Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics – East Finals Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Miami Heat
Final
118:107
Boston Celtics
Highlights and Stats


Miami Heat will come up against the Boston Celtics for game 1 of their Eastern Conference final battle, with the tip off scheduled for tonight at 08:30 PM EDT at the FTX Arena. So far in the playoffs the Heat eliminated Atlanta Hawks 4:1 and then the Philadelphia 76ers 4:2, while the Celtics swept the Nets 4:0 in the 1st round and then saw off the competition of last season’s champions from Milwaukee in seven games.

Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 03-30-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
25 28 26 27 106
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
29 23 31 15 98

Both teams last met in March, when Miami Heat recorded a 106-98 win over Boston Celtics on the road. Jimmy Butler had a great game and finished with 24 points, grabbing 3 rebounds and providing 2 assists. Jaylen Brown played a similar role for the Boston Celtics, finishing with 28 points, 6 dimes and 10 boards, but these proved insufficient for the win. The latest five match-ups between the organizations ended in 3 wins for the Miami Heat and 2 for the Boston Celtics. The teams were responsible for an average of 212.4 pts. during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team03-30-202201-31-202211-04-202110-15-202105-11-2021
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
1069278 121 129
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
98 122 95100121

Miami Heat Form

*Last 10 Miami Heat Games - 7:3
05-12-202205-10-202205-08-202205-06-202205-04-202205-02-202204-26-202204-24-202204-22-202204-19-2022
90:99@ Philadelphia 76ers120:85vs Philadelphia 76ers116:108@ Philadelphia 76ers99:79@ Philadelphia 76ers119:103vs Philadelphia 76ers106:92vs Philadelphia 76ers97:94vs Atlanta Hawks86:110@ Atlanta Hawks111:110@ Atlanta Hawks115:105vs Atlanta Hawks

The Heat did a good job on 05/12 when winning 90-99 against the Philadelphia 76ers on the road to close the semi-finals of the Eastern Conference. Jimmy Butler scored 32 points, caught 8 rebounds and provided 4 assists, which proved enough to secure the victory for his team. Back then the team’s biggest advantage was under the rim, with the Heat dominating 49-35 in the overall rebounds. Miami finished the game hitting 48.3% of their field goals, 72.7% FT and 25.0% for 3 pts. The Heat are 7-3 in their last ten matches and are currently on a W2 streak. The team was performing on a great level at the FTX Arena with 29-12 home record during the regular season and so far is flawless on home court in the playoofs. Game 2 of the East Finals against Boston Celtics is set for 05-19-2022.

Miami Heat Averages this Season

  • Points For
    110.00
  • Points Against
    105.60
  • Assits
    25.05
  • Rebounds
    43.67
  • Steals
    7.58
  • Turnovers
    14.62
  • Blocks
    3.41
  • Points Difference
    4.40

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Miami Heat Standout Performer

  • Jimmy Butler

    The franchise's best player this post-season has been Jimmy Butler. He averages 28.7 points, 5.4 assists and 7.6 rebounds per 37.4 minutes spent on the floor.

Miami Heat Missing Players

NONE

Boston Celtics Form

*Last 10 Boston Celtics Games - 7:3
05-15-202205-13-202205-11-202205-09-202205-07-202205-03-202205-01-202204-25-202204-23-202204-20-2022
109:81vs Milwaukee Bucks95:108@ Milwaukee Bucks107:110vs Milwaukee Bucks108:116@ Milwaukee Bucks103:101@ Milwaukee Bucks109:86vs Milwaukee Bucks89:101vs Milwaukee Bucks112:116@ Brooklyn Nets103:109@ Brooklyn Nets114:107vs Brooklyn Nets

The previous meeting of Boston Celtics was on Sunday, 15th of May when coming up against the Milwaukee Bucks for the deciseve game 7 of the East semi-finals at home and ended in a 109-81 win. 27 points and 6 reboundss for 39 minutes were enough for Grant Williams to lead and be the team’s most valuable player. 42.0% of his team’s field goal attempts hit the basket. The roster also averaged 72.2% free throws and more than decent 40.0% 3-pts shooting on the night. Shooting from deep was the Celtics main advantage in the most recent triumph against the Sixers, who were limited to just 4-of-33 or 12.1% success rate from downtown. The team is 7-3 in their last ten games and currently on a W2 run. When visiting, Boston went 23-18 throughout the regular season, but two of the 3 defeats in the series against the Bucks came on home floor.

Boston Celtics Averages This Season

  • Points For
    111.80
  • Points Against
    104.50
  • Assits
    24.74
  • Rebounds
    45.44
  • Steals
    7.23
  • Turnovers
    13.78
  • Blocks
    5.85
  • Points Difference
    7.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Boston Celtics Standout Performer

  • Jayson Tatum

    The organization's best player in the playoffs has been Jayson Tatum, as he has aided the cause with 28.8 points, 5.9 dimes and 5.6 boards for an average of 41.7 minutes spent on court.

Boston Celtics Missing Players

  • Sam Hauser
    Shoulder
  • Marcus Smart
    Foot
  • Al Horford
    Medical Protocols

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
25 29 39 25 118
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
28 34 14 31 107
Miami HeatBoston Celtics
  • Score

    118
    107
  • Field Goals Made

    39
    36
  • Field Goals Attempts

    80
    79
  • 3 pts Made

    10
    11
  • 3 pts Attempts

    30
    34
  • Free Throws Made

    30
    24
  • Free Throws Attempts

    34
    32
  • Rebounds Total

    39
    38
  • Rebounds Offence

    9
    8
  • Rebounds Defence

    30
    30
  • Assists

    18
    22
  • Steals

    10
    8
  • Blocks

    12
    8
  • Turnovers

    13
    16
  • Personal Fouls

    24
    23

Player Ratings

Miami Heat

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jimmy Butler41121963.2020.0171894.45495432341+25
Bam Adebayo373475.00004580.00441042410-5
Gabe Vincent3451050.03742.944100.00223031417+23
P.J. Tucker312540.01333.3020.0066310145+12
Max Strus304944.43837.50001342201311-12
Tyler Herro2771546.71520.033100.01783104118+5
Victor Oladipo152922.21250.0000011121135-6
Caleb Martin132450.01250.0000011000005-3
Dewayne Dedmon112540.0010.022100.0224001026+16

Boston Celtics

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jayson Tatum44102147.62922.27977.81786417129-8
Jaylen Brown4371741.24850.061060.028103102324-10
Grant Williams352540.01250.022100.0011210257-14
Payton Pritchard3061637.541136.422100.01454101218-1
Derrick White291425.0010.01250.0000401243-11
Robert Williams286875.00006785.72791021318+5
Daniel Theis204580.0000000134201028-16
Aaron Nesmith11030.0030.00001010131300