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Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat 8/4/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Odds & Info

Game Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics
Date & Time Tuesday August 4, 2020, 6:30 PM (EDT)
Location
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Orlando, FL
Latest odds
BOS -3.5 ; Total 220.5
TV Channel
TNT

The Boston Celtics look for their second consecutive victory on Tuesday when playing the Miami Heat. Boston leveled its seeding record to 1-1 following a 128-124 victory on Sunday over the Portland Trail Blazers. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics in the victory with 34 points while Jaylen Brown scored 30. Boston opened a double-digit lead over the Trailblazers but had to hold on down the stretch to pull out the victory.

Jayson Tatum is leading the Boston Celtics in scoring with an average of 23.4 points per game, while Enes Kanter is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.6 per game and Kemba Walker is the leader in assists with an average of 4.8 per game. Walker is also the second-leading scorer with an average of 21.0 points per game.

Miami will conclude a back to back on Tuesday when playing the Celtics after facing the Toronto Raptors on Monday. The Heat opened their seeding schedule with a 125-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo led Miami with 22 points each. Miami is in fourth place in the Eastern Conference two games ahead of fifth place Indiana.

Jimmy Butler is leading Miami in scoring and assists with averages of 20.3 points and 6.1 assists per game. Bam Adebayo is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder for Miami with averages of 16.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. Miami has eight players averaging double figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Boston is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Celtics last 13
  • Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 versus an opponent from the Atlantic division
  • The OVER has cashed in 10 of Miami’s last 13

Free NBA Pick:

Boston Celtics -3.5

Boston is coming off a solid victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday while Miami must play the Toronto Raptors on Monday before the Celtics on Tuesday and could be a step or two slow. Jayson Tatum bounced back from a poor performance in the first seeding game for Boston with a team-high 34 points against Portland and Tatum and Jaylen Brown combined for 64 of Boston's 128 points. Final Score Prediction, Boston Celtics win and cover ATS 116-105.

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