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Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Preview & Picks – Boston To Cover In Game 7 Showdown

28 May 2022
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Leigh Copson 28 May 2022
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  • Boston Celtics at Miami Heat picks for Sunday, May 29
  • Matchup gets underway at 20:30 ET at FTX Arena
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    Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Preview & Picks
  • Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Preview & Picks
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  • Boston Celtics at Miami Heat FAQs

Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Preview & Picks


Boston are tipped to cover and win Game 7.

The Celtics passed up the chance to clinch at home, but have been strong on the road in the playoffs.

They have piled up wins and covers away from TD Garden and are backed to keep that run going.

  • Boston Celtics are 20-6-1 ATS in their last 27 road games
  • Boston Celtics are 6-2 on the road in the playoffs
  • Boston Celtics are 7-1-0 ATS on the road in the playoffs
  • Boston Celtics are 3-1 in Miami this season
  • Boston Celtics are 3-1-0 ATS in Miami this season
  • Miami Heat are 3-7-0 ATS in their last 10 playoff games as a betting underdog
  • 2 of the last 3 meetings have produced under 197.0 total points
  • The Under has hit in 7 of Miami’s last 10 home games

Head To Head


  • Miami Heat won 111-103 in Game 6
  • This NBA playoff series is tied 3-3
  • Boston Celtics lead the all-time series 91-67

Boston Celtics Form


Boston failed to clinch the Eastern Conference Finals series at home so they now must do it on the road.

The Celtics made a losing start to the series, falling to a 118-107 defeat in Miami, but they rebounded to take three of the next four games.

They blew out the Heat 127-102 in Florida before returning home to lose 109-103 in Game 3.

Boston bounced back to win 108-82 in the next meeting and then took control of the series with a 93-80 win in Miami.

However, they failed to seal the series in Game 6, losing 111-103 at the TD Garden on Friday night.

Despite the loss Jayson Tatum had a solid individual performance, putting up 30 points to go along with nine rebounds.

Jaylen Brown had 20 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals, while Marcus Smart had 14 points and Robert Williams 12 points.

Derrick White contributed 22 points, five assists, three rebounds and three steals off the bench.

Miami Heat Form


Miami avoided exiting the playoffs on the road on Friday night, but they must now win at home in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Heat opened the series with a 118-107 home win against Boston, before dropping the second game 127-102.

Their response was to regain the series lead with a 109-103 victory on the road.

However, they put themselves behind the 8-Ball after that, losing their next two games to put them on the brink of an exit.

They lost 102-82 on the road before returning home for a 93-80 defeat, but with their backs to the wall they registered a huge 111-103 win in Boston in Game 6.

Jimmy Butler exploded back into life after a couple of quiet games, pouring in 47 points to go along with nine rebounds, eight assists and four steals.

Kyle Lowry combined 18 points with 10 assists in a double double, while Max Strus and PJ Tucker combined for 24 points and seven rebounds.

Boston Celtics at Miami Heat FAQs

Where can I watch the Boston Celtics at Miami Heat live stream?

You can watch the Boston Celtics at Miami Heat stream by using ExpressVPN.

What is the Boston Celtics at Miami Heat start time?

The Boston Celtics at Miami Heat game is set to tip-off at 20:30 ET.

Verdict

Boston blew it in Game 6, but it took a monster game from Jimmy Butler to keep Miami in it.

The Celtics are backed to get the job done in Game 7 though – they have been excellent on the road.

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Value Bet: Under 197.0 Total Points @-111.11 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
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