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Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 9/15/2020 Picks Previews and Game Analysis

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Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 9-15-2020 Picks Previews and Game Analysis

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 9/15/2020 – The NBA Eastern Conference is down to two teams with the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics engaging in a best-of-seven who will move on to the NBA Finals. Game 1 will begin on Tuesday, September 15 and it will be held inside “The Bubble” at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. The official broadcast partner will be ESPN and the live telecast will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass and SofaScore are the places to catch online live streaming. This is expected to be a battle an NBA Betting sees the Boston Celtics carry a slight advantage over the Miami Heat.

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 9/15/2020

When: September 15, 2020 6:30 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 9/15/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat +1.5 (-110) 210.5 o (-110) +105

Boston Celtics
-1.5 (-110) 210.5 u (-110) -125
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Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat are now considered the giant slayers after putting down the Milwaukee Bucks in six games. They are riding on the leadership of Jimmy Butler and acquiring the brash guard has already paid dividends for the team. He has good backing from Goran Dragic who comes off the bench and he is a 20-point threat for his opponents every night. Bam Adebayo’s inside play has also become a huge factor and will be expected to establish that presence against Daniel Theis and Enes Kanter. Meanwhile, Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson have been more than expected from the rookies.

Players to watch: J. Butler SF GP 9 GS 9 MIN 35.3 PTS 21.8 OR 2 DR 3.6 REB 5.6 AST 4.2 STL 2.1 BLK 0.6 TO 3.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 1.3 PER 23.58

G. Dragic PG GP 9 GS 9 MIN 34.7 PTS 21.1 OR 1.1 DR 3.3 REB 4.4 AST 4.7 STL 1.2 BLK 0.1 TO 2.2 PF 3 AST/TO 2.1 PER 18.05

B. Adebayo PF GP 9 GS 9 MIN 35.3 PTS 16.2 OR 3.1 DR 8.6 REB 11.7 AST 4.8 STL 0.9 BLK 0.8 TO 2.7 PF 3 AST/TO 1.8 PER 20.93.

Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics survived the Toronto Raptors in a grueling seven-game series to earn their spot in the NBA Eastern Conference. Jayson Tatum had been on-and-off in the last playoff series but when he is on, he can bring the Celtics to the NBA Finals. Jaylen Brown’s confidence and demeanor have been the team’s barometer and the more he plays better, the Celtics become more unstoppable. Gambling on Kemba Walker during the offseason has become a very bright move for the team and expect Marcus Smart to become a huge factor in this upcoming series.

Players to Watch: J. Tatum PF GP 11 GS 11 MIN 39.8 PTS 25.3 OR 1.5 DR 8.5 REB 10.1 AST 4.3 STL 0.8 BLK 1.2 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 1.7 PER 21.69

J. Brown SG GP 11 GS 11 MIN 38.7 PTS 21 OR 0.9 DR 6.7 REB 7.6 AST 2 STL 1.5 BLK 0.6 TO 2.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 0.8 PER 15.7

K. Walker PG GP 11 GS 11 MIN 37.5 PTS 19.6 OR 0.2 DR 3.9 REB 4.1 AST 5.3 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 3.2 PER 18.46.

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics 9/15/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami’s last 10 games.
Miami are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
Miami are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games against Boston.
Heat are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Boston.
Miami are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Miami are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Miami are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games when playing as the underdog.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 9 games.
Boston are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games at home.
Boston are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston’s last 13 games this season.
Boston are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Celtics are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Boston are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played in September.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Chris Silva SG Hip is out indefinitely

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Vincent Poirier C Personal is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Miami
Javonte Green PG Knee is doubtful Tuesday vs Miami

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Boston Celtics
44-36-2 Against the Spread 49-30-4
46-34-2 Straight Up 36-46-1
112 Points per Game 108
104 Points Allowed per Game 100
46.67 Offensive FG% 45.93
78.72 Offensive FT% 80.08
37.9 Offensive 3PT% 36.07
44.73 Defensive FG% 43.62
77.88 Defensive FT% 76.98
34.72 Defensive 3PT% 33.51

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics have the numbers to be the favorites by Top Online Sportsbook in this series and moving on to the NBA Finals but expect a very huge challenge from the Miami Heat as they can surely come up with some surprises and if they are not careful, an upset can definitely happen.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Heat for this matchup is at +105 while the Boston Celtics are at -125.

ATS: The total spread for this matchup is just 1.5 points. Celtics are at -1.5 while the Heat are given a +1.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 210.5 in Game 1. Celtics are the team going under and the Heat are over.

Score Prediction: 102 – 96 Celtics