English
Menu
Matchups

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Celtics visit Heat in NBA clash

Boston CelticsMiami Heat
May 11, 7:00 PM | AmericanAirlines Arena

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Odds

56-26TEAM RECORD58-24

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Celtics travelling to Miami Wednesday to face the Heat on Wednesday.

The Heat sport records of 58-24 and 39-42-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Celtics sit at 56-26 and 38-42-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 41-40-1 for the Heat and 37-44-1 for the Celtics.

View Boston vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 181.5 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 3 (Heat) and the No. 12 (Celtics) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 104-101 result in favor of the Heat is predicted by handicapping models.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 102.1 PPG, against a Celtics defense that ranks No. 1 at 91.1 PPG. The Heat field goal percentage has averaged 48.1% so far, less than the Celtics shooters have achieved on the year, 48.6% per game.

Defensively, the Celtics feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 90.9 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.

The Heat were a 98-90 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Celtics. They covered the 1.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (188) made winners of OVER bettors. LeBron James poured in 35 points for Miami on Monday, as they defeated Boston 98-90 at TD Garden.

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Celtics at Heat trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
Boston is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
Miami is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games

Next up:
Boston home to Miami, Friday, May 13
Miami at Boston, Friday, May 13

Comments