Celtics Vs Heat: Finals Game 5 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 25, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 24, 2022

The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat are playing in the Eastern Conference Finals, with Game 5 next to come. The Celtics (-3.5 on the spread, -160 to win) play the Heat on Wednesday at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN. This game’s over/under is set at 203.5.

This article references betting data valid as of May 25, 2022 at 8:02 PM ET. Browse all the latest odds for this contest below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Celtics Vs Heat Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 25

Celtics: Marcus Smart: Probable (Ankle), Robert Williams III: Probable (Knee), Sam Hauser: Out (Shoulder)

Heat: Kyle Lowry: Probable (Hamstring), P.J. Tucker: Probable (Knee), Gabe Vincent: Probable (Knee), Tyler Herro: Out (Groin), Max Strus: Probable (Hamstring)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Heat (+3.5)
Total Pick Over (203.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Celtics Vs Heat Stat Rankings

Celtics Avg. (Rank) Heat Avg. (Rank)
111.8 (12th) Points Scored 109.2 (21st)
104.5 (1st) Points Allowed 104.9 (3rd)
46.0 (5th) Rebounds 43.4 (22nd)
10.5 (11th) Off. Rebounds 9.7 (19th)
13.2 (8th) 3pt Made 13.5 (6th)
24.8 (14th) Assists 25.3 (9th)
13.0 (13th) Turnovers 13.6 (22nd)

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 76 26.9 8.0 4.4 0.9 0.6 3.0
Jaylen Brown 66 23.6 6.1 3.5 1.0 0.3 2.5
Derrick White 75 13.2 3.5 4.9 0.9 0.8 1.5
Marcus Smart 71 12.1 3.8 5.9 1.7 0.3 1.7
Al Horford 69 10.2 7.7 3.4 0.7 1.3 1.3

Heat Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 57 21.4 5.9 5.5 1.6 0.5 0.5
Tyler Herro 66 20.7 5.0 4.0 0.7 0.1 2.7
Bam Adebayo 56 19.1 10.1 3.4 1.4 0.8 0.0
Kyle Lowry 63 13.3 4.4 7.4 1.1 0.2 2.3
Victor Oladipo 8 12.4 2.9 3.5 0.6 0.1 1.9

Betting Trends

  • The Celtics’ ATS record as 3.5-point favorites or more is 28-27-1.
  • Boston and its opponent have broken the 203.5-point mark 69 times this season.
  • The Heat have an ATS record of 12-4 as 3.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • Miami’s games have gone over 203.5 points on 71 occasions this season.
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