Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 5-21-2023

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 5/21/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 5/21/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


East Finals – Game 3, MIA leads series 2-0


Sunday night will witness the highly anticipated Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals as the Boston Celtics take on the Miami Heat at the Kaseya Center.


The Celtics, who hold the second seed, have displayed strong road performance this postseason, securing victories in four out of their first six away games.


They currently rank second in offensive efficiency. However, on Friday, Boston experienced a shocking 111-105 defeat at home against Miami, despite leading by as much as 12 points in the first half.


In the previous game, All-Star forward Jayson Tatum led the Celtics’ efforts with an impressive performance, recording 34 points on 10-of-20 shooting from the field.


He also contributed 13 rebounds and eight assists. On the other hand, All-Star guard Jaylen Brown struggled with his shooting, missing 16 of his 23 field goal attempts and finishing with 16 points.


The Celtics struggled from beyond the arc, missing 25 of their 35 three-point attempts and shooting 47 percent overall.


The Boston Celtics have showcased solid offensive capabilities throughout the season, averaging 114.9 points on 48.8 percent shooting.


They have also demonstrated reliable defensive performance, allowing 109.5 points on 45 percent shooting.


Tatum has been a standout performer for the Celtics, averaging 28.7 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, while Brown has contributed 23.9 points and 3.5 assists.


Marcus Smart has been the third double-digit scorer, and Malcolm Brogdon has been influential on the boards, averaging 3.9 rebounds per game.


The Celtics have been shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 81.9 percent from the free-throw line.


Defensively, they have limited opponents to 36.3 percent shooting from deep and have grabbed an average of 42.7 rebounds per game.


  • The total went OVER in 10 of Boston’s last 13 games.
  • The Boston Celtics are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against the Heat.
  • The Celtics are 1-4 SU in their last 5 meetings with Miami.

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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat  Predictions 5/21/2023


On the other side, the Miami Heat hold a 2-0 lead in the series and boast a five-game winning streak at home. They made a remarkable comeback in Game Two after trailing by 11 points in the fourth quarter.


The eighth-seeded Heat closed the game with a 22-9 run over the final minutes, securing an impressive victory.


They demonstrated efficiency at the free-throw line, converting 18 of their 19 attempts, and outrebounded the Celtics by a margin of 45-35.


In the previous game, guard/forward Jimmy Butler led the Miami Heat with 27 points on 12-of-25 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds.


Caleb Martin provided a significant boost off the bench, contributing 25 points on 11-of-16 shooting in 37 minutes of play. All-Star center Bam Adebayo showcased his versatility with 22 points, 17 rebounds, and nine assists.


Throughout the season, the Miami Heat have averaged 113.8 points on 47.3 percent shooting while allowing 109.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting by their opponents.


Butler has been a key contributor, averaging 31.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per game, while Adebayo has added 18.5 points and 9.7 rebounds to the team’s efforts.


Caleb Martin has emerged as the third double-digit scorer, and Gabe Vincent has contributed on the boards, averaging 1.6 rebounds per game.


The Heat have shot 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.3 percent from the free-throw line. Defensively, they have limited opponents to 33.5 percent shooting from deep and have grabbed an average of 41.1 rebounds per game.


  • The total hung OVER in 4 of the Miami Heat’s last 5 games.
  • Miami is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
  • The total went  OVER in 4 of the Heat’s last 5 meetings against Boston.
  • The Heat is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.

Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat. The NBA Pick for this contest is Boston -1.5.


Miami shooting guard Tyler Herro has unfortunately sustained a broken right hand, and his return to the court will depend on the team’s progression in the NBA Finals.


The Boston Celtics have faced challenges in closing out games throughout the playoffs, but they hold an advantage over the Heat in key statistical categories.


In a situation where the Celtics must fight back, their superior talent suggests they will emerge victorious and cover the spread in Game Three. The final score is predicted to be a 112-104 win in favor of the Boston Celtics.


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NBA Starting Time: 8:30 PM ET


Location: FTX Arena in Miami, FL 


Date: Sunday, May 21, 2023                     




NBA Odds/Point Spread: Boston Celtics -1.5       


NBA Totals: 216


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