The Boston Celtics are 2-point favorites heading into a decisive Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat at FTX Arena on Saturday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The Heat lead the series 3-2.

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Celtics vs. Heat Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, May 27, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: TNT
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Venue: FTX Arena

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Celtics vs. Heat Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Celtics 113 - Heat 111

Celtics vs Heat Additional Info

Spread & Total Prediction for Celtics vs. Heat

  • Pick ATS: Celtics (- 2)
  • Pick OU: Over (209.5)
  • The Heat (30-48-4 ATS) have covered the spread 53.7% of the time, 17.1% less often than the Celtics (44-35-3) this season.
  • Boston covers the spread when it is a 2-point favorite or more 47.8% of the time. That's more often than Miami covers as an underdog of 2 or more (47.6%).
  • Boston's games have gone over the total 52.4% of the time this season (43 out of 82), which is more often than Miami's games have (40 out of 82).
  • As a moneyline favorite this season, the Celtics are 53-21, while the Heat are 8-16 as moneyline underdogs.

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Celtics Performance Insights

  • Boston has been thriving on both offense and defense this season, ranking fourth-best in the NBA in points per game (117.9) and fourth-best in points allowed per game (111.4).
  • The Celtics rank seventh in the NBA with 26.7 assists per contest.
  • The Celtics rank second-best in the NBA by draining 16 threes per game. In terms of three-point percentage, they rank sixth in the league at 37.6%.
  • Of the shots attempted by Boston in 2022-23, 52% of them have been two-pointers (62% of the team's made baskets) and 48% have been threes (38%).

Heat Performance Insights

  • In 2022-23, Miami is worst in the league offensively (109.5 points scored per game) but second-best on defense (109.8 points allowed).
  • The Heat are 25th in the NBA in assists (23.8 per game) in 2022-23.
  • The Heat are 16th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12 per game) and fourth-worst in 3-point percentage (34.4%).
  • Miami attempts 59.2% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 40.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.5% of Miami's baskets are 2-pointers, and 30.5% are 3-pointers.

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