Celtics Vs Heat: Finals Game 6 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 27, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 26, 2022

The Boston Celtics will meet the Miami Heat in a decisive Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics (-8.5 on the spread, -425 on the moneyline) battle the Heat on Friday at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under in this matchup has been set at 202.

The insights in what follows reference odds valid as of May 27, 2022 at 8:02 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Celtics Vs Heat Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 27

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: Questionable (Knee), Tyler Herro: Out (Groin), Max Strus: Probable (Hamstring)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Heat (+8.5)
Total Pick Over (202)

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

  • Boston has beaten the spread 54 times in 82 games.
  • As 8.5-point favorites or more, the Celtics are 8-10 against the spread.
  • This year, 48 of Boston’s 82 games have hit the over.
  • In 72 games this season, Boston and its opponent have combined for more than 202 points.
  • The total for this game is 202, 13.4 points fewer than the average total in Celtics games thus far this season.
  • Against the spread, Miami is 55-42-1 this season.
  • The Heat have an ATS record of 3-0 as 8.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • This season, 51 of Miami’s 82 games have gone over the point total.
  • Miami’s games have gone over 202 points on 75 occasions this year.
  • The average total for Heat games is 213.8 points, 11.8 more than this game’s over/under.
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