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
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
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
Miami Heat Form
05-12-2022 05-10-2022 05-08-2022 05-06-2022 05-04-2022 05-02-2022 04-26-2022 04-24-2022 04-22-2022 04-19-2022 90:99@ Philadelphia 76ers 120:85vs Philadelphia 76ers 116:108@ Philadelphia 76ers 99:79@ Philadelphia 76ers 119:103vs Philadelphia 76ers 106:92vs Philadelphia 76ers 97:94vs Atlanta Hawks 86:110@ Atlanta Hawks 111:110@ Atlanta Hawks 115:105vs 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.
Jimmy 'Superstar' Butler took that series personal 👋🏾 pic.twitter.com/bxR20tgnek
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) May 16, 2022
Miami Heat Averages this Season
- Points For110.00
- Points Against105.60
- Points Difference4.40
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Miami Heat Standout Performer
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
Boston Celtics Form
05-15-2022 05-13-2022 05-11-2022 05-09-2022 05-07-2022 05-03-2022 05-01-2022 04-25-2022 04-23-2022 04-20-2022 109:81vs Milwaukee Bucks 95:108@ Milwaukee Bucks 107:110vs Milwaukee Bucks 108:116@ Milwaukee Bucks 103:101@ Milwaukee Bucks 109:86vs Milwaukee Bucks 89:101vs Milwaukee Bucks 112:116@ Brooklyn Nets 103:109@ Brooklyn Nets 114:107vs 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.
Leading the charge 💪🏽 pic.twitter.com/UVlPppc1vB
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 16, 2022
Boston Celtics Averages This Season
- Points For111.80
- Points Against104.50
- Points Difference7.30
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Boston Celtics Standout Performer
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 HauserShoulder
- Marcus SmartFoot
- Al HorfordMedical Protocols
Field Goals Made3936
Field Goals Attempts8079
3 pts Made1011
3 pts Attempts3034
Free Throws Made3024
Free Throws Attempts3432