Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat - 12/4/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Heat at Boston Celtics
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM (TD Garden)
Boston Celtics -5.5 . Total 213.0
The Miami Heat travel to Boston, to face the Celtics. The Heat are (14-5), coming off a 109-106 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics are (14-5), after winning 113-104 over the New York Knicks.
In the Heat win over the Nets, Miami was led on offense by Goran Dragic. Dragic connected on 9 of his 18 attempts from the floor, recording 24 points and 6 assists. The Heat shot 39% from the floor and 32% from 3-point range. The Heat won the game from the foul line, out scoring the Nets 23 to 12 from the foul line. This was a close game the whole game, as neither team led by more than 8 points.
In the Celtics win over the Knicks, Boston was guided on offense by Jayson Tatum. Tatum made 10 of his 23 attempts from the floor, making 5 of 6 from the floor, registering 30 points. The Celtics shot 44% from the floor and 36% from deep. The Knick were able to hang around in the game, by getting to the foul line. The Knicks out scored the Celtics from the foul line, 26 to 16. The game was tied at halftime. The Celtics trailed by as many as 9 points in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Heat are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs the Atlantic.
Heat are 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 games overall.
The under is 4-1-1 in Heat last 6 road games.
Celtics are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Celtics are 5-12-2 ATS in their last 19 home games.
The over is 4-0 in Celtics last 4 vs the Eastern Conference.
The Heat are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 matchups. The road team is 9-2 ATS in the last 9 matchups. Both defense's have look good this year, both allowing less than 105 points per game. Dragic is out for the game Tuesday night against Toronto and his availability is unknown for this matchup. With the possibility he does not play and with Gordon Hayward and Marcus Smart on the injured list for Boston, I'll take the under here. Final score prediction, Celtics win and the total goes under, 107-104.