won three games so far, with an overall 44-38. The Boston Celtics are 57-25 on the table with one victory in this particular set. The Heat is not ready to lose another game in this series and will try their best to win here. However, the Boston Celtics have finally found their mojo and will be winning here, according to the best NBA Eastern Conference finals odds.
|When:||Thursday, May 25, 8:30 PM ET|
|Where:||TD Garden Boston, MA|
Short term memory. Our minds are on Game 5. pic.twitter.com/lMl1oS1yqk
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) May 24, 2023
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat broke their three-game winning streak in the latest game with a 115-99 defeat. The Heat scores an average of 113.8 points in each game with 47.7 percent shooting. The Miami offense in this basketball season is being led by Jimmy Butler, who is dunking 29.9 points in every game with 6.9 boards, while Caleb Martin is contributing with 4.9 boards per matchup. On defense, the Heat allows their opponents to score an average of 109.1 points in each game, with 45.9 percent shooting.
Wheels up for Game 5️⃣ pic.twitter.com/piZCuwWg7D
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) May 24, 2023
Players to watch: Jimmy Butler SF 14 GP 14 GS 38.9 MIN 29.9 PTS 2.1 OR 4.7 DR 6.9 REB 5.6 AST 2.1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.1 TO 1.8 PF 2.6 AST/TO, Bam Adebayo C 15 GP 15 GS 34.7 MIN 17.6 PTS 2.4 OR 6.5 DR 8.9 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 3.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO, Gabe Vincent PG 15 GP 15 GS 30.8 MIN 13.1 PTS 0.3 OR 1.3 DR 1.6 REB 4.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 3 PF 2.5 AST/TO.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics suffered back-to-back losses in this set but finally broke through in the last matchup against the Miami Heat. The Celtics score an average of 114.2 points in each game, with 48.3 percent shooting. The Boston offense in this NBA season is being headed by Jayson Tatum, who is dunking an average of 28.1 points in each game with 10.5 boards per matchup. Defense-wise, the Celtics allow opponents to score an average of 109.9 points in each game with 45.6 percent shooting.
rest up, we've got a big game tomorrow night ☘️ pic.twitter.com/P3WRAiFCFO
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 25, 2023
Players to watch: Jayson Tatum SF 17 GP 17 GS 39.6 MIN 28.1 PTS 1.2 OR 9.3 DR 10.5 REB 5 AST 1 STL 1.1 BLK 2.8 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO, Jaylen Brown SG 17 GP 17 GS 37.2 MIN 22.8 PTS 1.1 OR 4.4 DR 5.4 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 3.1 TO 3 PF 1.1 AST/TO, Marcus Smart PG 17 GP 17 GS 33.6 MIN 14.4 PTS 1.1 OR 3.1 DR 4.2 REB 5.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.9 PF 2.5 AST/TO.
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Betting Numbers
Miami are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Miami’s last 15 games.
Miami are 4-1 SU in their last five games.
Miami is 5-1 ATS in their last six games against Boston.
Heat are 5-1 SU in their last six games against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Miami’s last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston’s last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last seven games against Miami.
Total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last seven games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last five games when playing at home against Miami.
Boston is 2-4 ATS in their last six games against an opponent in the Southeast Division.
Boston is 8-1 SU in their last nine games played on a Thursday.
Victor Oladipo SG Is out for the season, Knee
Tyler Herro SG Is out indefinitely, Hand.
Danilo Gallinari SF Is out indefinitely, ACL
|31-49-2||Against the Spread||45-36-1|
|109||Points per Game||117|
|–||Points Allowed per Game||–|
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Miami Heat will try their best to assert dominance in this set but will have a challenging game here. The Celtics are tired of losing and will seek to build on their previous win. The best NBA betting predictions favor the Boston Celtics to win in this matchup. Sign up today to make your NBA betting prediction!
Moneyline: +250 is the ML set for the Heat in this game, and the ML set for the Celtics is -300
Spread: A spread of +8 (-110) is out for Heat, and a spread of -8 (-110) is out for Celtics.
TOTALs: 215.5 o (-110) will go over for the Heat, and the same will go under for the Celtics.
Score Prediction: 116-108 Celtics win.