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NBA Betting - Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Odds and Pick

Miami looks to cover the Heat-Celtics 1.5 point betting spread on Saturday and improve its overall 2-2 mark when they host Boston in NBA basketball action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Miami Heat as 1.5-point underdogs in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 207 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 105-103 result in favor of the Heat. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Heat are 2-2 so far on the NBA season, and 0-3-1 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Boston Celtics, meanwhile, are 3-2 and 4-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Miami go 3-1 and the Celtics go 1-4 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 9 (Miami Heat) and the No. 8 (Celtics) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Miami's No. 15-ranked offense averaging 106.25 PPG, against a Boston Celtics defense that ranks No. 3 at 96 PPG. The Miami Heat field goal percentage has averaged 46.61% so far, more than the Boston Celtics shooters have achieved on the year, 43.27% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston got 27 points from Al Horford en route to a 96-89 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Bradley Center.

Tyler Johnson scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Heat to victory (they lost 117-100 to San Antonio at American Airlines Arena on Wednesday).

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
  • Miami is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
  • Miami is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to San Antonio, Monday, October 30th
Miami home to Minnesota, Monday, October 30th

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