Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 25

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 25, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Celtics are -2.5 favorites vs. the Heat
  • Total (Over/Under): 203.5 points
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:30pm EDT
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The Boston Celtics visit FTX Arena to take on the Miami Heat on May 25. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30pm EDT in Miami.

The Celtics are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Celtics are 52-41 against the spread, while the Heat are 55-41 against the spread.

The Celtics vs Heat Over/Under is 203.5 total points for the game.


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Celtics vs. Heat Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Boston Celtics-2.5 -110O 203.5 -115-145
Miami Heat +2.5 -110U 203.5 -115120

Against the spread this NBA season, the Celtics have gone:

  • 52-41 against the Spread (+6.9 Units / 6.47% ROI)
  • 61-36 against the Moneyline (-0.8 Units / -0.32% ROI)
  • 48-48 against the Over for game total points (-4.8 Units / -4.5% ROI)
  • 48-48 against the Under for game total points (-4.8 Units / -4.5% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 27 of their last 35 away games (+21.64 Units / 56% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have hit the 1H Moneyline in 25 of their last 31 away games (+19.68 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 24 of their last 31 away games (+17.36 Units / 51% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 56 of their last 93 games (+15.14 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the Spread in 30 of their last 47 away games (+13.50 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 37 of their last 90 games (-19.67 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 40 of their last 97 games (-18.06 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Team Total Under in 12 of their last 37 away games (-14.67 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the Game Total Under in 14 of their last 39 games (-13.50 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 14 of their last 39 away games (-13.43 Units / -31% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Heat have gone:

    • 55-41 against the Spread (+9.75 Units / 9.12% ROI)
    • 63-34 against the Moneyline (+17.45 Units / 6.92% ROI)
    • 54-43 against the Over for game total points (+6.7 Units / 6.28% ROI)
    • 43-54 against the Under for game total points (-16.4 Units / -15.37% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 50 of their last 76 games (+21.43 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the Moneyline in 56 of their last 85 games (+18.30 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have covered the 3Q Spread in 58 of their last 97 games (+15.97 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 26 games (+13.40 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 55 of their last 96 games (+11.66 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 34 of their last 92 games (-29.95 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 39 of their last 96 games (-21.06 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the Game Total Under in 39 of their last 92 games (-19.30 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the Team Total Under in 39 of their last 92 games (-16.75 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 9 of their last 32 games (-16.44 Units / -47% ROI)
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    Boston Celtics: Keys to the Game vs. the Miami Heat

    Miami Heat: Keys to the Game vs. the Boston Celtics

    The Heat are 27-10 (.730) when shooting 80% or better from the free throw line this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .555

    The Heat are 19-7 (.731) when they win the turnover margin this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .561

    The Heat are 23-8 (.742) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent this season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .535

    The Heat are 12-4 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

    Injury Report: Heat vs. CelticsMay 25‘s Game, May 25

  • Max Strus (Heat): Strus is questionable for Wednesday’s (May 25) game against Boston.
  • Kyle Lowry (Heat): Lowry is questionable for Wednesday’s (May 25) game against Boston.
  • P.J. Tucker (Heat): Tucker is questionable for Wednesday’s (May 25) game against Boston.
  • Gabe Vincent (Heat): Vincent is questionable for Wednesday’s (May 25) game against Boston.
  • Tyler Herro (Heat): Herro is questionable for Wednesday’s (May 25) game against Boston.
  • Robert Williams III (Celtics): Williams III is questionable for Wednesday (May 25) game against Miami.
  • Marcus Smart (Celtics): Smart did not play in Monday’s (May 23) game against Miami.
  • Sam Hauser (Celtics): Hauser is expected to miss a few weeks, according to John Karalis the Boston Sports Journal.
  • Boston Celtics Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Celtics had 20.6 free throw attempts per game last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

    The Celtics are shooting 82% from the free throw line (773/946) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 77%

    The Celtics averaged 1.33 points per shot (4,061 points/3,058 shots) in the second half last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

    The Celtics have averaged 10.5 offensive rebounds per game (1,244 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

    Miami Heat Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Heat averaged 8.0 offensive rebounds per game (579 rebounds/72 games) last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 9.8

    The Heat are shooting 37% from three (605/1,617) this season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

    The Heat have made 605 three-pointers this season — 7th most among NBA teams

    The Heat attempted 2,606 threes last season — 10th most among NBA teams

    Boston Celtics Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Celtics have blocked 259 shots this season — 4th most among NBA teams

    The Celtics have averaged 5.4 blocks per game (315 blocks/58 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Celtics blocked 374 shots last season — 6th most among NBA teams

    The Celtics have blocked 633 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams

    Miami Heat Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Heat have averaged 3.6 blocks per game (217 blocks/61 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Heat have averaged 3.7 blocks per game (436 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

    The Heat have averaged 3.3 blocks per game (150 blocks/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Heat averaged 4.0 blocks per game (286 blocks/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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