Heat Vs Celtics: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 24, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 24, 2023

The Miami Heat (26-22) will host the Boston Celtics (35-13) after winning four straight home games.

This article refers to odds valid as of January 24, 2023 at 8:01 PM ET. Find all the current odds for this outing in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Heat Vs Celtics Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 24

Heat: Jimmy Butler: Out (Back), Nikola Jovic: Out (Back), Duncan Robinson: Out (Finger), Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle)

Celtics: Jaylen Brown: Out (Adductor), Al Horford: Out (Back), Malcolm Brogdon: Out (Personal), Marcus Smart: Out (Ankle), Danilo Gallinari: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Celtics (+2)
Total Pick Over (214.5)

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.

Heat Vs Celtics Stat Rankings

Heat Avg. (Rank) Celtics Avg. (Rank)
108.6 (30th) Points Scored 118.1 (2nd)
108.4 (2nd) Points Allowed 112.3 (9th)
41.4 (26th) Rebounds 44.5 (7th)
10.0 (19th) Off. Rebounds 9.7 (22nd)
11.9 (15th) 3pt Made 15.6 (2nd)
23.5 (23rd) Assists 26.7 (6th)
13.0 (5th) Turnovers 13.0 (5th)

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Heat Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 34 21.6 6.1 5.0 2.1 0.4 0.6
Bam Adebayo 43 21.4 10.1 3.0 1.1 0.8 0.0
Tyler Herro 36 20.8 5.9 4.4 0.9 0.3 3.1
Kyle Lowry 39 12.8 4.4 5.4 1.2 0.4 2.1
Max Strus 46 12.6 3.7 2.2 0.7 0.2 2.6

Celtics Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayson Tatum 45 31.0 8.4 4.4 1.1 0.8 3.3
Jaylen Brown 43 26.9 7.1 3.3 1.1 0.5 2.5
Derrick White 48 9.9 3.0 3.4 0.8 0.9 1.5
Al Horford 38 9.5 6.3 2.6 0.6 1.0 2.1
Grant Williams 47 9.0 4.7 1.7 0.7 0.4 1.5

Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Heat are 18-27-3 this year.
  • Miami is 8-18-3 as 2-point favorites or more.
  • This season, 21 of the Heat’s 48 games have hit the over.
  • Miami’s games have finished with more than 214.5 points 30 times so far this year.
  • Heat games average 217.1 total points per game this season, 2.6 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Celtics have 25 wins in 48 games against the spread this season.
  • Boston has covered the spread every time (1-0) as a 2-point underdog or more this season.
  • There have been 21 Celtics games (out of 48) that went over the total this year.
  • Boston’s games have had over 214.5 points 40 times this season.
  • The average total for Celtics games is 230.4 points, 15.9 more than this game’s over/under.
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