Celtics vs. Heat Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/21/2022

by | May 20, 2022

The Boston Celtics (51-31) are a 6-point favorite against the Miami Heat (53-29) on May 21, 2022. A point total of 208.5 has been set for the game. Find more below on the Celtics vs. Heat betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Celtics vs. Heat Spread and Betting Line

Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Celtics -6 208.5 -110 -110 -253 204

Celtics vs. Heat Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, May 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arena: TD Garden

Computer Predictions for Celtics vs. Heat

Computer picks for Celtics vs Heat
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Heat (+6) Over (208.5) Celtics 110 Heat 105

Celtics vs. Heat Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, Boston was 33-36-0 last year.
  • The Celtics went 12-10 as 6-point favorites or more last year.
  • Boston had 36 of its 71 games hit the over last year.
  • Boston Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum led his squad in points (26.0), rebounds (7.3) and assists (4.3) per game last year, shooting 45.9% from the floor and 38.2% from downtown with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest. Defensively, he delivered 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown posted 24.3 points, 3.3 assists and 5.8 rebounds per game last year.
  • Marcus Smart put up 12.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game last year, shooting 40.0% from the floor and 33.0% from beyond the arc with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Robert Williams III put up 7.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game last season. Defensively, he averaged 0.8 steals and 1.7 blocked shots (sixth in league).
  • Payton Pritchard averaged 7.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game last season. Defensively, he averaged 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocks.
  • Boston Celtics Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.6 15
    Opp. Field Goal % 43.4 1
    Rebounds Per Game 46.1 4
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 43.7 12
    Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13

    Heat vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • Miami has 57 wins in 82 games against the spread this year.
  • The Heat are 5-2 as 6-point underdogs or greater.
  • Out of 82 Miami games so far this year, 52 have gone over the total.
  • Miami Heat Leaders

  • Tyler Herro is at the top of the Heat scoring leaderboard with 20.7 points per game. He also pulls down 5.0 rebounds and dishes out 4.0 assists per game.
  • The Miami leaders in rebounding and assists are Dewayne Dedmon with 5.8 rebounds per game (he also adds 6.3 points and 0.7 assists per game) and Kyle Lowry with 7.5 assists per game (he also tacks on 13.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game).
  • Lowry (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for Miami while Dedmon (0.6 blocks per game) is the block leader.
  • Miami Heat Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.7 13
    Opp. Field Goal % 44.7 4
    Rebounds Per Game 43.7 22
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 41.7 2
    Turnovers Per Game 13.8 25
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 14.1 5

    Celtics and Heat Injury Report

    Celtics: Derrick White: Out (Personal), Sam Hauser: Out (Shoulder)
      Heat: P.J. Tucker: Day To Day (Left Knee), Kyle Lowry: Out (Hamstring)

    Betting Tips for Celtics vs. Heat

    We have the Heat (+6) as our best bet in this game after analyzing all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 208.5 points, with a final score of Celtics 110, Heat 105.

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