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    The Boston Celtics (1-0) take on the Miami Heat (0-1) as just 2.5-point favorites on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN and BSSUN. The matchup has a point total of 219.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Celtics vs. Heat

    • Game Day: Friday, October 21, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN and BSSUN
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Arena: FTX Arena
    Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Celtics -2.5 219

    Celtics Betting Stats & Information

    • The Celtics put together a 44-16 record in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 73.3% of those games).
    • Boston had a record of 39-14 in games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -141 or shorter last year (73.6%).
    • The Celtics had 44 wins in 82 games against the spread last season.
    • Against the spread, as 2.5-point favorites or more, the Celtics went 27-25-2 last season.
    • The average point total in Boston’s games last year was 2.8 fewer points than the total of 219 in this matchup.
    • The Celtics had 40 of their 82 games go over the point total last year.

    Miami Betting Stats & Info

    • The Heat won 14, or 60.9%, of the 23 games they played as underdogs last season.
    • Last season, Miami won 11 of its 17 games, or 64.7%, when it was the underdog by at least +120 on the moneyline.
    • The Heat were 46-36-0 against the spread last season.
    • Against the spread, as underdogs of 2.5 points or greater, the Heat went 15-4 last year.
    • The average point total for Miami in 2021 was 3.4 points lower than this game’s over/under.
    • There were 48 Heat games (out of 82) that hit the over last year.

    Celtics vs. Heat Last Season Stat Comparison

    Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Heat AVG Heat Rank
    12th 111.8 Points Scored 110.0 17th
    1st 104.5 Points Allowed 105.6 4th
    4th 46.1 Rebounds 43.7 22nd
    11th 10.5 Off. Rebounds 9.8 18th
    8th 13.2 3pt Made 13.6 6th
    14th 24.8 Assists 25.5 8th
    13th 13.0 Turnovers 13.8 25th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Boston Celtics Leaders

    • Jayson Tatum accumulated 26.9 points and 8.0 rebounds per game last season.
    • Marcus Smart averaged 5.9 assists per game to go with his 12.1 PPG scoring average.
    • Tatum knocked down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.0 per contest a season ago.

    Miami Heat Leaders

    • Tyler Herro put up 20.7 points per game last season.
    • Dewayne Dedmon notched 5.8 rebounds per game and Kyle Lowry averaged 7.5 assists per game.
    • Duncan Robinson was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, knocking down 2.9 per game.
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