On Sunday, May 11, the Boston Celtics will host the Miami Heat in a very exciting game. Both teams have an almost equal record within the NBA East Conference, so they will both fight to ensure their qualifications to the NBA playoffs. Currently, both teams are within the top 8 places on the leaderboard, and they will give it their all to continue climbing positions.
How Did the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat Get Here?
The Boston Celtics have had an excellent season, and playing on their home court is where they have had the most victories. However, it has not been enough to qualify for the next phase of this NBA tournament. Their star players Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker have been leading the team throughout the season, and there’s no doubt they will continue their stellar performances in their game against the Miami Heat.
On the other hand, the Miami Heat has had a remarkable growth this season. They perform very well in away games, which is not common in the NBA. Whether it be wins or losses, Miami’s games this season have been very close. Their leaders Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo are averaging 107.1 points per game this season, which goes to show how great their offense is.
The last game played between the Celtics and the Heat was on January 6, 2021. In this game, the Celtics managed to take the victory with an extremely tight result of 107-105. The heads-up between Tatum and Butler was very exciting, but Tatum won the battle and managed to lead the Celtics to victory in scoring 27 points throughout the game.
You can watch the best moments of the last match between the Celtics and the Heat at:
The Background Between the Celtics vs Heat
The Last 3 Games:
- The Boston Celtics won 2 games with 322 points in total.
- The Miami Heat won 1 game with 318 points in total.
Important Game Information
- When is it? The game will be on Tuesday, May 11, 2021
- What time is it? The game starts at 19:00 hours ET
- Where? TD Garden, Boston, EE.UU.
- Where can I watch it? ESPN, TNT.
Betting Line for Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat
The Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat are both within similar positions on the leaderboard, and since the difference between them is very minimal, this game is very important for both teams. The team that takes the defeat will immediately move away from the winning team on the table, and will in turn, question their participation in the NBA Playoffs. In recent games, Miami has had a better streak than the Celtics, but the power that Boston shows when playing at the TD Garden is far superior. Therefore, we are opting for the Boston Celtics as the winning team of this game.
- Spread: +1/2 – Celtics -1/2 – Heat
- Moneyline: + Celtics + Heat
- Goals: +21/2 -21/2